Generally speaking, cats and dogs are considered seniors at 11 years old and 7 years old, respectively. When your pet becomes a senior, they’ll need regular physical exams, vaccines, lab work, and dental care. Through diagnostic testing, such as complete blood counts, urinalyses, and fecal tests, we can detect diseases that commonly affect older pets.
Some conditions that typically affect senior pets include:
Luckily, many age-related health conditions can be prevented or managed via medication and/or treatment. Our goal is to keep your pet happy and healthy well into their golden years and we can do that by addressing their needs on an individual basis.