Find Bedford County Virginia animal hospitals. Animal hospitals provide animal health services such as veterinary medical, surgical, and dental care.
Bedford Animal Hospital 1064 Centerville Road Bedford VA 24523 540-586-0372
Blue Ridge Animal Hospital 1343 Moneta Road Bedford VA 24523 540-586-4290
Gentle Care Animal Hospital 1365 Thomas Jefferson Road Forest VA 24551 434-534-9894
Lake Forest Animal Hospital 18510 Forest Road Forest VA 24551 434-485-0982
Ridgewood Animal Hospital 1044 Corporate Park Drive Forest VA 24551 434-525-2111
Smith Mountain Lake Animal Hospital 15029 Moneta Road Moneta VA 24121 540-297-9188
No. The guidelines developed by the AAHA are professional recommendations for standards of veterinary care. Accreditation involves sending teams of consultants to evaluate Animal Hospitals on their adherence to recommended standards. Animal Hospitals are not required to be accredited.
For dogs, the typical age for spaying or neutering is between six and nine months old. For cats, the usual range is between six and eight months. The procedures are frequently performed on younger cats and dogs, especially at shelters that fix animals prior to adoption.
The vaccination for rabies is usually first administered at around 12 weeks of age, and it requires periodic revaccination. Rabies vaccinations are required by law. Canine distemper, adenovirus type 2, parainfluenza, and parvovirus can be prevented using the 4-way DAPP vaccine. Feline distemper (a.k.a. panleukopenia), rhinotracheitis, calici, and chlamydia can be prevented by the 4-way FVRCP vaccine.