Preventative Care 

Preventative Care at Paradise Animal Hospital

An Individualized Approach to Pet Health

At Paradise Animal Hospital, we love working with owners to keep their pets as healthy and happy as possible. In our experience, one of the best ways to protect a pet's health is through consistent preventative care. When you schedule a wellness visit at Paradise, your veterinarian will thoroughly evaluate your pet and discuss preventative care recommendations based on their individual lifestyle and risk factors.

To get more information about preventative care options, call (410) 777-5309

Preventative Care Suggestions

When it comes to preventative care, there are a number of things you can do to help protect your pet's health.

We recommend:

  • Scheduling regular appointments to have your pet evaluated by a veterinarian
  • Enrolling in a wellness program
  • Keeping up to date with recommended vaccinations
  • Administering all medications or supplements prescribed by your veterinarian
  • Asking your veterinarian prior to giving any new medication or supplement
  • Using a veterinarian-recommended flea and tick preventative year-round
  • Administering heartworm prevention year-round
  • Testing for heartworm annually in dogs, or as recommended
  • Having a fecal sample analyzed for parasites at least once a year
  • Feeding your pet an appropriate diet
  • Brushing your pet’s teeth daily
  • Performing any appropriate screening bloodwork, as recommended by your veterinarian
  • Providing your pet with adequate daily exercise
  • Brushing your pet and/or having them groomed regularly, depending on their needs

Benefits of Preventative Care

The benefits of preventative care to your pet and your family are numerous.

Benefits may include:

  • Increased pet comfort and happiness
  • Decreased risk of preventable illness
  • Earlier disease detection and treatment
  • Decreased risk of parasite transmission to people

To schedule an appointment for preventative care for your pet, call (410) 777-5309

See What Makes Us The Right Choice for Your Fur-Baby

  • A Passion for Animals

    Our love for animals shows in everything we do, from minimal-stress handling to expanded hours to better accommodate our clients and patients.

  • State-of-the-Art Care

    With a modern facility and a strong commitment to education, the veterinarians and staff of Paradise are dedicated to providing your pet with the highest quality medical, surgical, and wellness care possible.

  • Commitment to Community

    As a proud member of the Catonsville community since 1990, Paradise Animal Hospital believes in giving back through a variety of local causes.

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  • “I’ve had pets my whole adult life, by far Paradise Animal Hospital is the BEST in Catonsville, MD!!”

    - Clarissa & Maile S.
  • “I have had an amazing experience with my pup at this facility.”

    - Amanda W.
  • “They are very thorough, and have taken the time to understand our cats special needs.”

    - Tom M.
  • “Dr. Thacker and Tim, the wonderful Vet tech, have been super heroes and I could not be more grateful.”

    - Katie Z.
  • “Over 15 years Paradise has cared for my dogs. The dogs come and go. The vet stays as good as always.”

    - Tim B.