Wellness Care

Lake Veterinary Clinic

The staff at Lake Veterinary Clinic is committed to providing you and your pet the finest veterinary care possible. We are a welcoming, skilled partner in the care of your beloved companions. The veterinarians at Lake Veterinary Clinic believe that prevention contributes to for pet’s long term health and minimizes the lifetime cost of care. We strongly recommend wellness exams, vaccinations, regular lab work, deworming and fecal checks, as well as medications to prevent heartworms, fleas and ticks to keep your pet in optimum health.

Despite the very best preventative care a beloved pet may develop an illness or be injured. Our internal medicine and surgical expertise, diagnostic capabilities and in-house laboratory ensures that your pet receives a quick and accurate diagnosis. We take time to explain our diagnosis and provide you with various options for your pet’s treatment.

Lake Veterinary Clinic offers wellness care services.

DEWORMING / FECAL CHECKS

Dangerous parasites are always present in the environment. We recommend regular fecal checks and deworming as the best way to prevent parasitic disease and the transmission of intestinal parasites to your pet and your family members.

REGULAR BLOOD TESTING

A chemistry panel and complete blood count can identify the presence of underlying diseases processes. They can also create a baseline if your pet becomes ill between regular exams.

FLEA AND TICK CONTROL

Fleas and ticks are a major problem in Florida due to our mild winters and warm moist spring and summers. We provide many flea and tick control products. We can help you develop a flea/tick protocol for your pet and your environment. Fleas and ticks are more than a nuisance, they can carry various diseases and transmit parasites. These problems can be avoided by using parasite prevention products that a

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re available at our hospital. When used properly and according to our directions, these products are very safe and effective.

HEARTWORM DISEASE

Heartworm disease is a serious, life threatening disease affecting cats and dogs. Mosquitoes spread the disease by injecting the parasite into your pet at the time of the bite. Clinical symptoms of heart worm disease develop very slowly Lack of energy and exercise intolerance are early symptoms, as are coughing and difficulty breathing. Because heart worm disease is increasing in frequency and is a serious and deadly disease, we recommend that your dog be tested annually and maintained on monthly heart worm prevention. We have a variety of heart worm preventative available to fit your pet’s needs.

Lake Vet 106VACCINATIONS

The veterinarians at Lake Veterinary Clinic will recommend a vaccination protocol that will fit your pet’s needs. Our canine core vaccines are Rabies and Distemper / Adenovirus / Parvovirus / Leptospirosis / Coronavirus.  Bordetella(kennel cough) and Lymes Disease vaccinations are available. Bordetella vaccines are often required by boarding facilities and groomers. Our core feline vaccines are Rabies and Distemper/Rhinotracheitis/Calici/Chlamydia. Feline Leukemia is recommended for kittens and outdoor cats. We recommend feline leukemia and feline immunodeficiency virus testing for kittens and all stray/new cats added to your household. Vaccinations are not only safe and effective, they are important and fundamental aspect of your pet’s preventive health care plan. Vaccinations have made once fatal diseases easily preventable. Remember Rabies vaccines are required by the county and protect you pet and your family from a deadly disease.

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