Senior Pets Care in Durham and Chapel Hill

Senior Pet Care in Durham and Chapel Hill

Senior pets need special care in order to stay happy and healthy. At New Hope Animal Hospital in Durham - Chapel Hill, we find that senior pet owners need guidance in order to take proper care of their pets. We help senior pets live longer, healthier lives. We also help pet owners take charge of their senior pet's wellness, so they can play a more active role in their senior pet's health.

Senior Pets Need Special Attention

Senior pets need special attention from their owners and the veterinarian. Below are just a few examples of the type of help senior pets need in their golden years:

Specialized Diet

Senior pets eat less protein and less food overall. Feeding your senior pet a diet that is specially designed to meet his or her needs will help your pet maintain good energy levels and avoid unhealthy weight gain

Special Accommodations at Home

Many older pets develop problems like arthritis, which can make it difficult for your pet to get around the house. You may need to make special accommodations to ensure that your pet is able to get in and out of bed, to the food and water dish and other locations of your house. Your pet's veterinarian can make suggestions that will help your pet stay active in your home.

Extra Wellness Checkups Throughout the Year

Older pets need additional wellness checkups so that serious medical conditions can be caught in their early stages. Your pet's vet at New Hope Animal Hospital will let you know when your pet should start coming to the veterinary clinic more frequently.

We Offer Senior Pet Care to the Pets of Chapel Hill and Durham

At New Hope Animal Hospital, we help pet owners keep their elderly pets healthy. For more information about how you can help your senior pet, bring your pet in for a wellness exam. Call today for an appointment at 919-490-2000.

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Read what our happy pet owners have to say!

  • "Dr. Windram is such a great veterinarian! He always takes the time to follow up visits with a call, and is so patient with my high-stress, vet-anxious dog. I only wish I could get this kind of medical care for myself!"
    Terri R. (via Facebook)
  • "I've been going here for about 4 years with my dog. The staff is kind and loving towards the animals and very friendly and professional."
    Liz T. (via Google)
  • "Our dogs have gone here for nearly a year now and all the doctors and staff are friendly, knowledgeable and thorough. Great clinic all around."
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  • "Dr. Bush is the most amazing and thorough veterinarian I have ever encountered. She is a true professional and cares equally for both her patients as well as their owners."
    Marnie S. (via Google)
  • "My pets have been cared for by the folks at New Hope for years now. Best vet practice in Durham hands down!"
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