Have you ever looked at your pet and thought, "She seems healthy. Maybe I should cancel that upcoming vet appointment. I'll just reschedule the next time she gets sick." While it may be tempting to skimp on vet visits, doing so may be harmful to your cherished companion. The fact is that even when your pet appears to be perfectly healthy, he or she may be hiding the beginning signs of an illness or disease that, if not addressed early, could affect the quality and length of your pet's life. When we are able to examine your pet on a regular basis, we have a much better chance of identifying the signs of a potential medical concern and addressing it right away - before it has a chance to develop into a more serious and costly problem. At Sudbury Animal Hospital, we place a strong emphasis on wellness care and preventative medicine because we want to see your pet enjoy as many happy, healthy years as possible. We offer comprehensive wellness care for dogs and cats of all ages. Our wellness care has been designed to adapt with your pet's changing health care needs as they occur so that each time you visit, your companion will receive the most precise and effective care available. When you bring your pet in for a wellness check at Sudbury Animal Hospital, we'll begin by going over his or her medical history, gathering a complete and accurate picture of your pet's overall health. We'll then conduct a thorough physical exam, including a number of diagnostic tests, as necessary. We will also use this time to customize a vaccination plan and make recommendations on such important things as parasite control, microchip identification, nutrition and weight management, behavior and more. Finally, although perhaps most importantly, wellness visits allow us to get to know each other better. At Sudbury Animal Hospital, we consider you to be an important part of your pet's health care team, and we want to work with you to help your pet enjoy a long, healthy and happy life. Our doctors and care team are always happy to answer any questions or discuss any concerns you may have so that we can provide you and your pet with the most customized care possible. Don't wait until your pet shows signs of an illness or injury to bring them in for care. It may be too late by then! Call today to schedule your pet's next wellness visit and let us help you both enjoy many healthy years of companionship.