Do Geriatric Pets Need Special Food? Part 2

Today we continue to examine the other health issues targeted by the makers of senior pet food formulas.

Foods for Joint Health

While it is true that most dogs and cats with arthritic joint changes are old, it is not true that old dogs and cats are necessarily arthritic. Geriatric changes are known to occur to the cartilage tissue of joints. Age related decreases in cartilage cells also results in decreased production and secretion of certain chemicals, namely glycosaminoglycans and chondroitin …

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