Wellness Care & Checkups

Female doctor holding a rabbit Our veterinarian near San Diego provides wellness care and check-ups as needed throughout the year.

Your exotic pet deserves the best veterinary care available in San Diego. Our local staff is dedicated to providing, not just emergency care, but ongoing wellness for your family pet.

Animals of all kinds need consistent, regular professional medical attention throughout their lives. Veterinary wellness checkups enable you to help ensure that your exotic pet receives the proper diagnostic, examination, and preventative treatments necessary to ensure optimal health on a daily basis.

Annual Wellness Checkups

When your pet gets their annual wellness checkup, here’s what you can expect. First, your pet will be checked over in a general way that starts with a physical examination. This is done to help catch any potential obvious problems such as deformities, growths, areas of pain or discomfort, or motility issues.

During the visit, you’ll discuss your pet’s health at home, and you’ll have the opportunity to convey anything that may be concerning you such as changes in behavior or appetite, or anything else that’s changed since the last visit. Your vet will also ask you specific questions in order to highlight common potential issues, as well as to get a better sense of the animal’s lifestyle at home.

Next, your pet’s file will be carefully reviewed, with an eye toward ensuring that all preventative treatments and any local government-mandated animal treatments are brought up to date during the annual wellness checkup. 

These may include things like:

  • Vaccinations
  • Inoculations
  • Parasite control treatments

Wellness Services

Annual wellness checkups provide the chance for your pet to receive needed diagnostic procedures and treatment in a wide range of service areas. Additional services that may be conducted during your pet’s annual veterinary check-up include items such as:

  • Microchipping
  • Dental examination and treatment
  • Spaying/neutering
  • Blood testing
  • Flea dipping

Wellness Checkups for Special Situations

Consistent wellness checkups are also crucial for pets that fall into special categories, such as aging pets and relatively newborns.

Senior Exotic Pet Care

Older pets often develop a range of age-related issues, such as loss of appetite, mobility challenges, and failing eyesight. Veterinary wellness checkups support the healthy aging of your beloved unique pet to help ensure a certain quality of life for as long as possible.

New Pet Care

Early wellness checkups can reveal health conditions you should be aware of, as well as to build a baseline of health that can be used throughout your new pet’s life. In addition, if you’re a new pet owner, you can receive valuable advice and tips on caring for your young pet, such as dental health and parasite control.

These are just some of the many services and treatment options available during routine veterinary wellness checkups at Anderson Exotic Veterinary Care. We are dedicated to providing the most advanced care for your pet in San Diego, and we can’t wait to be a part of your pet's whole life health!

To schedule your next wellness care exam, call us at 800-462-8749 today.

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