You love your pet, whether it is a new puppy or kitten or a dog you have owned for years. You want your pet to be healthy and live a long life. Part of making sure that this happens is to make sure that your pet gets into the vet at least once a year for vaccinations and a thorough examination. There are some excellent reasons why annual wellness checkups are important.
One of the problems with diagnosing a pet is that they cannot tell you the symptoms they are having. Your pet may be having health problems that you cannot detect on your own. You may believe that your pet is completely healthy, when in reality they may be in the beginning stages of a serious health condition. Annual wellness checkups allow your vet to fully examine your pet and ask you questions about their lifestyle that can give insight into any potential health problems. Early detection of many health conditions in pets can lead to further treatment options. If health problems are found too late, treatment options may be limited. Continue reading “Why Annual Wellness Checkups are Important”