Pet Exams in Littleton

Wellness and Preventive Care

At Coal Mine Animal Hospital, we offer preventive pet care to the Littleton, CO area. Our individualized wellness and vaccination plans are designed for your pet—we never provide one-size-fits-all care at our hospital! We are firm believers in using preventive measures whenever possible, to prevent future health problems and catch them early.

Wellness Recommendations

Pet Vaccinations in Littleton

For your pet’s health and wellness, we recommend:

For your pet’s further benefit, we also provide:

If you have questions about the wellness care provided by the attentive staff of Coal Mine Animal Hospital, please don’t hesitate to ask. We’ll be glad to give you more information.

FAQs about Wellness and Preventive Care

Why does my pet need a yearly exam?

Annual physical exams are essential for evaluating the health and well-being of your pet, and to help detect diseases in their early stages.

As part of your pet’s “nose to tail” physical exam, we will:

Why does my pet need vaccinations?

Vaccinations are very important for our pets because they prevent diseases, which in turn, promotes good health and a longer life! Some pets may not need every vaccine yearly. This is determined by each pet’s lifestyle. We will discuss your pet’s individual needs with you when you come in for a visit to make sure that we make an appropriate choice for your pet’s needs.

What are some of the infectious diseases that can affect my pet?

Cats can be affected by Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Feline Calicivirus, Feline Panleukopenia (Distemper), and Feline Leukemia (FeLV).

Dogs can be affected by Canine Distemper, Canine Tracheobronchitis (Canine Cough), Canine Parvovirus, Infectious Canine Hepatitis, and Leptospirosis.

All mammals can be affected by Rabies, including humans.

Why is it important to prevent parasites?

Parasites should be prevented because some of them are very difficult to get rid of. The process of treatment often compromises your pet’s health. Also, some external parasites, like ticks and fleas, can carry other diseases to your pet as well, creating a second problem. The danger of zoonotic diseases is another reason why prevention is extremely important.