Pet Geriatric Care

At Oates Veterinary Clinic, we understand the unique needs of senior pets.

Pet Geriatric Care in Kenton, OH

Our geriatric care services are designed to enhance their quality of life, ensuring comfort, vitality, and continued companionship in their golden years.

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Pet Geriatric Care

Older pets often have multiple chronic diseases, trouble with weight loss or gain, chronic pain, mobility problems, or cognitive issues, and need medications and other specialized support or care. We help address your pet’s changing needs and balance treatments for disease symptoms and progression.

Comprehensive Health Assessments
Our veterinarians conduct thorough wellness exams tailored to the specific needs of senior pets. Regular check-ups enable early detection and proactive management of age-related conditions.

Specialized diagnostic screenings, including bloodwork and imaging, help identify common geriatric issues such as arthritis, kidney disease, and dental problems, allowing for timely intervention.

Nutrition and Weight Management for Senior Pets
We create personalized nutrition plans to address the changing dietary requirements of senior pets. Balanced diets support optimal weight, joint health, and overall vitality.

Maintaining a healthy weight is crucial for senior pets. Our team monitors weight changes and provides guidance on portion control and nutritional supplements for optimum well-being.

Pain Management and Comfort Care

  • Arthritis Management : Arthritis is common in senior pets. Our comprehensive approach includes pain management, joint supplements, and therapeutic exercises to enhance mobility and minimize discomfort.
  • Dental Care for Seniors: Regular dental check-ups and cleanings are essential for senior pets. We address dental issues promptly to prevent pain infections and support overall health.

Behavioral and Cognitive Support

  • Behavioral Enrichment: We offer tailored enrichment activities to stimulate senior pets mentally, promoting cognitive function and overall well-being.
  • Cognitive Dysfunction Management: For pets experiencing cognitive decline, our team provides support and management strategies to improve their quality of life.