What to Expect During Your Pet’s Annual Exam

A dog and a cat relaxing together.

Routine wellness visits are a great way to help your pet live a healthy life for as long as possible. These visits can also help to catch potential health issues earlier and may help you avoid additional costs associated with treatments if disease goes undetected.

 A typical wellness visit might include:

 A physical exam

Veterinarians look for changes in your pet’s teeth, weight, joints, skin, and ears. These changes may be signs of illness.

Diagnostic screening tests