Wellness Services

wellness1.jpgFairfield Animal Hospital emphasizes preventative medicine. Annual physical exams are strongly recommended for all pets and bi-annual exams for geriatric pets. We have parasite preventive programs for your pet’s individual needs.

Wellness Recommendation Sheet

Fairfield Animal Hospital's Wellness recommendation checklists are designed to help your pet live as long as possible. Wellness recommendations fall into four classes. 

  1. Puppy and Kitten
  2. Adult
  3. Senior
  4. Geriatric 

As your pet matures, the doctors will make various testing recommendations to help find diseases in their infancy before serious health problems occur.

1. Puppies and Kittens under 6 months of age 

  • Through physical exam
  • Deworming- 1st visit
  • Vaccine series
  • Feline Leukemia test – 1st kitten visit
  • Fecal parasite exam-last visit
  • Rx Heartworm preventive
  • Rx – vitamins
  • Nutrition advise
  • Spray and Neuter scheduling
  • Micro-chipping
  • External parasite treatment


2. Dogs and Cats 1-6 years of age on annual visit 

  • Through physical exam
  • Fecal parasite exam
  • Blood Parasite test
  • Vaccines
  • Complete blood count at 1 year of age
  • Tonometry on high incidence glaucoma breeds
  • ERD urine test at 5 years.
  • External and internal parasite prevention

3. Senior Dogs and Cats 7-11 years of age on annual visit 

  • Thorough physical exam
  • Fecal parasite exam
  • Vaccines
  • Blood parasite exam annually
  • Complete blood count
  • Senior diet
  • Tonometry
  • Ophthalmoscopic exam
  • Rx - geriatric vitamins
  • Urinalysis
  • Chemistries
  • ERD urine test
  • Heartworm and Flea prevention

4. Geriatric Dogs and Cats 12 years and up on six months visit 

  • Thorough physical exam twice yearly
  • Complete blood count
  • Chemistries
  • Urinalysis
  • Thyroid level
  • Ophthalmoscopic exam
  • Tonometry
  • ECG
  • Pain trial
  • Cognitive dysfunction trial
  • Senior pet food
  • Vaccines
  • Fecal parasite exam
  • Rx - geriatric vitamins
  • Chest X-ray
  • ERD test every 2 years
  • Heartworm and Flea prevention