Customized Care for Your Senior Pet

Determining the age your pet becomes a senior is based on many factors, including breed, size of pet, lifestyle, and type of companion. As a general rule, when your dog turns 7 years of age or your cat turns 8 years of age, we consider them a senior.

We recommend senior pets undergo a senior wellness exam every 6 months. Catching a disease or health concern in the early stages makes the condition easier to treat and results in the best possible outcome for your pet. Senior pets are often skilled at hiding their ailments from their owners. Increased wellness exam visits can provide insight into your senior pet’s ailment progression. Great advances have been made in the treatment of many senior pet ailments. Some of these include:

Additionally, we recommend a diagnostic workup once a year, including the following:

Please contact us to schedule a senior pet wellness visit. If you have any questions or concerns, our staff will be happy to discuss them with you.