PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE FOR DOGS:
FECAL: A test for internal parasites (WORMS). Many puppies are born with them and adult dogs acquire them. You will (INFREQUENTLY) see them in the stool.
HEARTWORM: A blood-borne parasite transmitted by MOSQUITOES. Dogs and cats develop worms that live in their hearts and lungs. An annual test and preventative medication is recommended; namely Heartguard, Interceptor.
FEEDING: Puppy, Adult Maintenance, Science Diet, Iams, and Eukanuba. (Puppy-3x daily until 6 months, then 2x thereafter).
VITAMINS: Pet Tabs, Pet Tinic.
TEETH: Dental hygiene is important to your pet’s health. Weekly brushing with a pet toothbrush or dental pads is recommended. DO NOT USE HUMAN TOOTHPASTE. PET TOOTHPASTE IS AVAILABLE.
EARS: Oticlens, ADL ear cleaner.
NAILS: Trim as needed, usually every 4-6 weeks for most dogs.
FLEAS: Frontline, Advantage, Program (ONCE A MONTH), and Flea Shampoo.
NEUTERING: Spay/Alter. Recommended at 5-6 MONTHS of age.
GROOMING: Brushing or combing is recommended at least weekly.
MICROCHIP (Home Again)-- A small microchip is inserted under the skin in order to identify your dog if lost