Preventative Pet Care and Vaccinations
In medicine, the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” holds true.
We provide Fear Free preventative wellness exams and all vaccinations recommended for cats and dogs to prevent disease and improve quality of life.
Our Fear Free wellness exams are recommended annually for young healthy pets and twice a year for senior pets.
We are here to assist you and your pet throughout their life as their needs change. Vaccinations are based on your pet’s individual lifestyle and risk factors.
Our Fear Free Consultations and physical examinations to assess illness and injury: Includes referrals to specialists as needed.
What and how much your pet eats is vital to their health and longevity! Ask about our Nutrition Consultations and Weight Loss Programs.
We believe in evidence based medicine and educating our clients on best care for their pets
Preventive care helps you get more time with your pet and spend less money on costly medications and surgeries for illnesses that can be prevented.
Preventive Pet Care FAQ
Preventive pet care refers to a proactive approach to keeping your pet healthy and preventing illnesses before they occur. It involves regular veterinary check-ups, vaccinations, parasite control, proper nutrition, exercise, and dental care.
Preventive pet care is important because it helps detect and address health issues early, ensuring your pet’s well-being. It can prevent diseases, increase lifespan, reduce medical costs, and improve the overall quality of life for your furry friend.
It is recommended to take your pet for an annual wellness exam, even if they seem healthy. Older pets or those with pre-existing conditions may require more frequent visits. Regular check-ups help identify potential health problems and allow for early intervention.
The vaccinations your pet needs depend on factors such as species, age, lifestyle, and location. Common vaccinations for dogs include rabies, distemper, parvovirus, and parainfluenza. Cats often require vaccinations against rabies, feline herpesvirus, calicivirus, and panleukopenia. Consult with your veterinarian to determine the appropriate vaccines for your pet.
Preventing parasites involves regular use of preventive medications recommended by your veterinarian. This includes flea and tick control, heartworm prevention, and deworming treatments. Keeping your pet’s environment clean and practicing good hygiene are also essential.
A balanced diet is crucial for your pet’s well-being. Provide them with high-quality pet food appropriate for their age, size, and specific dietary needs. Consult your veterinarian to determine the best diet plan and avoid feeding them harmful human foods.
Regular exercise is vital for maintaining your pet’s physical and mental health. Dogs need daily walks, playtime, and activities to prevent obesity and boredom. Cats benefit from interactive play and vertical spaces for climbing. Exercise helps control weight, strengthens muscles, and promotes overall well-being.
Dental care is essential to prevent dental diseases and maintain your pet’s oral health. Regular toothbrushing with pet-specific toothpaste, dental treats, and toys can help remove plaque. Additionally, providing annual dental check-ups and professional cleanings when necessary is crucial.
Spaying and neutering your pet has many health benefits one of them being reduced chances of getting certain types of cancer. Some aggression issues can also be prevented or reduced by this procedure.