Lazy 3 Animal Care FAQs
Is it really necessary to bring my dog and/or cat in for a yearly exam?
Examinations are recommended annually to check for any health issues that may not be apparent to owners. During an annual exam, a veterinarian will examine the pet from head to tail including eyes, ears, mouth, heart/lung sounds, skin/haircoat, etc. At this time, the veterinarian can also address any concerns clients have as well as discuss any potential findings noted during the exam.
Does heartworm prevention need to be given year round?
When should I start my puppy/ dog on heartworm preventative?
Should my dog be on heartworm medication? What happens if I miss a dose of heartworm medication?
What are the benefits of having my pet spayed or neutered?
How old does my puppy or kitten have to be to have them spayed or neutered?
My animal is having surgery tomorrow. Can it have food and water?
When do you perform routine surgeries?
When can I pick my pet up following their surgery?
How do I know when my pet needs a dental performed?
How often should my pets be vaccinated?
We recommend that dogs be vaccinated annually with a version of a “combo” (Distemper, Parvo, Canine Influenza, Canine Hepatitis, Corona and Leptospira) and a Rabies vaccine. We recommend that cats be vaccinated annually with a feline viral respiratory “combo” and Rabies vaccine.
Puppies can begin receiving their “combo” shots as early as 6 weeks old, receiving booster shots every 3-4 weeks until 16 weeks old. Likewise, kittens can receive their “combo” shots as early as 6 weeks old but only require a single booster 3-4 weeks later.
Both dogs and cats should be at least 12 weeks of age to receive a Rabies vaccine.
Why is my pet scooting its rear on the ground?
My dog/cat is having puppies/kittens. How long can they go between delivering puppies/kittens?
Please call us (254-631-0816) directly if you have any questions about your pet having puppies or kittens. Dystocia cases vary from animal to animal depending on age, size, and the breed of the animal.
Should I declaw my cat?
Do I need an appointment for my pet to see a veterinarian?
How do I transfer my pets records from a previous clinic?
What types of animals do you see?
Lazy 3 Animal Care welcomes all breeds of dogs, cats, pocket pets, rabbits, birds, snakes, goats, sheep, pigs, cattle, horses, llamas, alpacas, deer, & exotics.
Do you make house calls?
We just found a stray pet. What should we do?
Where do I take my pet in case of emergency?
What forms of payment do you accept?
Can I make payments or do you have a payment plan?
What is the pre-anesthetic blood screening and why is it necessary?
How long do the sutures stay in after my pet’s procedure?
Will my pet be fully monitored during surgery?
Is anesthesia safe for my pet?
At Lazy 3 Animal Care, we use the safest form of anesthesia available. Although no anesthesia is 100% safe, we do complete physicals prior to anesthesia and strongly recommend pre-anesthetic blood work in order to minimize any complications.