Pet Wellness Exams at Village Veterinary Hospital in Canastota, NY

A wellness exam is an overall general health assessment that may include blood tests, urinalysis, and parasite screening. Our Wellness exams are recommended for most pets annually.

big dog getting exam by Dr. Casper with Technician Melisa


We at Village Veterinary Hospital in Canastota, New York, are aware that the health of your pet comes first. Routine pet wellness examinations are one of the best methods to guarantee the health of your animal buddy. These thorough examinations are essential for identifying and averting possible health problems and extending the healthy life of your cherished pet.

What to Expect During a Pet Wellness Exam

During a pet wellness exam, our experienced veterinarians conduct a thorough assessment of your pet’s overall health. From nose to tail, every aspect is considered. This includes a detailed physical examination, checking for signs of dental issues, evaluating weight and nutrition, and discussing your pet’s behavior and lifestyle. By taking a holistic approach, we can identify any potential problems and address them proactively.

The Benefits of Regular Wellness Exams

Early Detection of Health Issues

Regular wellness exams enable us to catch health concerns in their early stages. Just like in humans, early detection is key to successful treatment. By identifying issues before they become serious, we can implement timely interventions and prevent the development of more significant problems.

Preventive Care Plans

Based on the findings of the wellness exam, our veterinarians create personalized preventive care plans for your pet. This may include vaccinations, parasite prevention, dental care recommendations, and dietary advice. These plans are designed to keep your pet healthy and happy throughout their life.

Building a Relationship with Your Veterinarian

Routine wellness exams also provide an opportunity for you to build a relationship with our veterinary team. We believe in open communication and collaboration with pet owners. By discussing your concerns, asking questions, and staying informed about your pet’s health, you become an active participant in their well-being.

When to Schedule a Pet Wellness Exam

Pet wellness exams are recommended at least once a year for adult pets. Puppies and kittens may require more frequent visits to monitor their rapid growth and development. Senior pets, on the other hand, may benefit from more frequent check-ups to address age-related health concerns.

In addition to annual check-ups, we encourage you to schedule a wellness exam if you notice any changes in your pet’s behavior, appetite, or overall condition. Prompt attention to these changes can often make a significant difference in your pet’s health outcomes.


Investing in regular pet wellness exams at Village Veterinary Hospital is an investment in your pet’s long and healthy life. Our dedicated team is here to partner with you in providing the best possible care for your furry family member. Schedule your pet’s wellness exam today, and let’s work together to ensure a lifetime of joy, companionship, and good health.