One of the biggest shortcomings in our care of our furry family members is not keeping in mind that they age much faster than we do. As in humans, some health issues that affect older pets can begin with very subtle changes that may go unnoticed until the problem has become serious.
Regular wellness visits are important for every stage of your pet’s life, so don’t forget to keep your senior pet’s scheduled wellness appointments. Remember old age for us humans or your pet is not a disease just problems tend to develop when we become older. The best way to help protect your pet as he or she ages is to understand the aging process in pets. Dr. Zafir understands that process and can help you help your pet.
Routine wellness blood work and other routine diagnostic testing are important for senior pets because these tests allow us to evaluate how your pet’s health is either responding to current management strategies or changing with age.