- Category: Dog Preventative Care
- Annual Physical Exam
- Diet: Feed a Premium or prescription diet appropriate for the age and health of our pet. Good nutrition prevents skin and coat disorders, obesity, and other physical problems.
- Vaccinations: A vaccination program based on your pet's needs, and tailored for your pet by the veterinarian.
- Rabies Vaccine
- Bordetella Vaccine
- Annual Fecal testing for parasites
- Annual Heartworm, Lyme and Ehrlichia testing (H3D Test)
- Heartworm and internal parasite prevention (Heartguard or Interceptor)
- Flea and Tick Prevention (Advantix, Frontline, Promeris)
- Dental Care: Home care and professional cleaning as needed
- Prompt Diagnosis and treatment of any medical problem
- Annual adult blood testing
For dogs that live where the owner can see deer from or in their yard or who hunt, camp or hike.
- Lyme Vaccination
- Tick Control
For Outdoor dogs and dogs that run with other dogs (parks, hunting, etc.) add:
- Twice yearly fecal exams
- Leptospirosis Vaccine
For dogs with ears that hang down
- Weekly ear cleaning program
For dogs over 50 lbs. and 7 years of age or older:
- Annual geriatric blood testing
- Ask for pamphlet on Senior Health Care Work-up
For Boxers, English Cocker Spaniels, King Charles Spaniels, Dobermans and all dogs over 12 years of age:
- Annual EKG
Hypothyroidism: Some breed of dogs are at high risk of developing disease associated with an under active thyroid gland
- Boxer, Doberman Pincher and Labrador Retrievers should be tested between 3 and 6 years of age and repeated whenever symptoms are present.
- English Cocker Spaniels, Daschunds, English Bulldogs. Golden Retrievers, Great Danes, Irish Setters, Miniature Schnauzer, Poodles, Shetland Sheepdog and Beagles should be tested if they exhibit any symptoms i.e. obesity, poor hair coat, skin disease, ear infection, etc