Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Cat Flea and Tick Control

Fleas can be a big concern for our cats. As the weather starts to get warmer those pesky pests can start coming around. Although they prefer the warmer weather they can survive indoors all year round proving to be difficult to be dealt with if left untreated. It is important to protect your pet to help your pet ward off these blood-sucking little pests.

What are fleas?

Fleas are a small insect that feeds on mammal and bird blood. They sometimes can transmit disease through their bite.

How do fleas harm the cats?

Fleas with a heavy enough infestation can cause several different health concerns to a cat.

Why is treating and preventing fleas so important?

Prevention is much better for the patient and the pocketbook as it can become quite costly trying to get rid of a flea infestation.

Simple steps for treating fleas in your senior cat?

Flea treatment is a once a month liquid applied to the back of the neck between the shoulder blades.

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Veterinarian giving a cat a vaccination

What you need to know about kitten vaccinations

Kittens will get vaccinations at 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 16 weeks, then annually. Overview A vaccine is a substance created to incite an immune response for a particular disease.  It needs to be given multiple times to a kitten to initiate his immune system. 

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Last updated: June 26, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Hillcrest Animal Hospital