As a pawrent, you’ve probably taken your lil fur baby for a few check ups throughout the years! They don’t have to be ill, but annual health examination is a must for your pet to stay healthy.
When you bring them into the clinic, the vet is flashing lights into their eyes, checking their ears, and doing all these things that make you wonder “what are they looking for?” Well, we’re here to satisfy your curiosity! Let’s check out what are the things that happen during a routine pet health examination 🐶🐱
The vet will inspect your pet’s overall health and physique! By checking their stance, gait, weight, and measuring their body length for the little ones who are still growing. Then, the vet will further inspect specific parts of your fur baby as follows:
After checking their general physical condition, if you’ve bought a health package from the veterinary hospital or clinic, there might also be extra procedures like blood test, urine examination, inspection of the liver and kidney functions, and even x-rays to analyze your pet’s internal organs. Feel free to take a look into each program and compare what will be best for your furry companion before making a decision!
On an important note: as pawrents, you should keep track of your pet’s medical history, vaccines, appointments and examinations!
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This article is reviewed by the veterinarian from Small Animal Teaching Hospital, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University (CUVET)
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