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Safety

Safety hazards vary with life stage and lifestyle, as well as with impairments of mobility, hearing, or sight. Guide the client in identifying and...

Reproductive health

At the initial puppy visit, discuss the dog’s reproductive future. Monitor older dogs for neoplasms of the reproductive organs.

Conclusion

The ultimate goal of wellness care is improved quality of life and longevity. Comprehensive life stage wellness care permits early detection and...

References

2012 AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines references.

2012 AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines

Guidelines are offered to guide the veterinary practitioner in designing a comprehensive, individualized wellness plan for each stage of a dog’s...

Reproductive Health

AAHA recommends that all dogs not intended for deliberate breeding be spayed or castrated. For pet owners who choose to breed, practitioners should...

Concepts to Consider

Concepts to consider for spay and neuter timing from the 2019 AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines.

Balancing Risks

These recommendations attempt to balance risk of orthopedic disease, USMI, and some cancers associated with early sterilization, against risk of...

Canine Life Stage Definitions

The 2019 AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines focus on life stages that require different approaches to preventive care. The spectrum of care within...

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