Our Modesto veterinarians can help you protect your cat or dog from a wide range of serious diseases and conditions with routine pet vaccinations and parasite prevention medications.
At American Pet Hospital, our experienced team focuses on preventive care to keep common diseases and disorders from developing in the first place.
Combined with regular wellness exams, pet vaccinations and parasite prevention form the foundation of your animal's routine healthcare.
Preventive care provides your pet with their best chance at a long, healthy life. Our team will work with you to ensure that your cat or dog receives the preventive care they need.
Up-to-date dog and cat vaccinations are crucial when it comes to protecting your four-legged friend from a range of contagious, often serious, diseases. Having your pet 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. They may prevent unwanted behaviors such as howling, scooting, roaming, and animal aggression.
During the first 6 months of life, kittens need the following shots to protect them from serious diseases.
While the following are not kitten vaccinations, spaying, neutering and microchipping can help to protect your feline friend from a number of health issues, and therefore fall under the preventive health care umbrella.
During the first 16 months, puppies need these shots to protect them from dangerous diseases.
Although the following are not puppy vaccinations, spaying, neutering, and microchipping can help to protect your canine companion 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 the Modesto area. Left untreated, parasites can threaten the life of your cat or dog, and in some cases can even be transmitted to other people or pets living in your household. Our parasite prevention products can help to protect your dog or cat from the following common parasites:
Fleas are external parasites that feed on the blood of birds and mammals. Left untreated, fleas can quickly spread throughout your home.
These external parasites consume the blood of mammals and are responsible for the spread of a number of serious diseases in people and pets.
Tiny, highly contagious ear mites live in the ear canals of dogs, cats and other mammals. These parasites reproduce continuously throughout their life.
This thread-like parasitic roundworm is spread through mosquito bites 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.
This parasitic worm lives in the intestine and feeds on partially digested intestinal contents. This parasite can rob your pet of vital nutrients.
Tapeworms are a parasite 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 and cats.
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