Puppy Information

We have decided to put a list of each of the informational handouts that we send home with new puppy owners on our site.

Feel free to sniff around! Click buttons to download PDF


There are many ways for pets to be exposed to disease-causing organisms. Healthy appearing
animals can spread viruses and bacteria.

If you can hear your dog’s nails clicking on the floor, it might be time for a nail trim.

This is a list of most of the vaccinations that we offer,
as well as the time intervals between them.

Should your pet have an emergency, here is some information about two local 24 hour, 365 days a year emergency clinics.

What are fleas? Fleas are small (1/10”-1/5”), biting
insects usually associated with cats and dogs, but
fleas bite people too.

What are the signs of heartworm disease?
The signs vary according to the number of worms present, stage of life cycle, age, and species of host.

“Accidents” are one of the most common reasons people give up their dogs. Ironically, house training is very simple with the proper tools and instructions

If your pet is microchipped or tattooed as a means of permanent identification, a lifetime license is an option for you.

Tips for preventing behavior problems.

The growing popularity of the Internet has made it easier and faster to find health-related information. Although much of it is valuable, some of it is false and misleading

Spaying or neutering your pet eliminates or reduces a wide variety of health problems that can be very difficult and expensive to treat

Blood tests help us determine causes of illness accurately, safely, and quickly and let us monitor the progress of medical treatments.

Weather – Provide plenty of fresh drinking water at all times. Also, keep your pet’s kennel well-ventilated and positioned near a well-shaded area where your pet can avoid midday sun and heat.

Weather – keep cats indoors and shorten exercise walks for dogs when the temperature falls. Safe outdoor temperatures for pets vary by breed and size.