Puppy and Kitten Care

Puppy and Kitten Care

Young pets can fill homes with tons of joy but they also need a bit of care to keep them safe and happy. If you are looking for a veterinarian near you, we at Magnolia Animal Hospital in Raleigh, NC, offer wellness exams and other veterinary care for puppies and kittens as well as adult dogs and cats.

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How Should I Prepare for a Puppy?

Make sure your home is safe! Puppies are filled with curiosity, so they can easily get into trouble. They also won’t be potty trained at first.

You may benefit from the following to get your home ready for a puppy:

●             Gates

●             Crate

●             Leash and collar

●             Water and food bowls

●             Puppy food

●             Safe toys

●             Grooming supplies, like nail trimmers and a brush

How Can I Get Ready for a Kitten?

Kittens can be some of the cutest animals in the world but that doesn’t stop them from getting into trouble. Consider stocking up on these before bringing your kitten home:

●             Water and food bowls

●             Kitten food

●             Cat carrier

●             Scratching post

●             Cat tree

●             Litter box and litter

●             Toys

What Care Do Puppies Need?

Puppies can develop all kinds of health issues, benefiting from frequent checkups to help prevent these issues. Our vets examine young pups for parasites, worms, and other health risks. We can also make sure that your puppy is growing properly

Puppies may benefit from these kinds of care as they grow:

●             Physical exams

●             Tests for parasites

●             Vaccinations and booster shots

●             Microchipping

●             Spaying or neutering

●             Preventatives for protection from ticks, fleas, and heartworm

What Kind of Care Do Kittens Need?

Like puppies, kittens can have health problems, such as parasites, but they also have a few or more wellness exams in their first year to keep them healthy. Our veterinarian can check your kitten for health issues. We can also evaluate his development.

Kittens may benefit from the following types of vet care while growing:

●             Wellness exams

●             Testing for parasites

●             Vaccines and boosters

●             Flea and tick prevention

●             Heartworm prevention

●             Spaying or neutering

●             Microchipping

Get Veterinary Wellness Services from a Veterinarian Near You for Cats & Dogs If you need a veterinarian near you for exams or other care for your puppy or kitten, we’re here to help! Call (919) 873-9190 to make a wellness appointment with our team at Magnolia Animal Hospital in Raleigh, NC. We provide care for adult cats & dogs, as well. Contact us for veterinary wellness services from a veterinarian you can rely on

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8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Thursday

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Friday

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Saturday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday

Closed except for boarder pick-up from 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
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Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday
Closed except for boarder pick-up from 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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