Strokes, vision problems, arthritis and other conditions don't just affect people. Pets also develop serious health problems that change their lives. Fortunately, you can help your handicapped pet ...View Article
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Senior Canine Packages
Senior Dog Care
These older guys do require a little more attention, but this is okay, they have earned it! Senior pets often start to show signs of arthritis (often falsely perceived as "slowing down" due to age); decreased vision, decreased hearing and they may be developing lumps and bumps on their skin. More of a concern or those things we cannot see just by looking at them. Therefore, it is very important that we perform blood screening at least annually to look for problems that may be occurring silently. Most of the time, we hope, these tests are perfectly normal. Early detection is the key to many of the common diseases and in fact some may be prevented all together!
· Comprehensive Physical Exam - including examination of the joints
· DHPP vaccine
· Bordetella/Parainfluenza vaccine (Kennel Cough)
· Rabies vaccine
· Fecal exam for parasites
· Heartworm Test
· General Health Comprehensive Blood Panel to screen for common diseases of older pets
· Discuss any issues you may be noticing
**Depending on your pet's health status we may begin recommending twice a year examinations