As your pet ages, new problems can arise such as loss of mobility, digestive problems, vision impairment, and kidney and heart disease. Regular checkups at Cachet Village Animal Hospital will help to ensure your senior pet stays fit and healthy for as long as possible.
Proactive Pet Care with Early Detection
Early detection of age-related problems combined with the latest in advanced medical techniques can help your pet maintain a wonderful quality of life for a very long time. We will do all that we can, including pain management, so that your pet is happy and comfortable throughout his or her senior years.
As your pet ages, be sure to watch for the following signs that could indicate that his or her health may be compromised:
Most pets are considered “senior” when they reach 7 years of age, but some larger dogs might begin to experience age-related medical issues as young as 5 years old.
Regular Veterinary Exams & Pet Information
At Cachet Village Animal Hospital, we normally recommend thorough veterinary exams twice per year for senior pets, with lab work performed at least once per year. Call us today to book an appointment for your pet. Learn more about senior pet care at the pet owner's resource website of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).