As many more pets survive into old age, veterinary practitioners are finding that an increasing proportion of their work involves the treatment of ageing animals. This sector of patients requires specialist care that takes into account the many considerations related to geriatric disease. "Canine and Feline Geriatrics" is a practical and readily accessible guide to the treatment of the geriatric cat and dog. It discusses the topics and problems specifically related to the elderly animal and is recommended as essential reading for all veterinary practitioners and students involved in small animal practice. It covers an area of veterinary practice that is increasing in importance. It details the many concerns that are specific to the treatment of the elderly patient. It is a useful source of information for all veterinary practitioners and students.