Ask a Vet Archive

When it comes to your pet's health, there's no such thing as a dumb question. Search questions real clients have submitted to our popular Ask a Vet Q&A series, and then submit a question of your own.

  • I'm adopting a six-week-old puppy, and the breeder told me she hasn't been taken to the vet. Can I take him to the vet for a checkup?

    Yes, I recommend that you take him into see your veterinarian as soon as possible after you have adopted him. Your veterinarian can examine him to make sure that he is healthy. They can also start his preventive care program at that time. Your veterinarian can talk to you more about the vaccines and other preventive care that he needs.

    Starting his preventive care early and having a good relationship with your veterinarian can help to make sure that stays healthy and happy.


Need more information or advice?

Contact your nearest Banfield Pet Hospital to schedule an appointment today.

Tags

Other Concerns