Three Issues Senior Pet Owners Need to Think About

As a pet owner, you know the feelings of joy and satisfaction you get from your animal companion. As an aging senior, however, you also know that there are a lot of things that you used to do that you probably shouldn’t do any more. Senior pet owners have to consider several issues as they age that younger pet owners don’t really need to think about as much. If you are a senior pet owner and have yet to do so, developing a pet plan is an essential piece of being prepared for the future. Issue 1. Your Pet and Your Estate Plan You create an estate plan to deal with the issues that arise after your death. For pet owners, providing for your pet’s care after you’re gone is essential. Creating and properly funding a pet trust is one of the best ways you can make sure your pet will be cared for in the future. If you haven’t already created a pet trust, you need to speak to your estate planning attorney about creating one as soon as possible. Issue 2. Your Pets and Your Home Many se


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