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Wellness

At Highlands Animal Clinic, we practice prevention as the key to longevity and wellness.  Healthy diet, exercise, and routine checkups are vital to your pet's quality of life.  Your pet should have a full physical exam at least once annually for their first 7 years of life and bi-annually for our senior patients.

 

Labwork such as heartworm tests, fecals, and blood work can help detect treatable infections and conditions.

 

Heartworm prevention and approrpriate vaccination are essential in keeping deadly diseases away.  Heartworm is an issue in Colorado and your pet should be given a heartworm preventative once monthly, year-round to prevent heartworm disease and intestinal parasite infestation. 

 

At Highlands Animal Clinic, we use smaller volume vaccines- with greater efficacy and less reactions.  These vaccines are especially advantageous for our smaller patients.

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