Your First Visit
Preparing for Your First Veterinary Visit

Your first visit will allow us to get to know each other, check your pet's health, and begin wellness care to help prevent against future illnesses.

Before Your First Visit

Gather Medical Records
Bring any medical, vaccine or adoption records you may have for your pet.
Complete Our New Client Form
Download and complete this form to bring with you to your visit.
Get Tips for a Successful Trip
New environments can be stressful for any pet, we've got some tips for you.
During Your First Visit

During your pet’s first visit, your veterinarian will do a head-to-tail exam and check overall health, including the skin and coat, eyes and ears, teeth and gums, heart, lungs and other vital organs.

The veterinarian will also check your pet for fleas, ticks and other external parasites.

Your veterinarian will also ask questions about your pet’s diet, habits and activities, and discuss overall health and wellness including:

  • Vaccine History
  • Parasite Prevention
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Dental Care
  • Microchipping
Ask Questions
Your first visit is an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about your pet's breed. Symptoms of many hereditary conditions are not always obvious, so awareness is important for early detection.

This is also a great time to ask for any recommendations or tips about care, training and feeding. Don't forget to schedule your pet's follow-up visit before you leave. After all, preventive care can help your pet live a longer and healthier life.

If you have any questions at all about your pet's upcoming visit, don't hesitate to contact us. We're looking forward to seeing you and your pet soon.
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VCA College Park - Ana Brook Animal Hospital
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  • Location
    5839 Ball Road
    Cypress, CA 90630
  • Hours
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Sat: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Sun: Closed

    Wednesday 1:00PM-5:00PM

    When your pet is scheduled for surgery, you must bring your pet to the hospital ahead of the actual surgery time. Surgery drop off is between 8:00am and 9:00am the day of the surgery unless otherwise instructed by the doctor.

    When your pet will be staying with us for boarding, please allow ample time for check in. Boarders may drop off anytime during hospital hours but please allow approximately 30 minutes for paperwork.

    When your pet is visiting us for a bath the standard drop off time is between 8:00am and 9:00am. We can sometimes accommodate a later drop off time, ask the receptionist.