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Frequently Asked Questions

VetCare Animal Hospital FAQs

You have questions. We have answers. Let’s get to the bottom of your most common questions here.

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Frequently asked questions at Vetcare

We’re here to help you, as often as we can. Find the answers to our most frequently asked questions below.

Are you currently seeing new clients and patients?
Yes, we are. We are able to schedule new clients and patients in available openings for annual exams, vaccines, and non-urgent needs.
Are you open on the weekends?

Currently, we are open Monday – Friday, 7 am – 6 pm.

What vaccines does my new puppy or kitten need?

Call us, we can guide you based on what your pet has already had and set up an appointment if they are due for their next round.

Should I have my dog on heartworm prevention?
VetCare recommends administering heartworm preventatives year-round. It is true that mosquitoes are only with us in the warmer months. Recent predictions even show areas of the West, including the Rocky Mountains, as growing areas of concern. Greater mobility in the human population, including people traveling with their dogs, can introduce heartworm into a community with a previously low infectious burden (AAHA.org). Furthermore, heartworm prevention acts against more than just heartworms. When on preventative, your pets are also protected from intestinal parasites, such as hookworms, tapeworms, whipworms, and roundworms, whose different life stages can withstand much colder temperatures for longer periods of time. Lastly, consistency is key! Studies have shown that by maintaining a monthly regimen, pet owners were much more likely to administer prevention with regularity.
What should I do if my pet isn’t feeling well?

Call us, we reserve appointment times for our existing clients daily.

Should I have my pets on flea and tick preventatives?
We recommend Nexgard, Frontline, or Revolution based on you and your pet’s lifestyle (hiking, camping, traveling to other states, etc.) Ask us at your next appointment about your pet’s needs.