Preventative Care

Veterinarian in Vero Beach, FL

Preventive care for your pet is critical for their overall health. We want to ensure your pet receives the best care at Southside Veterinary Hospital in Vero Beach, FL. We offer various services to keep your pet healthy, including vaccinations, routine check-ups, and more.

We know your pet is a member of your family, and we treat them with the same compassion and care we would like our pets. Read below to see how our preventative care exams can help keep your pet healthy and happy.

Preventative Care

Why Are Preventative Care Exams Important?

Preventative care exams help us catch potential health problems early. Therefore, we recommend that all pets have a preventive care exam at least once a year. We will check your pet from head to tail, update their vaccinations, and discuss their health concerns.

What Happens during a Preventative Care Exam?

During our preventive pet care exam, we will explore multiple areas of your pet's health which include the following listed below:

  • Weight
  • Temperature
  • Appearance
  • Heart
  • Lungs
  • Teeth
  • Gums

We will also check their eyes, ears, skin, and coat for signs of infection or disease. In addition, feel their abdomen for abnormalities.

Finally, we will update your pet’s vaccinations and discuss any health concerns that you may have. We will also provide information on keeping your pet healthy if they need lifestyle changes. We recommend bringing a pencil and paper or a list of questions if you have specific concerns for our veterinarian.

Benefits of Preventative Care Exams

Preventative care exams help us identify potential health problems early before they become serious. We recommend that all pets have a preventive care exam at least once a year. If your pet is older or you notice any changes in their health, we may recommend frequent exams.

Preventative care exams also allow us to know your pet's health needs. These needs help us provide them with the best possible care.

Schedule a Preventative Care Exam Today!

Contact us today if you have any questions or want to schedule a preventative care exam. At Southside Veterinary Hospital, our job is to ensure your pet stays happy and curious about the world around them! So call us today at (772) 562-7845 or stop by our Vero Beach, FL clinic to see how our veterinarian can help.

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