Seniors are more likely to develop chronic conditions such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis, blindness, dental disease, kidney disease, or dementia. For this reason, regular wellness visits are even more crucial for senior pets, and we often recommend them more often than once annually.
Bringing your pet in for wellness visits allows us to check for signs of discomfort or disease and treat them before they grow more serious. Performing routine tests and exams on senior pets is the best way to safeguard against pain and sickness.
Here are some examples of routine tests we perform on senior pets:
If you ever notice a sudden change in your senior pet, please give us a call to let us know your concerns. Healthy habits such as exercise, regular veterinary check-ups, and proper nutrition can help your pet to stay healthy and happy into their twilight years.