Preventive Vet Care in Thomasville

At Thomasville Veterinary Hospital Urgent Care + Surgery, we provide comprehensive preventive services to keep your pet feeling their best. From pet vaccinations to parasite prevention, your pet's needs are our priority.

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Preventive health care, including routine checkups, vaccinations, and parasite prevention, is key to lifelong health for cats and dogs of all ages. By providing age-appropriate cat and dog vaccinations and parasite prevention, we can give your pet a great start, prevent disease and help them live a long, healthy life.

We'll work with you to create a custom plan to meet your cat's or dog's specific health and lifestyle needs.

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Preventive Services, Thomasville Vet

Vaccination Schedules For Cats & Dogs

Prevent your pet from contracting contagious diseases by bringing them in for extremely important routine vaccinations.

We follow the AAHA’s guidelines for immunizations, and are highly knowledgeable about how to protect them against emerging diseases.

Kitten Vaccinations

During their first year, kittens require several vaccinations and procedures to prevent serious diseases. As they grow, they'll need annual boosters.

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
  • 10 to 12 weeks
    • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
    • Feline Leukemia
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
    • Feline Leukemia 2
  • 5 to 6 months

    Spaying, neutering and microchipping your cat can protect them from several health problems and prevent unwanted pregnancies.

    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
    • Possible microchip

Puppy Vaccinations

Puppies need a set of vaccinations in the first year of life to prevent many fatal diseases and to protect their developing immune system.

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 10 to 12 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Bordetella (Optional)
    • Leptospirosis (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Spaying & Neutering
    • Spay (female)
    • Neuter (male)
  • 12 to 16 Months
    • Final Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Final Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Final Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)

Adult Cat Vaccinations

One year after they receive vaccinations as a kitten, your cat will need core booster vaccines. They need these booster vaccines every 1 to 3 years, depending on your cat's lifestyle and specific vaccine requirements.

Adult Dog Vaccinations

One year after receiving their initial round of vaccines, your dog will need core booster vaccines. Frequency of boosters will depend on your dog's lifestyle, unique needs, and specific vaccine requirements.

Parasite Prevention

Left untreated, parasites are a serious, ever-present threat to your pet's life. At Thomasville Veterinary Hospital Urgent Care + Surgery, our professional veterinarians take care to prevent these. Our full line of prevention products safeguard your pet from these common parasites:

Fleas, Thomasville Vet

Fleas

These common, small external parasites suck blood, and can transmit other parasites.

Ticks, Thomasville Vet

Ticks

Ticks are external parasites that feed on an animal's blood, and can transmit disease.

Earmites, Thomasville Vet

Ear Mites

Ear mites can cause intense itching and lead to infection in the ear canals of your cat or dog.

Heartworm, Thomasville Vet

Heartworm

Mosquitoes commonly transmit these parasitic roundworms to cats, dogs, and other mammals.

Hookworm, Thomasville Vet

Hookworm

Hookworms are intestinal parasites that infect the digestive system of dogs and cats and feed on blood.

Roundworm, Thomasville Vet

Roundworm

Roundworms reside in the intestinal tract, feed on partially digested food, and cause serious issues.

Tapeworm, Thomasville Vet

Tapeworm

Parasitic tapeworm eggs are transmitted when an animal swallows an infected flea.

Whipworm, Thomasville Vet

Whipworm

The parasitic whipworm resembles a whip and embeds itself in an animal's intestinal wall.

Microchipping

Dog and cat collars with a name and phone number tag are helpful, but can quickly become outdated and therefore, not as effective. They can also break or fall off easily. A microchip, however, is permanent and can’t be separated from the pet. One of the most effective means of protecting your dog or cat from being lost or stolen is microchipping them.

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New patients always welcome!

Whether you need urgent care for your pet or you're looking for a vet in Davidson County, we welcome you to our family at Thomasville Veterinary Hospital Urgent Care + Surgery.

Referrals may be required for some specialty services. Please contact us to learn more.

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336-475-9119