As our pets age, their needs change. They might physically slow down, and their metabolism and immune systems tend to decline.
Once a pet is considered geriatric, we recommend more frequent wellness examinations than the once-yearly schedule recommended for younger dogs and cats. Because senior pets are in greater danger of developing a chronic condition such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis, or thyroid disease, routine veterinary visits will help veterinarians to catch any concerning symptoms early.
The physical examination for seniors will be similar to that for younger pets, but the veterinarian will most likely run a few more tests, which are likely to include,
If you are the owner of a senior pet, please note any sudden changes in their behaviour such as decreased appetite, lessened mobility, or increased agitation, and call us immediately.
Located off of Exit 19 on I-95 (New England Thruway) between Theodore Fremd Ave and Maple Ave.
If you are experiencing an emergency after hours, please call us at (914) 921-2000 and you will be directed to the veterinarian on call.