During an annual exam, our Doctor will discuss your pet's normal behavior, appetite & physical exercise requirements, any changes in health, & address any concerns you have.

The Doctor will complete a full physical exam to:

  • Assess your pet's heart and evaluate cardiac function
  • Examine your pet's respiratory system
  • Check your pet's vision and examine the eyes
  • Examine your pet's ears for infection, ear mites, allergic reaction, and other related health issues
  • Inspect your pet's skin for growth developments
  • Examine your pet's teeth, throat, and oral cavity
  • Palpate your pet's abdomen & lymph nodes
  • Test your pet's reflexes
  • Palpate your pet's joints and muscles for arthritis and other orthopedic conditions
  • Assess changes in your pet's body weight, appetite, urination, and bowel habits
  • Inquire as to your pet's activity level
  • Assess and evaluate general or specific changes in your pet's health since the last wellness visit
  • Discuss preventative techniques with you
  • Answer your questions and address any concerns

After the exam is complete, we are better able to provide you with recommendations to keep your pet as healthy as possible.