Aging is a natural process, and with it can come many complex physical changes in your companion. The key to ensuring your senior pet has the healthiest and highest quality of life possible is to recognize and reduce health risk factors and detect disease and institute treatment as early as possible. Physical examinations, vaccinations, laboratory diagnostics, and dental care are all modalities utilized to prevent and manage many age-related conditions.
Many common conditions of senior pets include:
Signs to watch for in your aging companion:
Each of these signs could be indicative an underlying disease, many of which can be managed with medication or treatment. Our goal at Montpelier Veterinary Hospital is to individually address your pet's needs as they enter their golden years to keep them in the best health possible.
The veterinarians and staff at Montpelier Veterinary Hospital hope to work with you to make the best decisions for your beloved pet's care!