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Wellness/Vaccinations

We all want our pets to live long, healthy and happy lives: that is why preventative health care is so important. Annual exams along with bloodwork, heartworm tests and fecal exams allow us to track your pet's health and can help us detect potential health issues early on. Early detection leads to early treatment, which can make all the difference in preventing a minor problem growing into a larger, more serious problem.

 

For dogs we recommend:

  • Annual physical exam
  • Annual fecal exam
  • Annual HLEA test (heartworm, lyme, ehrlichia, anaplasmosis)
  • Annual lyme vaccine
  • 1 or 3-year Distemper/Parvo vaccine (depending on age)
  • Annual leptospirosis
  • Rabies vaccine every three years
  • Heartworm preventative once monthly
  • Flea and tick control once montly

 

For cats we recommend:

  • Annual physical exam
  • Annual fecal exam
  • 1 or 3-year CVR (depending on age)
  • Annual Feline Leukemia
  • Annual Rabies vaccination
  • Flea and tick control once monthly

 

For puppies we recommend:

  • DHPP (distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza, and parvovirus). The first at 6-8 weeks, then every three weeks until 16 weeks. Miniumum of two boosters
  • Lyme vaccination at 9 and 12 weeks
  • Leptospirosis vaccination at 9 and 12 weeks
  • Rabies vaccination at 16 weeks
  • Fecal exam (bring sample on first visit)
  • Heartworm and flea control starting at first visit, then continuing treatment monthly

 

For kittens we recommend:

  • CVR (distemper, rhinotracheitis, calicivirus). The first at 6-8 weeks, then every three weeks until 12 weeks
  • FeLV (feline leukemia virus) for any outdoor cat at 8 and 12 weeks
  • Rabies vaccination at 16 weeks
  • FeLV/FIV test (leukemia/AIDS) for all kittens
  • Fecal exam (bring sampe to first visit)
  • Flea control starting at 8 weeks, then continuing treatment monthly

 

For older cats and dogs we reccomend biannual examinations as well as wellness bloodwork.