One of the pitfalls of loving an animal is that they cannot speak to us with words. That is why we need to look for other ways to detect this, as pets can experience pain long before it becomes obvious. Their survival instincts allow them to hide certain symptoms, but they feel pain just as intensely as humans do.
Twice annual wellness exams are recommended to stay ahead of any possible health issues that may arise, and serve as a baseline to know when any changes to your pet’s health have occurred. Veterinarians can pick up on changes in heart rate, blood pressure, and body posture that may indicate pain.
There are many options to help pets cope with pain. We will provide the proper medication and supplements, as well as tips on how to avoid exacerbating discomfort. Your pet will be feeling better in no time!