Wellness & Vaccinations

 

Do you want to know the secret to helping your pet enjoy a long, happy and healthy life?

As loving pet parents, we want our animal companions by our side for as many years as possible. At Animal Hospital of McHenry, we believe the best way to ensure this happens is by making a commitment to their ongoing wellness. By bringing your pet in for regular checkups, you’ll help protect him or her from many of the common ailments that can affect companion animals. You’ll also give us the opportunity to identify and address potential health problems early, before they have chance to develop and worsen. These simple things can add years to your four-legged family member’s life.

 

An Ounce of Prevention

Our wellness services are comprehensive and extremely thorough, because we want to do everything in our power to keep your furry friend healthy. At each visit, the doctor will examine your pet from nose to tail, looking for anything out of the ordinary. We’ll also develop and implement a customized preventative care plan tailored to your pet’s unique needs, lifestyle and risk factors. This will include vaccines, parasite control, nutrition and weight management and anything else we deem relevant to your loved one.

 

Ongoing Health Management

Wellness visits also provide us with regular snapshots of your companion’s health status at each appointment. We can then compare this information against previous exams to identify any changes. This allows us to detect the signs of illness early and develop an effective treatment plan in a timely manner. With many ailments, an early diagnosis can vastly improve the outcome for your pet. The more we stay on top of these things, the better chance we’ll have of extending and improving the quality of your best friend’s life.

 

Getting to Know You

Finally, annual visits give all of us at Animal Hospital of McHenry the chance to truly get to know you and your pet. Developing a relationship with you and forging a bond with your animal friend is an integral part of the care we provide. This allows us to partner with you in managing your loved one’s health, and also makes visiting the vet a more positive experience. The more we understand your companion’s needs, the more precisely and effectively we can develop a health care plan.

You want to see that special little guy or gal enjoy many wonderful years. At Animal Hospital of McHenry, we’d love to help you achieve that goal. Call today to get started!

 

 

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    • Courtney HillCourtney Hill

      My super senior (14 yo) Weimaraner was seen by Dr. Schmitt as a second opinion for neck and face swelling that was not resolving. The original vet we had seen said there was not much to do for her and that she was at her end. Dr. Schmitt took time to check her and explained the options. My Weimaraner continued to get worse and Dr. Schmitt did not give up. Finally, by working together, we got the swelling down. Thank you to the caring staff and Dr. Schmitt for giving me more time with my sweet girl.

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    • Dave DemersDave Demers

      Tammy made my Mr. Dennis Reynolds the 2nd a happy cat in no time. She even had a wonderful baby food suggestion that worked, well, it worked wonderfully; I used Gerber beef and beef gravy, the little freak sucks it up like a vampire. I am even able to mix the liquid anti biotic without him noticing. It's no fun forcing liquid into a cat much less a sick jerk cat.

      A good vet. I'll go back I'm sure.

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    • Jenna K.Jenna K.

      We just love Dr Schmidt! She's very minimal in her treatment when she can be and moves along slowly to figure things out. She speaking common terms to make... Read More

    • Alex SchwendauAlex Schwendau

      Dr. Schmitt and her team are so amazing. Every time I bring my dog in it’s like visiting family; the love and care they show is unmatched.

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    • Jenny May StringerJenny May Stringer

      Dr. Schmitt has been a favorite vet of ours since long before she opened her doors in McHenry! Patient, knowledgeable, compassionate...the list could go on and on!

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    • Jenny S.Jenny S.

      Love this place! Everyone is so nice and Dr. Schmidt is wonderful. One of my dogs got hurt and she squeezed us in that day (which was a Friday). She is... Read More

    • Stangebåy KayStangebåy Kay

      My dog, Feist, and I are thrilled to have access to such compassionate and professional veterinary services that are provided by Dr. Schmitt. Thanks to Dr. Schmitt, Karen, and Stacy for always treating our visits with great attention. I highly recommend this clinic.

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