By Tanya Fyfe DVM
Associate veterinarian at Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic 

Keep your pet well

Pet Lyfe with Dr. Fyfe


September 23, 2021

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Tanya Fyfe, DVM. Associate veterinarian at Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic •

Many veterinary clinics are implementing routine Wellness Exams. These are examinations of pets who appear healthy. These physical exams also include questions about your pet's lifestyle with a focus on maintaining an ideal well-being for your pet.

How often your pet should have a Wellness Exam depends upon their age and breed. In general, puppies and kittens should have monthly Wellness Exams, adults can be seen annually, and seniors should have semi-annual Wellness Exams. It is commonly thought that every calendar year is equal to seven years for pets but that isn't true. Puppies and kit...

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