Preventive Care

Overview:

Preventive Care is one of the most important things you can do for your pet for them to lead a healthy, happy and long life! Bringing your pet in for routine check-ups to see one of our veterinarians is key to helping your furry friend stay healthy. Sometimes it just takes being seen by a veterinarian to understand any underlying issues, you may have not noticed otherwise.

Physical Exam:

We will have one of our veterinarians check all of the following areas: eyes, nose, mouth, ears, stomach, hair, nails, joints and paws!

Dog Annual Visit

The best way to treat disease is to prevent it, this is why we promote wellness care for all. On an annual to biannual basis we recommend physical examinations, preventative vaccinations, screening blood work for heartworms, tick transmitted diseases, organ function, and screening fecals for intestinal parasites. Our staff is committed to keeping your pets healthy. Because poor dental hygiene can lead to many pet health problems, your pet’s teeth also require care and cleaning – starting at home. Brushing kits, including pet-safe toothpaste, are widely available. Every time your pet is examined, the veterinarian will look for signs of plaque buildup, gingivitis and periodontal disease.
Rabies virus attacks the brain and central nervous system, and is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected animal.
Canine distemper is a widespread, often fatal disease. The combo vaccine also includes protection from Parvovirus, Parainfluenza, Adenovirus & Leptosprosis.
Highly contagious bacterial infection which is airborne causing and contributes to kennel cough. Symptoms are coughing and other respiratory problems.
Highly contagious viral disease, also airborne causing severe respiratory illness, including pneumonia. There are two different strains of CIV  (H3N2 & H3N8). The combo offers best protection.
Lyme disease is a tick borne bacterial disease. Symptoms include arthritis, lameness, fever, lethargy, loss of appetite and depression. Dogs on flea & tick prevention are still at risk of Lyme Disease.
Blood parasite screening for Heartworm Disease, Lyme Disease, Ehrlicihia and Anaplasma. Heartworm is a fatal parasite  transmitted by mosquitoes, invading the heart and pulmonary arteries. Lyme, Ehrlichia and Anaplasma are all diseases spread by ticks. It is important to screen pets annually for these  dieases.
Fecal tests determine if your pet has intestinal parasites such as hookworms, roundworms, whipworms, coccidia and giardia. Intestinal  parasites live in your pets gastrointestinal tract  and are usually hidden from view.

Cat Annual Visit

The best way to treat disease is to prevent it, this is why we promote wellness care for all. On an annual to biannual basis we recommend physical examinations, preventative vaccinations, screening blood work for heartworms, tick transmitted diseases, organ function, and screening fecals for intestinal parasites. Our staff is committed to keeping your pets healthy. Because poor dental hygiene can lead to many pet health problems, your pet’s teeth also require care and cleaning – starting at home. Brushing kits, including pet-safe toothpaste, are widely available. Every time your pet is examined, the veterinarian will look for signs of plaque buildup, gingivitis and periodontal disease.
Rabies virus attacks the brain and central nervous system, and is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected animal.
Feline distemper is extremely contagious and among the most widespread of all cat diseases. Symptoms include fever, loss of appetite, vomiting and diarrhea. The combo vaccine also includes protection from 4 highly contagious respiratory diseases. Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia and Chlamydia.
Feline Leukemia is a viral disease which can take several forms. Some cats have transient infections with few ill effects. Others have persistent infections varying in severity, some of which may be fatal over time.
Feline Leukemia Virus (FELV) and Feline Immunodeficiency (FIV) are contagious, untreatable diseases in cats. Cats that go outside are at a higher risk.
Fecal tests determine if your pet has intestinal parasites such as hookworms, roundworms, whipworms, coccidia and giardia. Intestinal  parasites live in your pets gastrointestinal tract  and are usually hidden from view.

Puppy Vaccines:

age of puppy:

Distemper #1

Fecal Test

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Distemper #2

Dewormer #1

Bordetella #1

Canine Influenza #1

Distemper #3

Dewormer #2

Bordetella #2

Canine Influenza #2

Distemper #4

Dewormer #3

Lyme Vaccine #1

Distemper #5

Lyme Vaccine #2

Rabies

Kitten Vaccines:

age of kitten:

Distemper #1

Fecal Test

Dewormer #1

Distemper #2

Dewormer #2

Distemper #3

Dewormer #3

Distemper #4

FeLV Vaccine #1

Distemper #5

FeLV Vaccine #2

Rabies

Heartworm & Flea/Tick Prevention

Overview:

As long as an adult flea or tick can and a suitable host to feed from such as your pet, they can stay warm and healthy throughout the cold season. Adult fleas are capable of surviving in temperatures as low as 30 degrees!

Heartworm Disease is life threatening for your pet, and the treatment is very harsh on them. Even though your pet may spend very little or no time outside, these pesky critters can sneak into your home anytime a door or window opens. All it takes is 1 bite from an infected mosquito! This is why Doctors recommend all dogs and cats to be on a preventative year round. Your pet’s health is not worth the risk!

Our Recommended Prevention:

Heartworm Prevention

Dogs - ProHeart6: 1 injectable that lasts 6 months!

Cats - Heartgard: 1 chewable per month!

Flea & Tick Prevention

Dogs - Bravecto: 1 chew that lasts 3 months!

Cats - Bravecto: 1 topical application that lasts 3 months!

Talk to our veteriarians about all the heartworm and flea/tick prevention options!

VACCINE TITERS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST