Preventative Pet Care in Saint John
Your pet needs regular check-ups to maintain a healthy lifestyle, just like us. At Loch Lomond Veterinary Hospital, we provide complete medical, dental, and surgical services to ensure your special friend is healthy for years to come. Call us for preventative pet care services in Saint John.
Regular Pet Care Is Important!
Regular treatment is just as necessary for pets as it is for humans. Make an appointment with your veterinarian to get your pet examined. It's possible that your pet will be diagnosed and treated before the problem becomes more serious.
Clinical examination of young pets can uncover hidden disorders. Your veterinarian might recommend further tests specific to your pet, such as:
Blood test: Veterinarians typically prescribe health panels for senior dogs but generally start with basic blood testing when the pets are young. It helps detect diseases like anemia, infections, bone marrow disorders, diabetes and organ malfunction.
Urine analysis: Examining a sample of urine may reveal a lot about the health of the urinary system. Inflammation, infection, renal disease, crystal formation, and diabetes may all be detected with this test.
Heartworms test: A heartworm test ensures that your pet is not infected with heartworms. Many tick-borne infections may lead to serious health complications if left untreated.
Fecal test: It is essential to do a fecal examination of your pet to check for parasites that may be lurking in its digestive system. Internal parasites may be detected by the stool test. If administered quickly, deworming therapy may help prevent the spread of parasites, which cause diarrhea and other major health problems.
Your Pet’s Health Is Our Top Priority
Our veterinarians can provide preventative pet care to small and large companion animals. We offer the following small animal services:
- Annual vaccinations
- Health & wellness examinations
- Extensive in-house lab diagnostics
- 24-hour emergency service
- Soft tissue, dental, & orthopaedic surgeries
- Nutritional consultations & recommendations
- Digital radiology
- Dental radiology