There are several reasons why you should do annual bloodwork on your pet:

  • To detect early signs of illness. Early detection of illness can help to prevent your pet from getting seriously sick. Bloodwork can help to identify problems with your pet’s organs, such as the kidneys, liver, and thyroid.
  • To monitor your pet’s health. Bloodwork can help to monitor your pet’s health over time. This can help to identify any changes in your pet’s health and to detect any problems early on.
  • To rule out certain illnesses. Bloodwork can help to rule out certain illnesses, such as cancer or diabetes. This can help to give you peace of mind and to ensure that your pet is getting the best possible care.
  • To adjust your pet’s medication. Bloodwork can help to adjust your pet’s medication. This can help to ensure that your pet is getting the right amount of medication and that the medication is working effectively.

If you have any concerns about your pet’s health, it is important to talk to your veterinarian about annual bloodwork. They can help you to decide if bloodwork is right for your pet and can help you to understand the results of the bloodwork.