Is Wellness Part of Your Pet's Care Plan?

Sample Wellness Plan

Here’s an example of what different levels of a wellness plan might look like. Note: This example is for illustrative purposes only. If your veterinarian offers wellness program options, he or she will tailor the program to your pet’s needs based on many factors, including your pet’s health, the latest medical information, and risk factors for your pet’s health in your area.


Primary

  • Vaccinations
  • Two scheduled comprehensive physical exams annually
  • Heartworm test
  • Feline leukemia/feline immunodeficiency virus test
  • Two intestinal parasite fecal exams annually
  • Annual deworming for roundworms and hookworms
  • Interstate health certificates (when needed)
  • Unlimited office calls/exams during regular hours
  • 5 percent discount on services not in plan

Basic

  • Everything in the Primary Plan, plus:
  • Complete blood cell count
  • Liver screen
  • Kidney screen
  • Pancreatic screen
  • Cholesterol screen
  • Diabetes screen
  • 10 percent discount on services not in plan

Basic Plus

  • Everything in the basic plan, plus:
  • Urinalysis
  • Dentistry prophylaxis and cleaning annually, or spay or neuter
  • 15 percent discount on services not in plan

Premier/Senior

  • Everything in the basic plan, plus:
  • Electrocardiograms (ECGs) twice a year
  • Chest x-ray (three views) annually
  • Additional urinalysis
  • 20 percent discount on services not in plan

This article originally appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of HealthyPet magazine.

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