Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.
Older dogs need special care to keep them comfortable and healthy. Diet and exercise will likely need to be adjusted, and regular check-ups at the veterinarian will help your dog live a long and happy life!
It depends on the size and breed of the dog. Larger dogs tend to live shorter lives and smaller dogs tend to live longer. A Great Dane could be considered a senior at age 5 or 6, while a chihuahua could be considered a senior at 13-14 years of age or more.
What are common senior dog health issues?
Some of the common medical issues we see in senior dogs include dental disease, mobility issues, kidney or liver disease and thyroid problems.
How should I care for my senior dog? (Schedule regular check-ups, exercise etc.)
Regular appointments with your veterinarian will allow you to catch any of these senior health issues early. Early treatment will help make the dog comfortable before the problem gets worse and will usually give you the best prognosis possible.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 4, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.
1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. If you are arriving for a booked appointment with a doctor, please call from your vehicle when you arrive. We are now allowing 1 family member per appointment into the exam room. You can choose to remain in your vehicle if that is your preference.
Credit & Debit card payments preferred.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store."
3. OPERATING HOURS
We are OPEN with the following hours:
- Monday to Friday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm - Saturday: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm - Sunday: CLOSED
NEW PET OWNERS
Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.
Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!