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Benefits of Regular Pet Exams

Dog and cat plying, healthy after their pet wellness exam.

Benefits of Regular Pet Exams

Bringing your pet in for its annual pet wellness exam is one of those chores that are just as easy to do as it is not to do. Here are 3 reasons why our Summerfield vet staff strongly encourages you to schedule that all-important routine pet exam:

1. Keep up-to-date on pet preventive care.

Spay and neuter procedures, pet vaccines, and even routine dental care all help maximize your pet's longevity and quality of life. Bringing your pet in for its routine exam will help you stay on top of all these preventive care services and answer any questions you may have about them along the way.

2. Ensure your pet is at a healthy weight.

Keeping your pet at an ideal body weight can reduce her risk of obesity-related conditions like arthritis, diabetes, and cancer. Our Summerfield vet staff can track your pet's weight and modify diet and activity recommendations as necessary, which is especially important as our animals get older (remember that your senior dog or cat may need to be examined on a more frequent basis compared to when she was younger).

3. Increase the chances of early disease detection and treatment.

Through earlier diagnosis and treatment, many diseases can be slowed, reversed, or even eliminated altogether. In the cases when diseases can only be managed, routine exams help our staff monitor the disease progression and adjust treatment as necessary in order to help your cat or dog feel and function as good as possible.

Contact Our Local Animal Hospital in Summerfield Today!

Are You A Cat or Dog Owner Living In Summerfield, Greensboro, or a Nearby Guilford and Rockingham County Community? Call Our Summerfield Veterinarian Team Today to Schedule A Routine Pet Wellness Exam. If your cat or dog is due for its annual pet wellness exam, don't put it off! At The Animal Hospital at Lake Brandt, our Summerfield veterinarian team makes it easy to schedule your appointment. To schedule a pet wellness exam or to learn about our other comprehensive veterinary services, call (336) 643-2229 today.


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