Puppy Wellness

Congratulations on your new puppy! Thank you for choosing Ken-Ton Animal Clinic to help protect and care for your new addition to your family.

Our puppy wellness is designed to help get your puppy started on the right path to a long and healthy life. The first few months are a critical period in your puppy’s development, and we can give you the support and tools necessary to help him or her grow into a well-mannered, healthy dog, including information and advice on nutrition, training, behavior, and socialization.

Schedule your puppy for his or her first exam as soon as possible. Until your puppy has received a series of vaccines, he or she is susceptible to many serious but preventable diseases. We will make sure your new dog is protected against rabies, distemper, parvovirus, and leptospirosis among other diseases. Your puppy will also need to be tested and treated for parasites, which are extremely common in young dogs. We encourage you to bring a fecal sample to your first wellness check. We also recommend that your new puppy start a heart worm preventative and flea/tick control.  To unsure that your pet is protected against heartworm disease and fleas as soon as possible we send each new puppy home with a complimentary heartworm and flea/tick preventative.

Most puppies have roundworms, which are intestinal worms that can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal signs (although dogs can have worms without showing any symptoms). It is important for puppies to be treated for roundworms, not only to rid them of the infection but also to prevent you and the rest of your family from becoming infected. Roundworms are a zoonotic parasite, which means they can be transmitted from pets to people. By ensuring that your puppy is properly treated, you can keep your entire family safe from these and other parasites.

To make an appointment for your puppy please give us a call at (716)834-1636. We look forward to meeting your new puppy! Schedule your appointment today!