The advancements in human medicine helped to double the global average life expectancy for the last two centuries. The similarities of our bodies to our pets’ bodies would make these animals good disease models; human medical treatments are first tested in animal disease models. The similarity works both ways and so proven human treatments should also be applied to our dear companion animals. Yet, our pets’ longevity did not significantly improve throughout the years. Only a few human medical treatments are also translated to animals.