Wellness Care for your pet

Health Care for Life Puppy Care Kitten Care
health care for life
The doctors have  over 30 years (each) experience in all fields of medicine. For examples : Hyperthyroidism, diabetes, allergies, kidney disease, liver disease, bladder issues,lameness, cancer and cardiology. Think of general medicine for multiple species and you have the idea.

Annual visits are very important for identifying new issues or monitoring ongoing problems with the physical exam, labwork and /imaging EKG workups. Vaccines are also annual with a few exceptions.  We will remind you when these visits are needed.

Aren’t puppies grand? Puppy care is one of the most important stages in your dog’s life.Let us help you. The initial exams should start at 6-7 wks of age, vaccines and parasite checks are steps that Timberland will guide you through. We also discuss at length housebreaking, diet, training and other issues as your pet grows. Some of the worst illnesses occur in the first months of life. Parvo virus for example causes intestinal illness with vomiting and diarrhea that can kill your puppy. Don’t’ delay-start vaccines right away!   

Kittens are fun! Don’t forget to have your kitten tested for Leukemia and FIV. This the single most important step with your new friend. During this initial exam your kitten will be checked for parasites and receive the first vaccines at 8 weeks . Upper Respiratory infections are common in kittens and can cause decrease in appetite , fever and dehydration. Call right away. We can’t wait to see your new kitten!




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