Medical Care for Older Pets
Older dogs and cats enter the Shelter all the time. Many times, they come from homes where the owners can no longer take care of their best friends’ needs.
In many cases, these wonderful older pets need some medical attention to help make them more adoptable that is outside the County’s budget. Friends of the Animal Shelter steps up and pays the difference.
Examples of medical expenses include:
- Diagnostic blood tests
- Minor surgeries, such as lipoma aspirations
- Medications for urinary tract, skin and ear infections
- Dental cleaning and extractions
- Eye exams
If you’re not able to adopt an older pet, perhaps you can help us with their medical needs instead.
They may be a little gray around the muzzle, but they are absolute experts at being life-long companions.
Consider Adopting an Older Pet
They don’t require as much supervision and maintenance as younger animals. They’re often better behaved, house-trained, and know basic commands. Their personalities are already developed. What you see is what you get!