Advancements in veterinary medicine allow our dogs and cats to live longer, fuller lives. At Lincoln Park Veterinary Hospital, we provide comprehensive wellness care for senior pets. Dogs and cats are considered to be in their senior years at about seven years of age. At this age, we take more precautions and highly recommend routine blood screenings and more frequent examinations to detect health issues before they begin affecting your pet. Early detection and treatment means your pet will be happier and healthier.
Your senior pet’s exam will include:
During your dog or cat’s senior wellness exam, our veterinarians will sit down with you to discuss symptoms of age-related changes that your pet may be experiencing, as well as any concerns you have about his or her overall health. Please also be watchful for any of the following signs in a senior pet that should be addressed by one of our veterinarians as soon as possible:
To schedule your senior pet’s next wellness exam, please call us at 313-389-2222.