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Elderly pet suffer from arthritis and other aches and pains just as people do. An orthopedic dog bed made from memory foam and gel will offer support as well as extra comfort. Also, older dogs tend to develop painful elbow calluses that are more comfortable on soft bedding.

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Mani-pedis are really important for both dogs and cats. If left unattended, nails can grow into the skin. Not only is this painful but it also makes walking extremely difficult. If you struggle to trim nails, both a groomer or the vet’s office can help. Some adoption agencies offer free nail trims for life. So be sure to ask when you adopt.

A nice cat scratching post will also help keep nails in good shape.