Comprehensive Pet Care for Canine & Feline Health
Burloak Animal Hospital provides comprehensive pet care for your canine and feline family members. Our compassionate and knowledgeable veterinary team have the skill and expertise to provide specialized pet wellness plans for all stages in canine and feline development, from puppy and kitten care through senior pet care.
Canine & Feline Health
Your pet’s health is important to us. We will create a customized wellness plan that will consider all aspects of pet health and safety, such as:
- Physical health
- Dental care
- Pet nutrition
- Pet grooming
- Dog training
- Parasite control
- Spaying & neutering
Spaying & Neutering Benefits to Overall Pet Health
Spaying your pet has many benefits. The procedure, which prevents female animals from reproducing, can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life without changing your pet’s personality.
By spaying your female pet, you’re protecting her against potentially deadly diseases, including:
- Bacterial infections
- Reproductive tract diseases
- Several types of cancer
Additional benefits include:
- Avoiding the mess associated with the heat cycle in female dogs
- Avoiding the pacing and crying that occurs with the heat cycle in female cats
- Helping to control the dog and cat overpopulation problem by keeping more animals out of shelters
Neutering prevents male animals from reproducing and can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life, without changing your pet’s personality.
By neutering your pet, you’re reducing or eliminating his health risk for:
- Prostate cancer
- Testicular cancer
- Sexually transmitted diseases
Neutering will also reduce or eliminate undesirable and embarrassing behavior such as:
Spaying and neutering are surgical procedures that need to be performed under anesthesia. We follow strict protocols and continually monitor your pet’s vital signs to help ensure his safety.
Protecting your pet from harmful parasites is an important step to overall pet health. Regular testing during wellness exams or when you suspect there is a parasite present will keep your pet happy and healthy.
For more information on pets and parasites, please visit The Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), which is a non-profit organization of veterinarians and parasitologists dedicated to protecting your family and your pets from parasites and zoonotic disease.
Additional parasite information can be found at the following sites:
Please contact us to schedule a pet health appointment. If you have any questions or concerns, our staff will be happy to discuss them with you.