Do you need to travel with your pet? This link will give you the official guidelines for requirements specific to your plans. Requirements are largely dictated by the country of destination.
Visit this fun website to view educational material and watch videos - like how to give your cat a pill! www.pethealthnetwork.com
Thunderstom season? Check out this link www.thundershirt.com or schedule an appointment to discuss management of your dogs storm phobia.
Do you have questions regarding a wild squirrel or rabbit in your backyard? The best place for information is our own Virginia Wildlife Center located in Waynesboro.
Behavior training is an essential part of raising a puppy. Check out this link for puppy classes and other links to training tools. www.caninecampus.com
If your pet has special medical or surgical needs, we would sometimes consider referring you to a place like The Regional Veterinary Referral Center in Springfield, Virginia. This link will provide you with detailed information about their services. (This is not an exclusive list of referral centers. Other locations are available and will be discussed at the time of referral).
In addition to the dental servies we routinely provide, we also offer services through Dr. Ed Taylor at Virginia Veterinary Dentristry.
If you are interested in breeding your dog, you may want to look into screening for various genetic diseases that are common in certain purebred dogs. Screening for hip and elbow dysplasia is common, there is also a registry for thyroid disease. Screening test would typically be performed here and we would send the results out for evaluation and certification to the Orthopedic Foundation For Animals.
Rabies vaccination of dogs and cats are required by law. Dogs are also required to be licensed in the county of residence. When your dog receives a rabies vaccination you will be given a printed rabies vaccination certificate in addition to the tag. You will need the certificate to purchase the county license. Albemarle county residents may visit www.albemarle.org or call 434-296-5851 for more information.
Pantops Veterinary Hospital is a member of Jefferson Area Veterinary Medical Association. Visit the JAVMA website for further links to pet information www.javma.net