Articles with wellness exams

How Important Are Wellness Exams for Longevity?

If there ever was a dog health subject that should not have any controversy over it, it would be wellness exams. I’d very much like to have seen a full consensus that wellness exams absolutely are extremely important to longevity. There is no downside to wellness exams. Anybody who cares about their dog’s well-being and longevity should take them for…

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Cookie’s Semi-Annual Wellness Exam

Cookie’s Semi-Annual Wellness Exam

With all our dogs, we keep a schedule of two wellness exams every year. One in the spring, one in the fall. Last year, with JD’s passing and our struggle to make the tiny home inhabitable, we didn’t get around to the exam until before Christmas. It’s not the best timing for a bunch of reasons, including the fact that…

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Dog Wellness Exams How To: What’s the Difference between Annual Exams and Wellness Exams?

Dog Wellness Exams How To: What’s the Difference between Annual Exams and Wellness Exams?

Annual versus wellness exams–is there a difference? Veterinary wellness exams should be about much more than vaccination boosters. Even though vaccination reminders are often a tool veterinarians use to get you in the clinic, there are better reasons both parties should understand. When Keep the Tail Wagging rose this question, I was surprised. There is a difference? I always thought…

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