Preventive Care

Preventive care services are performed to help pets avoid disease and sickness and to ensure that they remain healthy. These services include vaccinations, parasite control, wellness exams, and weight management. Please click on any of the subheadings listed below to learn more about our services in preventive care.
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  • Because our pets age at a quicker pace than we do, it is important that they receive appropriate preventative care which includes early detection screenings to identify any health concerns or diseases in their earliest stages.

    Pets aged 7 years or older should visit their veterinarian twice a year for wellness exams. These exams are the key to detecting any health problems that could endanger your pet.... Read more

  • Since heartworm, fleas, and ticks are always present in our environment, we recommend that your pet receive preventive medication for these pests. We offer a variety of preventive medications and would be happy to help you determine which is best for your companion.

    There is no reason why your pet should be afflicted with these illnesses.... Read more

  • Vaccines and regular health exams are critical preventive care measures to help protect pets from potentially deadly infectious diseases like Distemper, Parvovirus, Leptospirosis and Rabies in dogs; and Panleukopenia, Feline Leukemia Virus (FLV) and Rabies in cats.

    Vaccinations protect pets from disease by exposing their body's immune system to inactive or parts of a type of bacteria or virus. Our doctors will help you decide which vaccines are appropriate for your pet's risk factors.... Read more

  • A microchip is a tiny electronic device, about the size and shape of a grain of rice, that is implanted beneath a pet's skin between the shoulder blades and stays there for the pet's entire life. This procedure is as easy and as painless as a vaccination.

    Each microchip has a unique number.... Read more

  • Bringing a new puppy or kitten into your home is always exciting. A new pet adds energy and fun and is a source of unceasing affection as they bond with you and your family.

    Your new puppy or kitten also requires a little extra attention to ensure they get a good, healthy start at life.... Read more

  • Dangerous parasites are always a threat to your pet. Just as importantly, if brought into your home, these parasites can be passed from your pet to you and your family. Roundworms, tapeworms, and hookworms can also infect members of your household.... Read more

  • Our hospital offers and encourages preventive medicine services through early disease detection and wellness programs for adult and senior dogs.

    Because pets are living longer, they may experience increased problems with chronic illnesses and cancer. The earlier a problem is diagnosed and a treatment plan started, the better the outcome.... Read more

  • It's essential that your pet stays up to date on his or her vaccines.

    Vaccinations are not only safe and effective, they are an important and fundamental aspect of your pet's preventive healthcare plan. Diseases that once were relatively common and fatal to pets are now easily preventable.... Read more