Special Senior Pet Care Benefits Older Dogs & Cats
Your pet companion becomes more and more important to you over the years. When many pets get
older, we need to look at them a little differently. Depending on breed and life expectancy, senior
status may be attained earlier for some pets and later for others.
A Happy, Long Life for Your Pet Friend
With continuing improvements in veterinary care, we can do much more to ensure that your best
friend will remain with you much longer.
During wellness examinations, in addition to the gentle hands-on exam as your
pet ages, we will screen for:
Kidney and liver function
Dental problems and disease
Other diagnostic tools are also used so that we can make accurate diagnoses. Early detection of disease can improve treatment outcome.
We may use:
Senior Pet Health Concerns & Pain Management
Now, more than ever, we can offer you more choices to treat pet health
problems such as:
There are many new medications and dietary supplements available to help improve your pet’s
quality of life. Drugs are available in many forms, so it’s easier than ever to find one that your
pet can take with less difficulty. These drugs and supplements help us to lessen the effects of
arthritis, ease symptoms, and relieve
pain. Exercise helps keep your pet in good condition and helps him or her to have better
We will make sure you have the information you need to take preventive steps to help keep your
pet healthy and happy.