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Clairmont Animal Hospital Clairmont Animal Hospital

Phone: (404) 633‑6163
Address: 1226 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30030

Customized & Compassionate Care for Your Senior Pet

After the age of seven, we consider all pets as seniors. At this stage of life, it is important that your dog or cat receive bi-annual exams including:

Common Senior Pet Health Issues

As your pet ages, there are common health issues he or she is likely to face, some of which include:

  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Changes in diets and eating habits
  • Eye problems
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Joint and bone problems

Early Detection Is Important

While totally eliminating these potential health threats is often not possible, early detection and treatment can improve your pet’s chances of survival and extend his or her life expectancy. Familiarizing yourself with your pet’s habits and patterns can help you recognize changes that are often signs of medical issues, such as:

  • Aggressive or withdrawn behavior
  • Changes in appetite
  • Dental and oral health issues
  • Obesity
  • Vision loss
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When it comes to protecting your senior pet’s health, there is no substitute for bringing him or her in for bi-annual examinations. During this time, our veterinarians and staff will be able to carefully examine your pet and identify what may seem to be minor or insignificant changes that could actually signify a potential health risk.

Schedule your pet’s senior care exam today. Our receptionists will be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have.