Expert Veterinary Services in Live Oak

Puppy And Kitten Care

Nurturing the Newcomers: Comprehensive Care for Puppies and Kittens

Puppy And kitten care

Welcoming a new puppy or kitten into your life is a thrilling journey, but it comes with unique challenges, especially if you’re new to raising a young pet. The right guidance from an experienced veterinarian can make all the difference. Here at our full-service veterinary facility in Live Oak, CA, we’re thrilled to provide a comprehensive care program for puppies and kittens, covering all the crucial aspects of their early life stages.

Physical Examinations

Regular check-ups, starting with three to four visits between 8 and 16 weeks, are essential for a puppy or kitten’s health and initial vaccinations. These exams help monitor their health over time, enabling early detection and treatment of potential issues. Early intervention is crucial for the long-term wellbeing of young pets.

Routine Vaccinations

Vaccinations are key to preventing contagious diseases in pets of all ages, especially important for young ones with developing immune systems. A series of appointments is recommended to build their immunity effectively. Our veterinary team customizes vaccination plans to suit each pet’s breed and lifestyle, ensuring protection.


Veterinarians recommend early spaying or neutering to address pet overpopulation and enhance animal health. This procedure reduces the risk of cancers and infections in pets and curbs behavioral issues like aggression and roaming. It’s a responsible step for pet owners to ensure the wellbeing of their pets and the community.

General Advice

Raising a puppy or kitten is akin to caring for a young child and can be daunting for new owners. Key considerations include their unique dietary needs, toilet training, regular grooming and dental care, as well as socialization and behavioral training. Additionally, microchipping your pet is highly recommended for their safety and your peace of mind.