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Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
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Loyal Senior Pets Deserve Special Care

senior pet care

We offer special care for your senior dogs and cats at Peninsula Center Pet Hospital. Personalized service for seniors focuses on enhancing quality of life through wellness care and early detection and treatment of disease.

Senior Pets Deserve Personal Attention

Pet health problems associated with aging can be lessened or even alleviated with early detection and treatment. Our intensive, personalized wellness program allows us to detect many problems before your aging pets experience pain or permanent damage to their health. Our on-site diagnostic laboratory and imaging technology gives our patients an edge in early detection.

Preventing Diseases in Senior Dogs & Cats

Mature pets face life-threatening diseases and conditions that affect the heart, kidney, and liver. Obesity and arthritis are two problems in seniors that can negatively impact quality of life. Any change in your pet’s behavior or physical appearance may be indicative of a serious health issue.

Biannual wellness exams and regular dental care are advised for senior pets. During those visits, we may perform blood work and a urinalysis. From this exam and lab work, we can determine if additional tests are necessary.

Vaccinations for Senior Pets

Vaccinations for your senior pet will be determined by their age, health status, and as recommended by the American Animal Hospital Association’s vaccination guidelines for dogs and cats.

Contact our hospital to discuss any changes in your senior pet between wellness visits.

Added Resources

Download this Senior Pet brochure in English or in Spanish.

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Dr. Peggy Herrera has been treating our family for the last 25 years. By our family, we mean exactly that; our cats and dogs are members of our family. Dr. Herrera has seen us through the glorious puppy and kitten years, the usual bumps and scrapes of mid-life, and the difficult, heartrending decisions at the end of our beloved pets lives. We are so grateful to Dr. Herrera for all the excellent care and guidance she has given us over the last 25 years and will continue to trust her judgment long into the future. Thank you. -Regina and Brian Kelberg
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