Importance of Annual Blood Work
The Expert Vet (11-21-2016) #5064: Annual blood work from your cat or dog can save or extend their life. The vital importance of doing blood work every year (and twice a year for senior pets) can find abnormalities before they become serious health issues — and early detection means easier management. With young dogs you should wait until they have finished growing because the laboratory results will not be reliable until the dog reaches maturity. Always get a copy for your own records!