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Wellness Care & Preventative Healthcare

The best way to provide a long, healthy, happy, and active life for your pet is through wellness care and preventative healthcare.  Routine wellness examinations and diagnostic testing will establish a baseline for your pet's health which will enable you and our doctors to better understand your pet's physical well-being.  In addition to this, these routine check-ups are the best way to diagnose and prevent illness and disease at an early stage.

Santee veterinarianWellness Treatments:

  • Comprehensive Physical Examination (recommended at least once a year).
  • Vaccinations - those appropriate for your pet's lifestyle.
  • Flea and Parasite Preventatives
  • Nail Trims.
  • Anal Gland Expression.
  • Dental Cleanings.

Preventative Healthcare Tests:

  • ​Intestinal Parasite Exams (A test of fecal material).
    • Recommended each year.
  • Heartworm 4DX Test (A blood test screening test for Heartworm Disease, Lyme Disease, and Ehrlichia and Anaplasma tick transmitted infections.)
    • ​Recommended each year for dogs (not necessary for cats).
  • Health Screen Blood Profile (A blood test evaluating your pet's liver, kidneys, blood sugar, electrolytes, blood proteins, and Complete Blood Count to screen for infections or anemia).
    • ​Recommended each year.
  • Urinalysis (A test of urine looking for urinary tract infection, diseases affecting the kidneys, urinary crystals and stones).
    • ​Recommended each year.
  • ECG or EKG - also known as Electrocardiogram (A simple test looking for signs of heart disease).
    • ​Recommended at 6 years of age and each year thereafter.​

**** All of these test can be performed through a simple blood test, collection of a urine sample and a fecal sample, and an easy and quick look at your pet's heart performed in our clinic and evaluated by a Cardiologist.

Additional Services

  • Examination, diagnosis, and treatment of sick and injured pets.
  • Spaying and Neutering
  • Surgery
  • ​​Nutritional Counseling
  • Behavioral Counseling
  • Microchip Placement
  • Health Certificates (our Veterinarians are Accredited and can prepare Certificates for travel within the United States and International Health Certificates).
  • Boarding for Dogs and Cats

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