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iStock-508179718_senior-dog-300x200PAWs Twice For Life Senior Dog

All pet owners want our senior dogs to live a long & healthy life, and at we believe that this can be best attained with Biannual Wellness Assessments performed every 6 months, combined with education, optimal nutrition, & early preventive blood screening on an annual basis (at a minimum). Our PAWs Proactive Senior Dog Care plan is based on AAHA Lifestage & Senior Care guidelines, & offers your family a wellness plan designed to conveniently spread out the cost over one year!

This plan includes Two Wellness Assessment/physical examinations at the commencement of the plan & six months* later, fecal testing & deworming*(if needed), dental care discussions, & any necessary Rabies immunization. With the added benefit of one additional comprehensive Wellness Assessment, & unlimited nail trims*during the duration of the plan at no additional charge, & unlimited nail trims*during the duration of the plan at no additional charge.

Of greater importance is the annual blood work & option of a urinalysis testing**. Blood work is like performing a internal examination & Wellness Assessment of your pet & will check the function of your dog’s internal organs including; liver, kidney function, heart & pancreatic health. Our blood work also includes a thyroid test. The thyroid gland controls your dog’s metabolism and may become underactive in senior dogs. A complete urinalysis evaluating liver & kidney function – indicating the presence of any early disease-including diabetes, and may show the development of infection or urinary crystals as well!


  • Complete Physical “Wellness” Examination,
  • Appropriate Vaccines – usually Rabies, only on a three-year basis,
  • Fecal Testing, & dewormer* — for more Information on Internal Parasites in Puppies – just ‘click’ here!
  • Blood Work including T4(Thyroid) Level,
  • A Complete Urinalysis**
  • Nail Trims are included with examinations, and if you’re interested we will show you how to apply nail-caps (Soft Paws) & show you some nail trimming tips
  • Unlimited follow up Nail Trims (unless additional Staff assistance is required)
  • Nutrition & Weight Loss Program Counseling (if needed)
  • “Body Condition Score Assessment” (BCS) Dog – Annual or per visit BCS scores will identify weight gain or loss before it becomes a significant concern,
  • Pain &/or Joint Care Counselling: PAWs Proactive Senior Dog plan members receive a 10% discount on x-rays performed at the time of either of the two bi-annual Wellness Assessments!,
  • Dental Care Counseling, PAWs Proactive Senior Dog plan members receive a 5% discount on dental cleanings, and dental intervention/periodontal surgery as well!,
  • Behavior Assessment & Guidance.
  • ADDITIONAL SERVICES include one additional Wellness Assessment anytime* after the plan starts! That is a total of three exams for the year of the plan!