Looking after your pets should be paramount as pets are often like children to homeowners, so looking after your pets should be as important as looking after children. Checking your pets’ health and well being very often will be very beneficial, as if there is something wrong the vet will be able to diagnose it quicker and hopefully be able to treat it, Blackheath vets has an experienced and qualified vet so you’re guaranteed of a professional service.Vaccinations are very important for every pet or animal as they can’t always fight off the illness they may get. It is very important that you take your pets for yearly booster health checks. With this yearly consultation your pet will also receive a free health. The health check includes: listening to the heart, checking the eyes, ears, teeth and for any lumps. For many diseases obvious symptoms may not show until later stages, this could mean that your pet may not survive it as it has become too serious, however a yearly check up may be able to show signs earlier and it may be diagnosed and treated before it gets to the later stages in the disease. So don’t hesitate and make sure you take your pet at least once a year. The yearly check up is not only to protect your pet against diseases but also to assess their general health and well being.As pets can’t verbally tell you they are in pain it’s often very difficult to realise that your pet is hurting. This is most common with dental problems as if there mouth is hurting they can rarely make noises. Many people don’t know what to look for when it comes to their pet’s dental problems. Here are a few things to look for are: Sore mouth, difficulty when eating, tooth loss, bleeding gums and pawing at the mouth. Dental problems in many cases can be fixed quite easily, but not always. Dental problems are more common in older pets but can occur in younger animals. If you are unsure or are worried that you’re pets may have a dental problem then take them to get checked out today, as it is always better to be safe.Home visits can be very beneficial to you as you don’t have to deal with putting pets in a cage so they can travel. However as many vets are often busy home visits are arranged around appointments and scheduled operations and many vets are very limited to what they can take out on a house call, and all treatments and equipment are on hand at the surgery. So if possible it may be easier in the long run to go to the surgery as if your pet has a problem that needs a further look or immediate attention you will have to go back to the surgery anyway.There are now a wide variety of weight clinics for those pets that either need to gain or lose a few pounds. The nurses will be able to provide you with advice on diet food, exercise, and be able to help you create a unique weight plan for your pet. For obese pets there is a much higher risk of them receiving diabetes and other disease. Blood glucose monitoring and urine testing is available for your obese pets as diseases are more likely to get hold of these pets. So ensure your pet is healthy today by taking them to a weight clinic.If you’re looking for professional vets in the London area, Blackheath Veterinary Surgery is the place for you. They offer a wide range of services and treatments to make sure that you pet is healthy. Don’t hesitate booking an appointment, you are guaranteed a professional service by experienced and qualified vets.