Regular health check up for pets are vital to safeguard them from infections and diseases. It allows you to implement effective treatments well ahead of time before the ailment gets worse. Pet health examination is the only way to ensure good health condition of your beloved dog/cat.
Our veterinarians maintain a yearly health chart of the pets to determine the current health condition and catch the potential signs of any serious illness that can develop in near future.
Wellness exams for pets must be undertaken in the early stages of life i.e. from first to 16 weeks. However, vaccinations prevent the chances of any disease or infections. But, periodic general check up will ensure healthy growth and lifestyle of your pets. Our veterinarians will undertake complete pet diagnosis to safeguard them from any severe illnesses.
Importance of Pet Wellness Exams
Parasites, worms, periodontal diseases, cancer and any other health issue can wreak havoc on your pet’s body. A periodic health check up will help a veterinarian rectify and address the health issues to improve the quality of life of your loved ones. The wellness exam becomes utmost important when your pet gets aged.It helps in identifying the various health issues that develop with age. Advanced diagnostic and an effective treatment play a significant role in prolonging your pet’s life.
Advanced Lab for Complete Health Check up of Pets
At Westheights Veterinary Hospital, we have a well-equipped in-house laboratory featuring important vet equipments. We undertake every pet disease analysis in-house for precise results. We provide you complete details of the entire check up along with the recommended treatments.
Following is the list of wellness tests we perform in our animal hospital in Kitchener.
- General checkup of reproductive system
- Complete dental health check up
- Complete physical examination of pet including skin, hair/fur, muscle movement (walking, running and sitting)
- Heartbeat and pulse rate check up
- Kidney, lung and abdomen analysis
- Meticulous examination of ears and eyes to rectify internal infections
Senior Pet Wellness Exams
With advancement in veterinary medicine, now pets can live a much healthier life than before. Dogs can live happily for 16 to 18 years. However, the risk for infection and diseases have also soared. The life expectancy of your senior pet can be increased with the help of a dedicated senior pet health wellness exam. Older pets are more vulnerable to diabetes, heart disease, joint and kidney disorders and more. Our senior wellness examination includes:
- Comprehensive physical examination
- Rabies vaccination
- Examination of internal organs
- Analyzing the health history
- Erhlichia/Lymes/Heartworm disease test
- Undertaking effective preventive health care
At Westheights Veterinary Hospital, we ensure your pet leads a happy and healthy life. Our pet wellness exams are supervised by our veterinarians to minimize the possibility of developing any heart, kidney and bone disease. We just have the right skills to prolong your pet’s life.