Annual examination of our patients provides the cornerstone for a long and healthy life. These exams allow us to discuss everything that may be going on in your pet’s life. The physical exam allows us look and listen for things that may warrant lifestyle changes, dietary suggestions, or further exploration of the findings. Diagnostic bloodwork provides us with a window into the areas we cannot examine physically, and can often uncover early issues that can be addressed simply before they become life altering. Vaccinations, if any are needed, can also be given at this time, however it is the history, examination, and bloodwork that make up the essentials of lifelong care.