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Halifax County Veterinary Center is a full-service veterinary medical clinic located in Halifax, Virginia. The professional and courteous staff at Halifax County Veterinary Center seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care as well as boarding services for their highly valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care for horses and cattle herds and health-related educational opportunities for our livestock and companion animal clients. Halifax County Veterinary Center strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Halifax, South Boston and surrounding areas in Southside, Virginia and North Central North Carolina. Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary or boarding services. Our staff is eager to let you know how Halifax County Veterinary Center can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet, horse or livestock herd.
At this site, you will find information about our practice philosophy, our services, helpful forms to assist you and an extensive Pet Medical Library for you to search for additional pet health care information.
Help us go green with PetSites! You can access your pet's records, refill prescriptions, schedule appointments, print out vaccination records, customize with pictures, and more! Just click on PetSite Login at the top! It's now a smartphone app!
Check out more information with our how-to videos under the informational pages tab to the left!
To serve the Lord by providing high quality veterinary medical care in a courteous and compassionate manner. We will do this by valuing each other and our clientele. We will put others first and hustle while we wait. We will know our roles and strive to exceed expectations. We will utilize modern technology, seek knowledge, and not forget the people involved.
You are now able to use PetSites from our Facebook page. Like us on Facebook and you will be able to refill prescriptions, make boarding appts and make appts to get your pets yearly check-up.
SEPTEMBER: HAPPY HEALTHY CAT MONTH
First, we want to make sure your cat (indoor and outdoor) is healthy and happy. You need to visit your vet to make sure she/he is up to date on all vaccines. Here we usually do the feline distemper, leukemia, and rabies. Other vets may have others. You want to get them annual check ups to make sure everything is healthy. Make sure you get their fecal checked each year to rule out any internal parasites. Vets also recommend having them protected against fleas and ticks all year round for all cats inside and outside. People will state that "my cat does not go outside, they do not need any protection". This is untrue! We as humans can bring in fleas and ticks on ourselves. These critters can sneak inside very fast. The adult female fleas in particular like to come inside during the winter and hang out. They can have thousands of eggs and can go around 3 months without a blood meal. So, keep your cats protected all year round. Also, blood work can be important as a cat gets older. They can have higher chances to certain illnesses like diabetes, hyperthyroidism, kidney or urinary diseases, and etc. So, once they get into the senior age, 7 years or older, you want to do a yearly check up with their blood work. We as owners have the responsibility to keep our pets safe, healthy, and happy. So, make sure you feed them properly and do not over feed. Being obese can be harmful.
SEPTEMBER: ANIMAL PAIN MONTH
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