A wellness exam is key to maintaining your pet’s health and well-being. At Loveland Regional Animal Hospital, our team uses these exams to stay informed about your pet’s health and prevent disease. These exams cover many aspects of treatment and are created to cater to your pet’s individual needs. We strive to continually improve your companion’s quality of life through regular wellness exams in every stage of their life.
To schedule a wellness check-up, call Loveland Regional Animal Hospital today!
AGE-RELATED WELLNESS PROGRAMS
The Importance of Veterinary Wellness Exams
Wellness exams are meant to keep you informed about your pet’s health and enables our team to be aware of any problems before they become serious. Early detection and prompt treatment can be imperative to your pet’s quality of life. We recommend adult dogs and cats have annual wellness appointments, however wellness care is important at every age. Puppies and kittens should begin their first series of vaccinations between six and eight weeks old, in addition receiving thorough physical examinations, intestinal parasite screenings and prophylactic dewormings. When you bring your pet in for an exam, it will include:
- An eye exam using an ophthalmoscope
- An ear exam using an otoscope
- A heart exam using a stethoscope
- Lab testing such as blood analysis and urinalysis to observe internal functions
- Blood screenings to identify potential disease prior exihibiting to external symptoms
Close examination of the teeth, skin, coat, vital signs, body condition, and joints. Our veterinarians will also use their hands to feel the contents of your pet’s abdomen.
What Is Internal Medicine?
Loveland Regional Animal Hospital is fully equipped to offer comprehensive diagnostic and treatment expertise to provide the very best care for your dog or cat. We use advanced cardiac diagnostic ultrasound and refer to several board-certified specialists to make sure your pet receives the highest quality veterinary medicine available. In addition, we are experienced in dealing with internal medicine, which refers to the diagnosis and treatment of disease inside the body, such as the following:
- Kidney/Urinary Disease
- Internal Infections
- Diseases of the Liver, Gallbladder, Endocrine System (e.g., Diabetes, Adrenal, Thyroid, etc.) and heart disease
Client Education and Consultation
At Loveland Regional Animal Hospital, we believe you know your pets best, and we are dedicated to working with you to provide pet wellness care that is tailored to their specific needs. Our team is here to answer any questions you may have and help maintain your pet’s quality of life. Contact Loveland Regional Animal Hospital to schedule your pet’s next wellness exam today!