Got Pets Mobile Vet

PO Box 544
Glen Rock, NJ 07452

(201)312-0418

www.gotpetsmobilevet.com

Why do our pets need scheduled health screening?

Since our beloved pets can't speak, they cannot tell us if they feel sick or have any other indicators of internal illness. We recommend an annual exam for every pet and biannual exams for geriatric pets or pets with chronic diseases and/or meds. We also recommend some routine screening tests to detect underlying disease BEFORE it is clinically apparent. These tests are optional but recommended and will be discussed at the time of your pet's exam.

Pets will often actively mask signs of illness until late in the course of disease. This stems from survival instincts in a pack or colony situation.

Use the age chart below to find your pet's age in "people" years and the screening testing recommended for each stage of his or her life.

We believe the following tests give us the best chance of helping your pets live longer, healthier lives.

These are approximations and may vary by gender, species and breed.

Blue/
Lilac 

Every 12 months - Baseline Blood Profile (a small blood test checking internal organ health), also fecal 

Every 6-12 months - Urine Specific Gravity (a urine test to check how well the kidneys concentrate urine - there is no charge for this test) 

Green 

Every 12 months - Annual Health Profile (a blood test checking red and white blood cell counts and a more comprehensive internal organ screen), also fecal

Every 6 months - Urine Specific Gravity  

Yellow

Every 12 months - Senior Health Profile (comprehensive internal organ screen including thyroid testing, electrolytes, red and white cell counts and urinalysis), also fecal

Every 6 months - Urine Specific Gravity +/- Urine Dipstick  

Red 

Every 6 months - Golden Years Health Profile (comprehensive internal organ screen including thyroid testing, electrolytes, red and white cell counts and urinalysis), also fecal