Preventative Care for Dogs - Monroe Animal Hospital

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Preventative care is a dog’s first line of defense. Annual exams help by preventing, diagnosing and treating disease in its early stages, often before any noticeable symptoms begin. The earlier treatment starts, the more effective it is, keeping your pet from unnecessary pain and suffering.
Preventative care for senior dogs starts with regular physical examinations.
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Heartworm is another very important core of the preventative healthcare for all dogs. Heartworm is a deadly but completely and easily preventable disease. Heartworms spread through dogs via bites from infected mosquitos. Living in LA, mosquitoes are present throughout the spring, summer and early fall months and can even live inside during the winter. For this reason, we recommend prevention 12 months of the year. Recommended Preventative Care for Dogs
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Heartworm is another very important core of the preventative healthcare for all dogs. Heartworm is a deadly but completely and easily preventable disease. Heartworms spread through dogs via bites from infected mosquitos. Living in PA, mosquitoes are present throughout the spring, summer and early fall months and can even live inside during the winter. For this reason, we recommend prevention 12 months of the year.Preventative care keeps your dogs healthy and keeps illness away before it has the chance to strike. Annual exams allow us to prevent, diagnose and treat disease in its early stages, often before you even notice symptoms. Treatments are more effective when they begin early, so regular exams and other methods of preventative care keep your pet from unnecessary pain and suffering.Heartworm is another very important core of the preventative healthcare for all dogs. Heartworm is a deadly but completely and easily preventable disease. Heartworms spread through dogs via bites from infected mosquitos. Living in CA, mosquitoes are present throughout the spring, summer and early fall months and can even live inside during the winter. For this reason, we recommend prevention 12 months of the year.Preventative care is even more important for older dogs. Dana Niguel Veterinary Hospital recommends twice-yearly exams for elderly animals. As pets get older, they are prone to age-related diseases that are increasingly difficult to diagnose and treat, so more frequent exams allow us to identify potential health issues early, before they become huge issues.Preventative care is a dog’s first line of defense. Annual exams help by preventing, diagnosing and treating disease in its early stages, often before any noticeable symptoms begin. The earlier treatment starts, the more effective it is, keeping your pet from unnecessary pain and suffering.Heartworm is another very important core of the preventative healthcare for all dogs. Heartworm is a deadly but completely and easily preventable disease. Heartworms spread through dogs via bites from infected mosquitos. Living in Iowa, mosquitoes are present throughout the spring, summer and early fall months and can even live inside during the winter. For this reason, we recommend prevention 12 months of the year.