A World of Difference: The Significance of Regular Pet Wellness Exams

Beautiful dog during medical appointmentThe idea of pet wellness is very similar to that of humans; “well” visits allow us to build a foundation for optimal, lasting health. With that in mind, preventing illness with vaccinations, proper nutrition, and exercise are top priorities. Through regular wellness care, your pet can lead a longer, healthier, and happier life. Who could ask for more?

A Proactive Approach

Pet wellness visits create an opportunity to address conditions before they worsen and require costly emergency care. Because pets age faster than humans, taking a preventive approach can also reveal age-related problems in a timely manner, improving health outcomes for your senior pet. Continue…

Parasite Prevention For Pets All Year Long

TrueCare_iStock_000080496551_LargeWhile many of us know better than to think that winter is totally over, its grip on all of us is certainly waning. The softening soil and emerging buds are proof that life will soon resume – and along with all of spring’s wonders come fleas and ticks.

Parasite prevention for pets is fundamental all year long, but the arrival of warmer months makes it even more important. True Care Veterinary Hospital is here to help you make the right choices for your pet, and keep pests at paw’s length.

The Truth About Ticks

There are numerous types of ticks out there, but approximately half of all the deer ticks in New Jersey are infected with Lyme disease. Borrelia burgdorferi, or the bacteria responsible for Lyme disease, is spread between infected animals, such as the white-footed mouse, through the bite of a tick. Continue…