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10140 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Elder Pet Care

Our team provides specialized care for older pets. Diet, exercise, obesity management and preventative medicine are important aspects of senior pet care.

Older The term “geriatric” or “senior” in veterinary medicine refers to the following age ranges in various breeds and species of pets:

  • Small dogs and cats older than nine
  • Medium to large dogs older than seven
  • Giant breed dogs older than five

If you have an older pet and would like to learn more about best practices for geriatric pet care provided at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, please contact us.

Diagnosis and Treatment in Senior Pet Care

Senior-aged pets have unique needs and are susceptible to several treatable diseases, the most common of which are listed below. In an effort to diagnose and treat these diseases early, we recommend comprehensive annual wellness testing, as well as targeted diagnostics as problems arise. To ensure your pet receives appropriate senior pet care for life-long wellness and/or disease management, please discuss your concerns with your veterinarian.

Some diseases and health concerns faced by geriatric pets include:
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Dental Disease
  • Congenitive Dysfunction Syndrome (Canine Senility)
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Cushing’s Disease
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Heart Disease
  • Bronchitis and Chronic Asthma
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Cancer
  • Degenerative Neurological Diseases
Patient Resources and Forms


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Client Registration Form

Please fill out our Client Registration Form when you arrive in our office. Online form coming soon. Thank you.

Meet Our Team

Primary Care Veterinarian, Veterinary Acupuncturist

Primary Care Veterinarian

Primary Care Veterinarian

Primary Care Veterinarian

Primary Care Veterinarian

Primary Care Veterinarian

Primary Care Veterinarian

Treatment Modalities & Services

Computed Tomography (CT Scan)


Wheat Ridge
Animal Hospital

10140 W. 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033


WRAH is open 24/7, 365

Vision Statement

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital will be the premier veterinary hospital in the state, providing unsurpassed veterinary care and client service, offering the best possible clinical outcomes for our patients and an empathetic partner in the process for our clients.

Bill Cicero, BS, MBA, Hospital Director

Directions to Wheat Ridge
Animal Hospital

300 E. Alameda Ave.
Denver, CO 80209

Wash Park is open 7 days
3:00pm – 12:00am

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