When it comes to your pet’s health, prevention is everything. As the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” this is especially applicable when it comes to the health of your pet.
Preventative care is anything you do medically speaking to prevent diseases. You can do many things to prevent your pet’s health issues, including vaccinations, flea control, heartworm prevention, etc. If you wonder how helpful preventative care is, here is a list of the most common benefits of preventive care services:
Here is why preventive care is essential for your pet:
Preventive care is an essential part of ensuring your pet’s health. If you are looking for an animal clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, or another nearby town providing preventive care services, Orange Park Animal Hospital is the right place to contact. At Orange Park Animal Hospital, preventative care and wellness of your pets are our priorities, and we treat your pets like family. If you have any questions or you want to schedule an appointment with a veterinarian, feel free to give us a call at (904) 560 8006.
Dr. James Gillen is originally from Puerto Rico and moved to Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 12. He knew growing up he wanted to be a veterinarian because it brings together the two things he loves most – animals and people. He completed his undergraduate degree at Florida State University and afterwards worked as a veterinary technician, an SAT/ACT tutor, and a high school teacher before completing his veterinary degree at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019.
Dr. Gillen has special interests in dermatology and academia and co-authored two research papers in canine atopic dermatitis and Leishmaniasis. In his free time, Dr. Gillen enjoys anything involving the water (beach/pool, surfing, scuba diving), going to theme parks, exercise (weight lifting, running, biking, boxing), and science fiction books – among other genres. Dr Gillen lives with his wife and son, one dog, two cats, and a ball python.