TOPIC OF THE MONTH:
PET CARE FROM YOUNG TO SENIOR
Puppy and Kitten: 6 weeks to 6 months.
1. Initial vaccination with de-worming series
2. Stool exam to confirm internal parasites
3. Confine pet to your home, no outside exposure
4. Felv-Fiv test for kittens.
5. Proper socialization and basic training
6. Start brushing pet’s teeth at home to get them used to it
Young Adult: 7 months to 2 years.
1. Annual exam and vaccinations.
2. External (flea) and internal parasite and heartworm prevention at all the ages
3. Spay and neuter during this period
4. Start to control food intake to prevent obesity
5. Maintain brushing teeth at least two times a week
SI HABLA ESPANOL
Owning a pet is a responsibility we happily take on, but not everyone is aware of all of your pets needs.
Here are a few tips:
1610 E. Shields Ave
Fresno, CA 93704
Mature Adult: 3 years to 8 years.
1. Routine wellness exam with proper vaccinations.
2. Routine blood test and urinalysis.
3. Need formal teeth cleaning under sedation, call hospital to schedule
4. Choose proper dies or feed less to prevent weight gain
Senior: 9 years to 15 years+
1. Senior wellness exam: blood check, x-rays, urinalysis, and in some cases ultrasound and EKG.
2. Recommending bi-annual exams due to old age
3. Senior diet and proper supplements such as vitamins, joint support, etc
4. Dental care annually or semi-annually
5. Caring for your pet in its old age will leave you with the most rewarding memories of your best friend.
PARKING IN BACK
If you are missing or found a dog/cat here are some tips on what to do.
*If our lines are busy your welcome to text us at (559) 515-2800
NEW PET INFO.
Bringing a new family member to your home can be exciting. Here are some overall care tips.
Preventing illness is easier than treating an illness. Learn how to maintain your pets health such as the following: Dental, Skin & Ear Care, Routine Vaccinations, etc.
Click the tab to learn more on prevention.
Shield Stone Pet Hospital, Inc.
Monday - Friday:
8 am to 5:30 pm
9 am to 12:30 pm
If you would like to schedule an appointment click below.
Dr. Yoo is not a board certified ophthalmologist, however, his talent and knowledge have been serving local pets for over 25 years.