How often should I bring my pet in for a check-up?
Semi-annual physical examinations
are the focal point for keeping your pet on the road of good
During the 6 months between exams, your pet actually ages 3-5
Regular comprehensive examinations are critical to preventing and
detecting disease because:
Our pets age 5-7 times faster than us.
Animals by nature tend to hide illness, so it can be hard for
you to detect problems.
Pets cannot always tell us when it hurts.
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Preventing and protecting
animals from health problems is the foundation. This
comprehensive physical examinations
immunization and deworming programs
preventative wellness packages
to keep your animals healthy
and happy for a lifetime.
What will help my pet live a healthier and longer life?
ingredients are needed:
1. Prevention of disease - vaccinations,
heartworm preventative, flea & tick protection, nutrition
2. Detection of disease by comprehensive health
assessments - consists of physical examinations, blood screenings,
fecal exams, urinalysis, etc.
3. Health care plans & therapeutics if needed
- involves choosing and implementing the most appropriate therapies
for any medical condition(s) that are detected.
4. Monitoring for follow-up care as needed -
re-evaluations and diagnostic tests to monitor progress.
Why should I bring my pet in when he seems
think that the purpose of an exam or "office visit" is to receive
vaccinations. This couldn't be further from the truth. The most
important reason to have your pet seen by a veterinarian is for
comprehensive physical examinations and programs designed to
prevent and detect disease.
View the Human-Animal Age Conversion Chart
(PDF) to see how old your pet really is!
Prevention and early disease
detection are the keys
to your pet having a longer and