Pet Wellness Exams

Total Pet Wellness Exams

Take a proactive approach to your pet's overall health – and catch any potential problems early – with regular pet wellness exams from Fort Hunt Animal Hospital. Pets enjoy a better quality of life and you save money by catching conditions before they become severe.

Appointments preferred, and same-day appointments are available.

Call 703-360-6100 to schedule a visit for your pet or pets.

Details of Your Pet's Exam

  • Evaluation of your pet’s skin, eyes, ears, and mouth
  • Weight evaluation
  • Signs of parasitic outbreaks, infections, cataracts, gum disease, heart murmurs, and gait issues 
  • Joint examination for signs of inflammation (arthritis)
  • Annual exam for pets under the age of seven years
  • Biannual exam for pets age seven and older
  • Potential tests
    • Complete blood cell count
    • Urinalysis
    • Heartworm check
    • Chemistry panel 
    • Fecal exam
  • Screening for vitamin and mineral deficiencies and signs of internal issues
  • Vital signs check, including blood pressure, heart rate, and respiration
  • May prescribe medication and/or lifestyle changes
  • Update vaccines
  • Discuss questions and concerns

Wellness Checkups for Senior Pets

Cats and dogs age at an accelerated rate compared to humans. Senior pet wellness exams include:

  • Looking for signs of joint pain or arthritis
  • Checking their vision 
  • Seeking signs of hearing loss 
  • Blood tests to check liver, thyroid, and kidney function

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Monitor Pets Between Checkups

  • Sudden change in weight
  • Incontinence
  • Coughing
  • Breathing difficulties
  • An increase or decrease in eating and/or drinking habits
  • Blood in the urine
  • Bleeding from the nose or mouth

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Home Safety Precautions for Older Pets

  • Non-slip yoga mats on slippery surfaces 
    • Traction for older pets with joint issues or arthritis
  • Pet stairs for entry to/exit from vehicles

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

* Due to COVID-19, please call to confirm hours.

Monday

7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday

7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday

7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday

7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Friday

7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

* Due to COVID-19, please call to confirm hours.

Monday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

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