How does preventive care help my dog?- The Waggin' Train Veterinary Clinic
Well, for obvious reasons, if we're preventing things like infectious diseases, for example, we give a rabies vaccination to prevent that dog from getting rabies. That's pretty helpful. But also things like parvo, distemper, hepatitis—all the different ingredients in these combination vaccines. Heartworm disease, that's huge. In South Louisiana where we practice, it's rampant, really. So how do we prevent it? We prevent it by doing monthly heartworm prevention. And there's only one way to do that.
How does preventive care help my dog? - Family Pet Veterinary Center
It halts diseases before they start, such as fleas, ticks, and heartworm.
How does preventive care help my dog? - Animal Hospital of Statesville
It's all about stopping a problem or preventing it before it happens. So it's risk avoidance. We would rather not have a problem happen than talk about trying to treat it. It's a lot cheaper that way, too. What you put out, to begin with, is a lot cheaper than what you have to take care of if you ignore it.