Ensuring your pet's well-being through an annual diagnostic and wellness checkup provides peace of mind and early disease detection. Early identification can significantly improve disease prognosis, reduce medical expenses, and extend your pet's life. Pets are adept at concealing signs of illness, making subtle changes in their health or behaviour easy to miss. Some diseases may not exhibit symptoms at all. To safeguard your pet's health, contact us at 902-468-7387 and schedule a comprehensive checkup today.
What does a veterinary exam entail?
A veterinary exam is a comprehensive health assessment conducted by our skilled veterinarians. It includes a thorough physical examination, checking vital signs, assessing overall health, and looking for any signs of illness or discomfort. These exams are essential for your pet's health as they allow early detection of potential health issues, ensuring prompt and effective treatments. Regular exams help us monitor your pet's well-being, catch any problems early on, and provide personalized care to meet their specific needs.
How often should I bring my pet for check-ups?
The frequency of veterinary exams depends on your pet's age, health status, and any pre-existing conditions. For most pets, an annual exam is recommended, while senior pets or those with specific health concerns may require more frequent visits. During a veterinary exam, our veterinarians will conduct a thorough physical assessment, discuss any concerns you may have, and provide guidance on preventive care, nutrition, and behavioural support.
Are there any specific signs that indicate my pet needs a veterinary exam?
Yes, there are several signs that may indicate your pet needs a veterinary exam, even if they seem healthy. These signs include changes in appetite, sudden weight loss or gain, lethargy, unusual behaviour, vomiting, diarrhea, changes in urination or defecation patterns, difficulty walking, or any other abnormality you notice. It's essential not to ignore these subtle signs, as they could be early indicators of underlying health issues. A timely veterinary exam can help identify and address these concerns, ensuring your pet's well-being and peace of mind for you as a pet parent.