Whether you have a young puppy or kitten, an aging pet, an indoor-only pet or primarily outdoor pet, we can recommend an appropriate immunization schedule that will best suit your companion’s needs.
Just as in human health care, prevention is the key to a healthy long life. Therefore, our emphasis for wellness care for your pet, is now inclusive of much more than just vaccinations.
Equally important to ensuring your pet’s health, is a thorough annual examination by a veterinarian. During your pet’s wellness visit, your veterinarian will conduct a thorough physical examination of your pet, checking the eyes, ears, nose and mouth, heart and lungs, abdomen and skin, musculo-skeletal and neurologic systems, urinary system and lymph nodes. Any concerns noted by the veterinarian will be explained to you.
Your veterinarian will also discuss how to keep your pet healthy by preventing intestinal parasites and heartworm disease, fleas and ticks; reducing the chances that your pet could become infected and ill due to these easily prevented problems.
We offer a variety of monthly preventatives in stock, in our hospital pharmacy. Testing dogs for heartworm disease yearly, and performing fecal parasite checks at least yearly for all pets, as advocated by the American Society for Heartworm Prevention and the Companion Animal Parasite Prevention Council, is our standard of care.