Pet Wellness Care for Healthier, Longer Lives

When it comes to your pet’s well-being, you want to do all you can to keep them happy and healthy. At the Animal Medical Center of Jonesboro, we offer comprehensive wellness services to ensure your pet receives the preventive care they need to remain in good health. And our services are not only for cats and dogs! We also offer wellness services for exotic pets including small mammals, birds, and reptiles. Pet wellness care includes regular veterinary visits, parasite prevention, vaccinations, and more. Our goal is to catch problems early, treat them quickly, and prevent many more from happening at all.

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Regular Wellness Exams

Bringing your cat or dog to us on a regular basis serves several purposes. It allows us to form a deeper relationship with you and your pet, monitor your pet’s ever-changing health for signs of disease, and it gives us the opportunity to run screening tests and administer routine vaccinations. A regular wellness exam for your pet will include:

  • A nose-to-tail physical exam
  • Fecal exam to check for intestinal parasites
  • Disease screening tests as appropriate
  • Vaccinations, when due for boosters
  • Nutrition and weight management if needed
  • Heartworm test every 6 months for dogs

For exotic pets, wellness services are similar, but also include an in-depth discussion of their home habitat and diet to determine whether any malady is the result of improper husbandry.

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Heartworm and Parasite Prevention

Parasites are a serious concern for pets, not only because they are a nuisance, but because they can severely impact your pet’s health. Many parasites also carry dangerous diseases that they can transfer to your pet with harmful consequences. Mosquitoes carry heartworms and are particularly prominent in our area. Heartworms pose a serious risk to dogs, cats, and ferrets too. With regular parasite preventatives, however, heartworms and other parasites such as fleas, ticks, roundworms, and hookworms can be kept at bay.

Common Concerns in Our Area

Beyond heartworms, allergies are another common problem in our area. Pets can develop allergies just like us, and their allergens are similar too. Yet, they often suffer from dermatological symptoms, rather than respiratory problems. Many of our patients present with issues like excessive scratching, biting, and licking at their itchy skin. Managing these symptoms is essential to your pet's wellness. Learn more about pet allergies on our dermatology page.

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With regular visits to us for pet wellness care, we can catch diseases early, treat them quickly, and restore your pet to full health so you can enjoy more time with them. Contact us today to learn more about our wellness services.


Animal Medical Center – Jonesboro

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