At Advanced Veterinary Care, out vets focus on preventive care to help keep common contagious diseases from threatening your pet's health.
Combined with routine wellness exams, pet vaccinations and parasite prevention form the foundation of your animal's annual healthcare.
Preventive care gives your pet their best chance at life-long good health. Our team will work with you to create a custom preventive care plan for your cat or dog, tailored to meet your pet's unique needs.
Keeping your dog and cat's vaccinations up to date is essential when it comes to protecting your furry friend from contagious, often serious, diseases. Having your dog or cat spayed or neutered not only prevents the birth of unwanted litters; these common veterinary surgeries can also help to protect your pet against some serious forms of cancer and may even prevent unwanted behaviors such as howling, scooting, roaming, and animal aggression.
In their first year of life, kittens need the following shots to protect them from serious diseases. Cat vaccinations can help your feline friend to live a long and happy life.
While the following are not kitten shots, spaying, neutering and microchipping help protect your cat from a number of health issues, and therefore fall under the preventive health care umbrella.
In their first year, puppies need these shots to protect them from dangerous diseases. Dog vaccinations can help to keep your pup healthy throughout their lifetime.
Although the following are not puppy shots, spaying, neutering, and microchipping help protect your dog from a number of health issues, and therefore fall under the preventive health care umbrella.
Parasites pose a serious health threat to people and animals in Franklin and across Sussex County. Left untreated, parasites can threaten the life of your furry friend, and in some cases can even be transmitted to other pets or people living in your household. Parasite prevention products from Advanced Veterinary Care can help protect your dog or cat from the following common parasites:
Fleas are common external parasites that feed on the blood of birds and mammals. If left untreated, fleas can quickly spread throughout your household and make your pet miserable.
These external parasites consume the blood of mammals and are responsible for the spread of a number of serious conditions in people and pets including Lyme disease.
Ear mites reside in the ear canals of dogs, cats and other mammals. These parasites reproduce continuously throughout their lifespan and can cause more serious ear infections.
This thread-like parasitic roundworm is spread through the bite of infected mosquitos and makes its home in the heart, lungs and blood vessels of infected animals.
These parasites live in the digestive tract of cats and dogs where they feed on the pet's blood. Hookworms can lead to anemia and other serious conditions in dogs and cats.
This parasitic worm lives in the intestine and feeds on partially digested intestinal contents. This parasite can rob your pet of vital nutrients necessary to stay healthy.
Tapeworms are spread through the ingestion of infected fleas during grooming. These hook-like parasitic worms live and grow in your pet's intestines.
Whipworms are spread through the ingestion of soil that has been in contact with an infected dog's feces. Whipworms pose a serious health risk to dogs.
Advanced Veterinary Care is accepting new patients! Our friendly and experienced vets are passionate about improving the health of Franklin companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.