We Care for Senior Pets

By the age of 7, most pets are considered to be seniors. Around this age, many pets also begin developing health conditions that can lead to more serious problems if left undetected and untreated. This is why we recommend twice yearly wellness exams for senior pets. Early detection, coupled with rigorous treatment and advanced care, can offer significant health benefits, including a longer, healthier life.

What to Expect During Your Visit

After the age of 7, we recommend a doctor see your senior pet every six months. During these visits, your pet can expect to receive:

  • A hands-on, head to tail physical examination
  • Vaccination boosters (if required)
  • Testing for parasites and worms
  • Parasite and heartworm preventatives
  • A dental examination
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Diagnostic testing, which many include:
    • Complete blood chemistry panel and blood count (CBC)
    • Urinalysis
    • Thyroid check
    • Electrolyte check
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Radiographs
    • Advanced diagnostics

Your pet’s veterinarian will also provide important information, including:

Warning Signs

If your pet exhibits any of the following behaviors, do not hesitate to contact us:

  • Loss or increase in appetite
  • Loss or increase in thirst
  • Aggressive or withdrawn behavior
  • Problems hearing or seeing
  • Pain or injury
  • Labored breathing
  • Dental problems
  • Weight loss

To schedule an exam for your senior pet, please contact us today. We are open 7 days a week, with doctor’s hours Monday through Saturday. No appointments are required (but they are available if preferred). While we ask that all appointments be scheduled 48 hours in advance, it is sometimes possible to see a doctor the same day based on availability.

Handsome 79 year old senior man petting his dog

Walk-ins Welcome!

We accept walk-ins during our Doctor's Hours to meet your busy lifestyle. If you’d prefer to make an appointment, we offer those too!

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