Congratulations on the newest addition to your family! Bringing home a new puppy is an exciting and joyful time with lots to do and lots to learn. We hope to help you in maximizing the fun and minimizing the frustration with the following information, paving the way for a healthy, happy lifetime together!
The Puppy Care Program is a complete package that takes care of your puppy’s health care needs from birth right through the first six months. It provides for all puppy visits, vaccinations, regular vet visits and time to talk with the vet about your pet and any questions you might have. The Puppy Care Program includes:
- Regular wellness exams up to 6 months of age
- Core vaccines for puppies up to age 6 months
- Stool testing and deworming as required
- Discount on spay/neuter at age of 6 months.
- Nutrition counselling
- Weight management education
- Education on regular pet care needs
- Pet wellness counselling during each visit as your puppy grows older.
The Puppy Care Program is summarized below. The table below treatments and topics of discussion for each visit with the vet in your puppy’s first 6 months. You might also want to write down questions that come up so that you can bring them to the next visit. Contact us at
(604) 521-0781 for pricing and to arrange for your puppy’s first visit with the vet.
We look forward to seeing you and your puppy growing together!
PUPPY CARE PROGRAM VISITS
|First Visit||Second Visit||Third Visit||Fourth Visit|
|6-8 weeks||8-10 weeks||12-14 weeks||16-18 weeks|
|Getting to Know Your Pet||A Complete Physical Exam: Getting to Know Your Pet – and teaching you what to look for to keep them healthy.||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Recommended Immunizations and When To Immunize||Distemper||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Parasite Treatment and Prevention||Fecal Exam for Internal Parasites||✔||✔|
|Parasite Prevention Products: Safely Treating and Preventing Parasites||✔||✔|
|Discussion Topics||Puppy Diet; Transition to Adult Diet; Raw Food Diets||✔||✔|
|Taking care of puppy teeth – so much chewing!||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Is Pet Insurance for you?||✔|
|How is your pet doing? Are there behaviours that you are concerned about?||✔||✔|
|Tips for Grooming your Pet: Nails, Fur, Teeth and Bathing||✔|
|Q&A on Breed Specific Genetic Problems||✔||✔|
|Spay and Neuters: Options to Consider||✔|
|Importance of pre-anaesthetic blood testing||✔|
|Pet Identification Options: Tags, Tattos and Microchips||✔|
|Recommended Surgical Procedures||✔|
|Why We Recommend Annual Wellness Checks||✔|