Archive for May, 2022

Animal wellness and the importance of regular exams

Did you know that more than 60% of Memphians own a dog or cat? Our pets provide us love, comfort and security – and all they ask of us in return is the same. To ensure that your pet is healthy, it’s important to incorporate regular wellness exams into their routine. Routine wellness exams offer early detection and disease prevention, which means a healthier and longer life for your furry friend!  Why should you have your pets examined regularly? Pets are genetically wired to hide illness. Through routine wellness exams, preventable ailments like obesity, ear infections and dental disease can be addressed, and early screenings for arthritis, diabetes and kidney disease can be conducted.    What happens during a wellness exam? A wellness exam for your pet is similar to a physical exam for humans – it’s designed to detect any diseases and to ensure that your pet is living their best, healthiest life.  During a wellness exam, you’ll share important tidbits about your pet’s lifestyle; the veterinarian will make note of how often your pet exercises, what they eat, where... Read More

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