Wellness Visits and Preventative Care

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Every pet should have a yearly examination so their general health and well-being can be evaluated and, if possible, improved. Senior pets over 10 years of age should be seen twice yearly. An annual examination often includes the following:

  • Complete physical examination.
  • Evaluation of body condition score and discussion of your pet’s current diet.
  • Administration of vaccines (if needed).
  • Review of home dental care for pets with early signs of dental issues.
  • Discussion of any concerns.
  • Heartworm test (for dogs) and fecal examination (for dogs and cats).
  • Review of current heartworm and flea/tick prevention.
  • Screening blood testing and urinalysis for senior pets.
  • Nail trimming as needed.

Wellness examinations are a great way to keep your pet healthy! By identifying ways to keep your pet fit and happy, we can prevent many diseases or, if we identify a problem, start treatment before your pet feels sick.

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