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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
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
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
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. We bought two baby rabbits yesterday. They are only 3 weeks old and, despite the breeder claiming they are ready to go, I am nervous they are just too young to be separated from mom. They appear to be happy, eating timothy hay, and drinking water from the water bottle, but should I be giving them vitamins or formula via bottle?
Dear Rachel, I agree that most breeders do not sell baby buns until at least 4-6 weeks of age. But if they are eating well, I would not add in formula feeding or extra vitamins which are not very close … Continue reading
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
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
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
Q. My 10.5 month old Pomeranian has been choking/coughing on and off, but seems fine otherwise. I know small dogs often have mild trachea issues or reverse sneezing. We had switched food around the same time as the choking started, then switched back today and already seems to be coughing less. Can a food allergy cause the coughing/choking?
It’s true that small breed dog often have tracheal problems that can cause coughing but there are many other causes of cough. First would be to determine if your pet is truly coughing. Reverse sneezing and gagging can be mistaken … Continue reading