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.