Senior Pet Care

At Camas Washougal Animal Hospital, we understand the unique challenges that come with caring for senior pets.
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Senior Pet Care in Washougal, WA

As pets age, their healthcare needs change. Our senior pet care services are designed to help your furry companions stay healthy and happy as they age.

Understanding Senior Pet Care

Senior pets, typically those over the age of 7, require special attention to their health and well-being. As pets age, they may develop age-related conditions such as arthritis, dental disease, and kidney disease. Regular veterinary care is essential for the early detection and management of these conditions.

Our Senior Pet Care Services

At Camas Washougal Animal Hospital, we offer a range of senior pet care services, including:

  • Comprehensive Exams: Regular exams are essential for monitoring your senior pet’s health. Our veterinarians will conduct a thorough physical exam and may recommend additional tests to detect any potential health issues.
  • Dental Care: Dental disease is common in senior pets and can lead to serious health issues. Our dental care services include cleanings, extractions, and dental X-rays to ensure your pet’s oral health.
  • Nutritional Counseling: Proper nutrition is crucial for senior pets to maintain a healthy weight and manage any age-related conditions. Our veterinarians can provide guidance on choosing the right diet for your senior pet.
  • Pain Management: Arthritis and other age-related conditions can cause pain and discomfort in senior pets. Our pain management services can help alleviate your pet’s pain and improve their quality of life.

When to Consider Senior Pet Care

If your pet is entering their senior years, it’s important to schedule regular veterinary visits to monitor their health. Signs that your pet may benefit from senior pet care include:

  • Changes in appetite or weight
  • Increased thirst or urination
  • Lethargy or decreased activity
  • Difficulty walking or climbing stairs

Schedule a Senior Pet Care Appointment Today

Ensure your senior pet receives the care they need to stay healthy and happy in their golden years. Schedule a senior pet care appointment at Camas Washougal Animal Hospital. Our compassionate team is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for your furry family member. Contact us today to learn more about our senior pet care services or to schedule an appointment.