AdultPet Wellness

At False River Veterinary Clinic, you can ensure the health of your adult pet. Annual checks contribute to disease diagnosis, longevity, and overall well-being.

Vet examining a adult dog

Adult Wellness - Cat And Dog

Bringing your pet in for an annual diagnostic and wellness checkup can help reassure you that your dog or cat is healthy or help us detect hidden diseases or conditions early. Early detection can improve the prognosis of many diseases, keep medical costs down, and help your pet live longer. Many dogs and cats are good at hiding signs of something wrong, so subtle changes in their health or behavior might be easy to overlook. And depending on the disease, some pets don’t show any symptoms.

Dogs and cats age far quicker than humans, so it is even more crucial for our companion animals to receive regular exams. In addition, the risks of arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hormone disorders, and kidney and liver problems increase with age.

Cute cat examination by vet
During your pet’s wellness exam, we will perform a physical assessment, checking your dog or cat from nose to tail. We will also make sure your pet receives appropriate vaccinations and preventives. We will perform a diagnostic workup, including blood, fecal, and urine tests, to check for parasites and underlying diseases. We may also recommend that your pet receive dental care. When your pet is nearing his or her senior years, we will recommend a baseline exam and diagnostic workup so we’ll know what’s normal for your pet. This will enable us to keep track of any changes.

Because you spend the most time with your pet, you are your pet’s expert and his or her greatest advocate. Please let us know if you’ve noticed any physical or behavioral changes in your pet or any other concerns you might have.