Preventive Medicine For Pets
It is key to a healthy and happy pet. It will ultimately save time and money, as well as unnecessary suffering.
We offer a comprehensive program which includes semi-annual physical examinations where a complete physical is performed, assigning a body condition score, checking the skin, the musculoskeletal system, the circulatory system, listening to the respirations, palpating the abdomen to check the intestinal tract, liver, kidneys, spleen and genitourinary tracts, examining the eyes, ears, nose and throat, palpating the lymph nodes, checking the mucous membranes, capillary refill time, and teeth, discussing nutrition and exercise, and consulting about behavioral problems. Obviously Vaccinations are key to preventing or at least minimizing disease.
Fleas, ticks, heartworm, and intestinal parasite control are very important for pets and there owners, as many diseases are transmissible. Lab testing like fecal exams, heartworm tests, urinalysis and wellness blood screens give early warnings to catch problems before they become more serious. And annual dental cleanings stop periodontal disease; prevent needless dental pain, and decrease cardiac and kidney problems associated with the constant seeding of gingival bacteria. As your trusted loyal companion, your pet depends on you to keep them healthy. A Pet's Place preventive care packages allow you to give them the care they need at a price you desire.