Because our pets age much quicker than we do, we recommend bi-annual office visits. Your veterinarian may recommend additional diagnostics at the time of your exam. Vaccines are still important to our older pets and to help reduce the risk of post-vaccine reactions in pets that are due for multiple vaccines, an additional vaccine exam with a technician can be scheduled within 30 days of the initial visit.
Your senior pet’s exam also includes a consultation about your aging pet’s nutrition, mobility, and comfort. An in-house referral to our integrative medicine specialist, Dr. Frederick, may be recommended to help provide your pet with the best quality of life in his or her golden years.
Senior Preventative Care
Comprehensive physical exam and consultation
Fecal exam for intestinal parasites
Full chemistry and CBC
Thyroid testing (Total T4)
Blood pressure evaluation
Heartworm Test and Tick-borne disease screening test (for dogs)
How Old Is My Pet, Really?
We invite you to check out this helpful chart to determine the age of your pet in human years. This may give you a better idea about the kind of health concerns you may face with your companion. If you have questions about your pet’s age and health requirements, please contact our team for more information. We will be happy to assist you!