Bergenline Animal Hospital, PA

7706 Bergenline Ave
North Bergen, NJ 07047

(201)854-7330

northbergenvet.com

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