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Preventative care for your pet's health

Your animal's health is important to us. We want you to come in and see us at least once a year for a physical exam. During this time, our caring and knowledgeable staff will get to know you and your pet.

 

Put your trust in over 25 years of experience.

Discover all we can do for your pet's health:

• Heart and lung evaluation

• Ear examination

• Eye examination

Dental Care and evaluation

• Neurologic evaluation

• Abdominal organ evaluation

• Musculoskeletal evaluation

• Coat and skin analysis

• Weight assessment and nutritional counseling

• Heartworm, tick-borne diseases prevention

• Bloodwork evaluation on site (including glucose and thyroid levels)

• Heartworm and Leukemia tests

• Nail trims                                              

Microchipping

• Anal gland evaluation

Hygienic Cuts for cats or dogs

• Stool analysis / internal parasite test (worms)

• Vaccinations according to your pet’s individualized plan

    – Reminder cards personalize with your pets photo

 

Everything in one visit

We aim to simplify things for you and will perform multiple screenings during your pet’s visit. We will discuss vaccines, nutrition guidance, oral health or other concerns you may have. We are here for you and your pet and to answer your questions.

Superior services:

 •  Comfortable exam rooms

 •  Bring the family

 •  Personal attention

 •  Your questions answered

 •  High Quality Diets – Hill’s and

    Royal Canin

 •  Nutritional Supplements

Keep your pet healthy for a long and

happy life.

 

Caring professionals

Preventative care

What to know about coming in:

• Please bring your puppy/dog on a leash / kitten/cat in a carrier - this is for your pet's safety.

• As a new client or patient, bring in any health history you may have

Additional services for your pet:

Hygienic Cuts

While we do not offer traditional "awake" dog or cat grooming, we provide the "Shave Under Anesthesia," a special grooming service for dogs and cats that will not tolerate being handled by a traditional, professional groomer.

 

Some sensitive animals find any type of grooming, even in the hands of an experienced and caring groomer, to be a stressful experience. We find that certain pets react poorly to people handling them which can be made worse by the unfamiliar noises from hair clippers, blow dryers and the running water required for bathing.

 

While we do not take the administration of anesthesia lightly, we recommend anesthetized grooming for these pets, as it ends up being safer and less stressful for the dog or cat. Doing the shave with the animal under general anesthesia is a good option for sensitive dogs and cats that need some extra TLC. If kitties had the choice, some would definitely choose the anesthesia option over being groomed awake!

 

A typical dog shave removes all the fur from the dog including the face and head.

 

A typical cat shave removes all the fur from a cat except for the face and head and tip of the tail.

Why Shave a Cat?

While cats given a cut certainly have style, this is not generally the reason the cat is shaved. There are several reasons why it may be a good idea to have your cat given a cut, at least temporarily.

  • Easier Maintenance

Long-haired cats need a great deal of grooming. While most cats do self-groom, long-haired breeds require more care. Their fur should be brushed or combed on a weekly basis to help with shedding and to reduce mats. Busy cat owners may find that clipping their long-haired cats can help cut down on the amount of grooming that is required.

  • Eliminating Mats

If the cat is not brushed regularly, or has a hard time with self-grooming, mats may build up in the fur. If these mats are left alone, they may twist, pinch or otherwise harm the skin beneath them, leading to open wounds. Cats that develop frequent mats, or that have fur that has become heavily matted can be given a cut to help deal with the problem.

  • Hairballs

During warmer weather as your cat begins to shed, your long-haired breed may be at a higher risk of developing hairballs. As the cat grooms his shedding fur, he may ingest more than can be safely passed through his digestive system. This can lead to vomiting, choking or bowel obstructions that may require surgery. Clipping the cat’s fur eliminates this problem.

  • Trouble With Self-Care

If your cat is older, obese or depressed, he may have difficulty keeping himself clean and well groomed. Cats with longer fur may have increased difficulty with self-care as they age, because they may not have the flexibility to reach all their fur. Clipping them can help your cat self-groom more effectively.

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