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Vaccinations are vital to the health and protection of your pet, and serve as a preventive measure to combating viral diseases like Parvovirus, Parainfluenza virus, Distemper, Leptospirosis, Canine Adenovirus, and Rabies. Vaccinations are accompanied by a veterinarian consultation and examination to make certain that your pet’s condition is stable enough to receive them.
Vaccinations help to combat diseases by exposing the pet’s immune system to inactive or small amount of a particular form of bacteria or virus. Our doctors will help you decide which vaccines are appropriate for your pet’s risk factors. Proper and timely administration is paramount to ensure for optimal protection.
Like most pet owners, you probably enjoy spending quality time with your pets both indoors and out. Don’t leave them at risk for any unwelcome visits from pesky parasites like fleas and ticks. Fleas and ticks can be very damaging to the human-animal bond, particularly when flea invasion gets out of control or when ticks hitch a ride with your pet. Not only can these unfriendly parasites make your pets extremely uncomfortable, they can pose grave health risks.
There are many safe and effective flea and tick control products available, and our veterinary team will help you choose the correct preventive regimen based on your pets risk factors and health status. Once a year, it is important to discuss with us which external pest control products are ideal for your household, based upon the everyday life of your pet.
Tick and Flea
Intestinal parasites—such as hookworms and roundworms—can be a troublesome concern, especially for very young animals. Worms live inside your pet, making the symptoms difficult to pinpoint, and are therefore detected through a fecal analysis. Internal parasites can not only harm your pet, but many can also be transferred to children and adults, making them sick as well.
If your pet does have a parasite problem, our veterinarians can provide you with different medications and treatments to remedy the problem and steer your pet back to good health. Preventive care and prescription heartworm medication are key, because of the damages presented by intestinal parasites to both pets and people. Our primary focus is to provide your pet with the safest and most effective ongoing preventive care.
Spaying is a surgical procedure in which both ovaries and uterus are completely removed from your female pet. Also called an “ovariohysterectomy,” the surgery is performed while your pet is under general anesthesia. There are many benefits to spaying your female companion. First, you will contribute to the prevention of the dog and cat overpopulation. Second, spaying will eliminate the sometimes ‘messy’ heat cycles that attract male dogs to your house from miles away. Third, you will help prevent diseases in your pet such as pyometra (infection in the uterus) and mammary cancer. Additionally, research has shown that pets that have been spayed live longer than pets that have not been spayed.
Neutering refers to the surgical procedure in which both testicles are removed. There are many benefits to neutering your male companion. First, you will contribute to the prevention of the dog and cat overpopulation. Second, neutering can help eliminate undesirable and at times, embarrassing behavior in your male companion. Third, you will help prevent diseases in your pet such as prostate disease and testicular cancer.
Spay & Neuter
Studies show that 50% of all dogs and cats have some form of periodontal disease. That number jumps to 75% when you look at pets over age three. Left untreated, periodontal disease can cause infection, pain, and tooth loss over time. It can also lead to microscopic changes in the heart, liver, and kidneys, and can cause serious health problems for your pet.
At Vets For Pets Animal Clinic, we are committed to our patients’ dental health and implement the highest quality dental care. We take a comprehensive approach to dental care including dental health assessment, treatment, and prevention.
We recommend an annual dental healthcare examination for all pets—make an appointment or call us.
The saying ‘you are what you eat’ goes for our canine friends as well as us! And like us there are lots of variations within a species and within breeds. Dogs come in lots of different shapes, sizes, ages and health states.
Diets are often specifically tailored to suit specific needs, be it LIFE STAGE (e.g. kitten, puppy) or medically dictated such as a special kidney friendly diet in an older dog with kidney disease.
Diets are more important than we think and a lot of diseases or health issues can sometimes be wholly or partly managed by dietary change to best suit your pets situation. Remember that diet is a dynamic situation as your pets needs change as they go through life.
Please talk to us to get advice on what food is the best for your pet in their particular stage of life.
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