Our veterinarians at the Pasquotank Animal Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC, are here to help you with your pet’s aging health needs. Once a pet reaches a certain age, he may require a bit more care to keep him healthy. We are experienced in the field of geriatric pet care and want to help you to make this possible so that your pet can live a long and happy life with his family.
Your Pet’s Aging Care
Our veterinarian on our team can help treat aging pets and help to detect diseases that they may develop while they are older. This may include diabetes, liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, pet arthritis and more. Many of these diseases can be very painful for your pet and a veterinarian at our animal hospital can diagnose it by giving him an examination, taking x-rays, using our in-house lab, and by hearing what you have to say about any symptoms your pet may have. You are your pet’s greatest advocate as you are with him every day and can see any increasing difficulty in his movement. We can help to devise an individual course of action for treatment for this to help your pet be comfortable and attempt to decrease or eliminate his pain. By giving your pet the correct type of care, he will be happier and healthier as he ages.
It is important to take bring your pet in for routine wellness visits because many diseases can be more easily treated if they are caught early. Some diseases require special testing to verify. It can save you a lot of time, money, and stress to get these diseases caught early. You do not want to wait until it is too late to treat your pet.
We can also provide you wit tips and tricks to take care of your senior pet. This may include advice on diet, exercises, and what signs to look out for to notice if he has developed a condition that needs the attention of a vet.
Visit Us for More Information from Our Animal Hospital
Do you have a pet that needs geriatric pet care? At the Pasquotank Animal Hospital in Elizabeth City, NC, we can provide senior pet care for diseases such as pet arthritis. Call to make an appointment for your aging pet so that he can live a long and happy, healthy life. You can reach out to us at (252) 264-3371 and schedule your pet’s appointment.