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Make sure to get testing done for your senior pet

You deserve a happy,

healthy pet!

Advanced diagnostic

workups available.

Routine testing is important when it

comes to keeping your pet as healthy

as possible. You want to make sure

that you protect them against any

diseases possible.

You deserve to have a happy, healthy pet

as much as your pet deserves to be happy and healthy. Let us take care of them and make sure that they will be in your life for

a long time!

Approximately 22% of dogs older than

7 years old can harbor disease that is

only detectable with an advanced

diagnostic workup. Bring them in and

we will test them!

Annual physical examination

 

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of any medical problems

 

Distemper & Parvo vaccinations (5 in one):  Initial series of at least two vaccinations, 3 to 4 weeks apart, followed by one vaccination one year later.  Then may booster annually, biannually, or every three years, depending on exposure

 

Leptospirosis 4-way vaccinations: Recommended for all dogs. Initial series of at least two vaccinations, 3 to 4 weeks apart, followed by annual boosters.

 

Rabies vaccinations (required in NYC):  First vaccination lasts one year.  Subsequent boosters last 3 years in U.S.A.  (may differ in other countries)

 

Kennel Cough vaccinations (Bordetella): Intranasal vaccine, given once a year unless virtually no contact with other dogs. Groomer, casual contact on street, dog park, etc. could infect your dog. If your dog boards or attends doggy day-care at professional establishments, this vaccine is required by law every 6 months.

 

Annual Canine Influenza vaccinations for dogs who board frequently

 

Annual heartworm testing, or with testing for Lyme & tick-borne diseases

 

Heartworm prevention year round – 12 months of medication

 

Flea and tick control at least 7 months during warmer weather; best to do year round

 

Annual Lyme vaccination for dogs who hunt, camp, or hike in high risk areas (Catskills, Fire Island, Hamptons, Bear MT)

 

Annual fecal (stool) analysis for intestinal parasites including Giardia, more frequently in high risk areas or if signs of diarrhea or weight loss

 

Diets appropriate for age and health of individual

 

Microchip for permanent identification

 

Spay or neuter if not done when younger

 

License with NY City

 

Ongoing obedience training

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DOGS AGES 1  to  7  YEARS

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CATS AGES 1  to  7  YEARS

Annual physical examination

 

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of any medical problems

 

Distemper & upper respiratory vaccinations (3 in one).  Initial series of at least two vaccinations, 3 to 4 weeks apart, followed by one vaccination one year later.  Then may booster annually, biannually, or every three years, depending on exposure

 

Rabies vaccinations – required in NYC:  Vaccination lasts one year. We use a vaccine made only for cats which requires a booster every year.

 

Feline leukemia (FeLV) and feline “AIDS” (FIV) testing.  Best if done twice, 6 months apart, and after any possible exposure.

 

Feline leukemia vaccinations for any cats who might be exposed. Initial series of two vaccinations 3 to 4 weeks apart, followed by one vaccination one year later, then annual boosters.

 

Bartonella testing, especially if exposed to fleas, or if lives with children

 

For cats who go outdoors -- Flea and tick control at least 7 months during warmer weather; best to do year round

 

Annual heartworm testing for cats who are outdoors in high risk areas (Catskills, Fire Island, Hamptons, Bear MT)

 

Heartworm prevention for cats who are outdoors, especially in high risk areas

 

Annual fecal (stool) analysis for intestinal parasites, especially for cats who go outdoors, and for those who have gastrointestinal problems

 

Diets appropriate for age and health of individual

 

Microchip for permanent identification

 

Spay or neuter if not done when younger

 

Ongoing behavior and litter box training

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