It is crucial that your senior dog receives regular care to prevent and treat the diseases to which older pets are more prone, such as bone and joint problems; hormone disorders; cancer; and diseases of the kidney, heart, and liver. Dogs age at a much faster rate than humans, so bi-annual visits are strongly recommended to make sure that your senior dog is as healthy as possible.
During your dog’s senior wellness visit, we will discuss any age-related changes your dog may be experiencing and any concerns you have about his or her health. We can help guide you in caring for your senior dog by providing advice on nutrition, exercise, mobility, and changes in your pet’s lifestyle.
Our bi-annual wellness exam for senior dogs includes:
Since dogs age more rapidly than people, dramatic changes in health can occur in as little as three to six months. The following warnings signs could indicate a problem that should be addressed as soon as possible:
To schedule your dog’s senior wellness visit, call us today at (301) 949-2511.