Puppy Wellness for Your Dog

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Puppy Wellness Recommendations from Your Veterinarian




The Veterinarians at Gilbertsville Veterinary Hospital recommend that they examine your puppy every 3 – 4 weeks for the first 3 – 4 months of their life.  During your pet’s examination the doctor’s will perform a nose to tail examination looking at your pets eye and mouth and listening to their heart and lungs.  Click on the image to read why it is important to see your puppy so often.




Heartworm and Flea & Tick Prevention are an important part of keeping your pet healthy.  We can bring fleas into our pets environment even if they do not go outside.  Using heartworm prevention keeps your pet from getting heartworm disease and also has some deworming benefits.  Click here to read more about prevention and rebates.

Laboratory Profiles

Your puppy may look healthy on the outside but having your pets feces checked multiple times as a puppy can detect what intestinal parasites.  Intestinal parasites are very common in puppies and some can even be transferred to humans.  Click here to read more about what types of parasites that we are looking for and how to protect your pet and your family. 





Your puppy will receive a series of vaccinations over the first 3 – 6 months of their life.  The vaccinations and vaccination boosters will help your pet stay healthy.  Once your pets immunity has been built up with the booster they will then be on the junior wellness program until they reach their senior years.  Click here to read more about the importance of the vaccination schedule for puppies. 


Common Questions from Our Clients

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