Although senior pets may develop age-related problems, good care allows them to live happy, healthy and active lives in their senior years. Regular senior wellness veterinary examinations can detect problems in older pets before they become advanced or life-threatening, and improve the chances of a longer and healthier life. By taking a proactive approach to senior wellness and will have a better understanding of your pets overall health. You will also be more aware of options available to help your pet with any age-related conditions or medical needs.
We ask that you fill out and submit the canine or feline pre-visit questionnaire below prior to your visit. It should take you no more than 5 minutes to complete but it will help the doctor approach your pets visit based upon the information provided.
Canine Senior Wellness Questionnaire
Feline Senior Wellness Questionnaire
We also offer senior wellness bundles as an excellent opportunity to check your senior companion for health concerns that may not yet be symptomatic.
One of the best things you can do for your pet is be informed. Below are several articles about senior wellness related topics that we encourage you to review. Each article is peer reviewed and veterinarian approved to ensure you are getting quality information.
Senior Dog Care – Special Considerations
Senior Cat Care – Special Considerations
Wellness Testing in Senior Dogs
Wellness Testing in Senior Cats
Helping our Senior Dogs Age Gracefully
Helping our Senior Cats Age Gracefully
Below are some species specific handouts that you can use to help determine if your pet is experiencing pain from arthritis or many other conditions. Pets by instinct hide their pain so using a checklist can make it easier to determine to what extent for your pets senior visit with the doctor.
Articles / Handouts Related to Quality of Life:
Quality of Life at the End of Life for Your Cat