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Hillside Veterinary Hospital (801) 943-2154


Age Specific Care

 Puppy & Kitten Care
Puppies and kittens are especially susceptible to parasitic infections that can threaten their health. Newly adopted puppies and kittens should visit Hillside Veterinary Hospital for a complete physical examination as soon as possible. The goal is to screen for overall heath to and to ensure that disease is not transmitted to other animals or humans in your household. Proper screening and preventive products can help protect them against intestinal worms and heartworm disease.

We take a balanced approach to promote the most effective preventive measures for the health of your pet.

Important Animal Vaccines
Important vaccines for your young pet include:
  • Rabies
  • Canine Distemper
  • Canine Parvovirus
  • Canine Bordetella
  • Canine Influenza
  • Feline Distemper
  • Feline Rhinotracheitis/Feline Calicivirus
  • Feline Leukemia Virus
  • Rabies
Please call our office for information on the puppy/kitten vaccination schedule/series. 
Additional pet vaccines may be necessary based on lifestyle (indoor or outdoor pet) and regional considerations. Finally, puppies and kittens are in a high growth stage therefore they require specially formulated food to meet their nutritional needs. Talk to your veterinarian at Hillside Veterinary Hospital about the best food for your pet.

Adult Pet Care

Adult pets need to be examined at least annually in order to prevent/detect medical problems. Regular wellness examinations will confirm that your pet is healthy or help catc
h problems before they can become more serious.

Diet and nutrition are also important to maintaining your pet's health. Feeding your pet a specially formulated diet to meet the needs of adulthood helps encourage a long and healthy life. Please feel free to consult your veterinarian to help you find the right food to fit with your pet's lifestyle, body condition and health needs.  Hillsdie Veterinary Hospital has everything to meet your pet's nutritional needs.

Senior Pet Care

Our pets are living longer than ever thanks to the advancements in veterinary medicine and developments in diet science. As our pets age, an increase in the variety of conditions and diseases that they can be susceptible to (diabetes, kidney disease, osteoarthritis, heart disease, cancer, etc.) become a greater risk.
Scheduling regular veterinary examinations is a critical step for pet owners to keep their pets healthy. AAHA recommends that healthy senior dogs and cats (age 7+) visit the veterinarian every six months for a complete exam and laboratory testing.

 Your senior pet's wellness exam should include the following:

  • Physical Examination
  • Diagnostic Tests
  • Intestinal Parasite Test
  • Overall Wellness Recommendation
  • Vaccinations (where necessary)
  • Blood Work-up
  • Senior ocular exam
  • Orthopedic evaluation

At any Life Stage of your pet, a visit to your veterinarian is imperative if you notice any of the following:
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Excessive drinking/ urination
  • Loss of appetite or lethargy
  • Difficulty in movement, limping
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • Skin lumps, bumps or irritation
  • Bad breath or bleeding gums
  • Ear odors, redness, scratching or head shaking
    Hospital Hours:
    Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 5:30PM
    Saturday 8:00AM to 12:00PM
    (7:00AM early pet "drop-offs" available for your convenience!)
    Closed Sundays
    If your pet is in need of emergency care after hours, call our main hospital line for a 24-hour medical emergency service provider