Visit to the veterinarian and routine inspection - what the owner needs to know
Visits to the veterinarian and preventive examinations of the dog carried out in order to timely recognize diseases or abnormalities in the health of your pet. Usually they are carried out once a year before vaccination. But veterinarians recommend passing them at least once every six months, and for older and disease-prone dogs seasonally.
A preventive examination of a dog includes:
- Inspection of the pet visual for the presence of parasites, anatomical and physiological changes, the integrity of the skin and coat.
- Mucosal examination
- Eye examination
- Ear examination
- Examination of the oral cavity and teeth
- Temperature measurement
- Blood tests
- Survey of the owner (what eats, what kind of chair, physical activity)
- Ultrasound examination of the abdominal organs.
The main task of a routine examination is to prevent the disease.
What else is useful for a routine examination of the dog and a visit to the veterinarian?
- It makes it possible to detect the disease at an early stage
- Helps prevent severe pathologies.
- Provides timely qualified expert advice.
- Inspires confidence in the well-being of your pet.