Preventative care can include services such as vaccinating against common diseases, parasite testing and prophylaxis, regular blood and urine screening tests, dental care as well as therapeutic diets. Keeping up with preventative care helps to reduce the risk of serious health problems and enables veterinarians to intervene early.
But why is preventative care compliance at an all time low?
For pet parents, the 4 main obstacles to following preventive care recommendations are:
- They can’t afford it
- They’re overwhelmed by all the options and recommendations
- They forget
- They don’t understand just how important preventive care is