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Preventive care saves money & improves pet comfort for your furry family members in Phoenix.
Catch problems early
Save money and improve pet health
Form a prevention plan
Legally required or cheaper than getting sick
Rabies, CLICK HERE for more information.
start 12 weeks old, repeat in 1 year, then every 3 years
every 3-4 weeks until at least 16 weeks old, repeat in 1 year, then every 3 years (more often if breeding female). Start at 6-8 weeks of age
every 12 months if boarding, grooming, neighborhood walks, etc.; start at 3 weeks or older
External (fleas, ticks)
Carry diseases that make people and pets sick
Commonly found in puppies & dogs
They can cause symptoms in pets and humans
Schedule between 4-6 months of age
Prevent cancer and expensive health problems
AVMA Literature Review regarding age to spay & neuter
Brush teeth daily
Treat inflamed gums, prevent bone loss and other illnesses
Routine dental cleaning needed before permanent damage caused
Protect liver, kidneys and heart from spread of dental infection.
Click HERE for more dental information and specials
Click HERE for products that are proven to reduce plaque & tartar.
Surgery, Arthritis, Injury
Pre-emptive treatment is best
Reset the pain threshold for chronic pain
Catch problems early to save money and improve pet comfort
Start at 7 years of age
Lab tests at annual exam with 6 month recheck exams
Pet Age Calculator: Click HERE
Understanding Test Results: Click HERE
Dog Behavior Library
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Health Certificates are usually required to travel from one state to another. Visit the USDA APHIS Website and select the state you want for import requirements. Our veterinarians are specially accredited to provide these helath certificates for your pet. An examination is required within 10 days of travel, and the certificates are valid for 30 days.
Travel to other countries with your pet can be very complex. The international requirements can change without notice, but the USDA APHIS Website is useful to start.
Keep separate in quarantine until examined by a veterinarian and tested for contagious disease.