At Monroe Veterinary Clinic, our veterinary team focuses on preventive care to help protect your pet from developing common diseases and disorders in the first place.
Combination with routine wellness exams, pet vaccinations, and parasite prevention establishes the foundation of your cat or dog's regular healthcare.
Preventive care provides your pet with their best chance at a long and healthy life. Our veterinarians will work with you to develop a preventive care plan that's customized to meet the unique needs of your dog or cat.
It's very important to keep your cat or dog's vaccinations current and up to date because it protects them from a variety of contagious, often dangerous, diseases. Also, getting your pet spayed or neutered doesn't just prevent the birth of unwanted kittens or puppies; these common veterinary surgeries can also protect your furry friend from some serious types of cancer. They can also help prevent unwanted behaviors such as howling, scooting, roaming, and animal aggression.
In your kitten's first year they need the following shots to keep them safe from dangerous diseases.
While the below isn't a list of kitten vaccinations, spaying, neutering, and microchipping can help protect your kitty from various health issues, and therefore falls under the umbrella of preventive health care.
Before their first birthday, your puppy needs the following shots to protect them from serious diseases.
Even though the following isn't a list of vaccinations for puppies spaying, neutering, and microchipping your pup can help protect them from a range of health conditions, falling under the preventive health care umbrella.
Parasites are a serious threat to the health of both pets and people in the Monroe area. If they are left untreated, parasites can threaten the life of your cat or dog, and can sometimes even be transmitted to other pets and people living in your home. The parasite prevention products we offer for cats and dogs at Monroe Veterinary Clinic can help keep your pets safe from these common parasites:
Fleas are external parasites that feed on the blood of birds and mammals. If they go untreated, fleas can spread throughout your home.
These external parasites consume the blood of mammals and are responsible for the spread of various dangerous conditions in pets and people.
Tiny, highly contagious ear mites live in the ear canals of cats, dogs, and other mammals. These parasites continuously reproduce during their lifespan.
This thread-like parasitic roundworm spreads through mosquito bites and resides in an infected animal's heart, lungs, and blood vessels.
These parasites live in the digestive tract of cats and dogs, where they consume the pet's blood. Hookworms can cause anemia as well as other serious conditions.
This parasitic worm lives in the intestine and feats partially digested intestinal contents. This parasite can steal vital nutrients that your pet needs to stay healthy.
Tapeworms spread when an infected flea is ingested during grooming. These hook-like parasitic worms live and grow in your pet's intestines.
Whipworms are transmitted when the soil that has been in contact with an infected dog's feces is ingested. Whipworms are a serious health risk to dogs.
The vets at Monroe Veterinary Clinic are currently accepting new patients! Our hard-working vets truly care about the health of your cats and dogs. Contact us today to schedule your furry friend's first appointment.