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Puppy Wellness

Our puppy wellness program is designed to help get your puppy started on a great path to a long and healthy life. The first few months are a critical period in your puppy’s development, and we can give you the support and tools necessary to help him or her grow into a well-mannered, healthy dog, including information and advice on nutrition, training, behaviour, and socialization.

Schedule your puppy for his or her first exam as soon as possible. Until your puppy has received a series of vaccines, he or she is susceptible to many serious but preventable diseases. We will vaccinate your new dog against rabies, distemper, and parvovirus, among other diseases. Your puppy will also need to be tested and treated for parasites, which are common in young dogs.

Most puppies have parasites.  Roundworms are very common, which are intestinal worms that can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal signs (although dogs can have worms without showing any symptoms). It is important for puppies to be treated for roundworms, not only to rid them of the infection but also to prevent you and the rest of your family from becoming infected. Roundworms are a zoonotic parasite, which means they can be transmitted from pets to people. By ensuring that your puppy is treated, you can keep your entire family safe from these and other parasites.

We look forward to meeting your new puppy! Schedule your appointment today.

At Pine Cone Pet Hospital we fundamentally believe in “Making Lives Better”.  By making your pet’s life better, ultimately that will make you and your family’s life better.  Every decision that we make has this belief in mind.  Ultimately preventative wellness care and vaccinations are the best ways to make your pet’s life better in the long term and short term.




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Our veterinarians at PineCone Pet Hospital, serving the pet and animal parents of Sartell, Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud, Waite Park, St. Joseph, Rice and St. Stephen, MN since 2001.