Older pets make wonderful companions, and thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, pets are living longer than ever. By learning more about the special needs of your senior pet, you’re taking the first step toward providing the best care for your friend in his or her golden years.
Pets in their senior years—those of about seven years of age and older—begin to go through a gradual reduction of their physical capabilities. However, this process can be slowed and managed through proper veterinary care, thereby offering your beloved pet an extended period of vitality and good health. Preventative care tailored to your pet’s age, lifestyle, risk factors and other elements can also help prevent common diseases or detect them at early and easily treatable stages. Senior pet examinations at our animal hospital include a complete blood panel with a urinalysis and extra time in the examination room reviewing your pet’s history and overall health.
With our help, you can prolong your pet’s good health and well-being, even as his or her pace slows a bit. We can make sure you and your faithful companion enjoy many more years together.