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We all know that pet ownership isn’t always easy — but our team of veterinarians and veterinary experts are here to help! Have you noticed a behavior change in your animal recently? Or perhaps you’re not sure if you need to bring them in to our animal clinic, or just wait it out?

You can send questions directly to our animal hospital and our team of veterinarians will promptly provide our insight!

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Q. What veterinary healthcare should my senior dog (7 and up) receive?

Senior Dog Care and Early Detection Screening Comprehensive Physical Examination By the Veterinarian This Comprehensive Physical Examination is the most important part of any preventative health care plan. The veterinarian will examine your dog from head to toe evaluating every … Continue reading

Q. What veterinary healthcare should my adult cat (1-7 years) receive?

Feline Health Care Recommendations Comprehensive Physical Examination By the Veterinarian This Comprehensive Physical Examination is the most important part of any preventative health care plan. The veterinarian will examine your cat from head to toe evaluating every organ system. You … Continue reading

Q. What veterinary healthcare should my adult dog (1-7 years) receive?

Individualized Comprehensive Preventative Health Care Plan For Your Dog Each comprehensive preventative health care plan recommended is individualized based on the age, breed, health status, environment, lifestyle and travel habits of your dog. Comprehensive Physical Examination By the Veterinarian This Comprehensive … Continue reading

Q. What veterinary healthcare should my kitten (up to 1 year) receive?

Part 1 (6-8 weeks old): Comprehensive Examination FVRCP Vaccine Fecal Exam 3 weeks later… Part 2 (9-11 weeks old): Comprehensive Examination FVRCP Vaccine FeLV and FIV Tests* Feline Leukemia Vaccine Fecal Exam 3 weeks later… Part 3 (12-14 weeks old) … Continue reading

Q. What veterinary healthcare should my puppy (up to 1 year) receive?

Part 1 (6-9 weeks old) Comprehensive Exam Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza Vaccines Parvovirus Vaccine Bordetella vaccine Fecal Exam Routine Deworming for Zoonotic (Can Infect People) Parasites 3 weeks later…. Part 2 (9-12 weeks old) Comprehensive Exam Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza Vaccines Parvovirus … Continue reading

Q. I have a cat who has always been indoors. Do you recommend declawing, or what else can be done?

Hello, You have several options that are non-surgical, which include regular nail trimmings with access to scratching/climbing devices or soft-paw (artificial nail covers) application. Declawing is not a routine or necessary part of preventative health care for kittens. Trimming nails, … Continue reading

Q. My puppy is throwing up his food and foam. What could that mean?

Thank you for your question.  Vomiting in puppies can be serious. They can contract viruses, ingest foreign objects or have congenital problems which could be causes.  We would need to examine your puppy and could recommend a course of action … Continue reading

Q. How do I protect my pet and family from parasites?

If left untreated, intestinal parasites quickly reproduce in your pet’s intestinal tract and produce eggs, which then contaminate the yard when the pet defecates. These eggs become infective, and are the source of most zoonotic infections. Regular deworming of your … Continue reading

Q. I’ve been hearing a lot about FIP recently. I know it’s a virus that causes upper respiratory infections but what is it exactly? Can cats be vaccinated for it? How can we prevent our furbabies from getting it?

FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis) is a virus that originates in the cat’s intestines as a Coronavirus (a essentially benign virus that most cats carry). For reasons we have yet to understand a particular Coronavirus particle in a particular cat can … Continue reading