Canine Flu Information:
***The flu vaccine is recommended for dogs in close contact with other groups of dogs. Examples include: dog parks, doggie day care, travel, boarding, spa/grooming, dog shows, history of running away (may go to shelter)
We now have the bivalent (H3N2 & H3N8) canine flu vaccine in stock! For maximum protection, your dog will need an initial shot and then a booster 2 weeks later. Then yearly. (No exam required if your pet has been in to see us in the past year)
Cases have been confirmed in the NC cities of: Fuquay-Varina, Sanford, Davidson, Morehead City, Wilmington
And in the states of: Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Louisiana, Tennessee, NC, SC, Texas
Symptoms include: cough, lethargy, inappetence, high fever, nasal & ocular discharge, and sometimes GI signs.
80% of dogs exposed get the disease. 10% die from a severe form, due to secondary infections and pneumonia.
It is spread by direct contact, and contact with contaminated objects.
For more information, visit http://www.ncagr.gov/vet/aws/canineflu.
Below is a chart that compares most flea, tick, and heartworm prevention products.
First section of columns = X for if product is available for dogs or cats
Second = X for if it does heartworm, flea, or tick prevention
Third = X if it's topical, oral, collar, or injectable
Fourth = X if a prescription is required
Dr. Sharon Dillon-Mastafiak
3315 North Shiloh Road
Garner, NC 27529
Call or Text: (919) 550-4000
Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM - 12:00PM
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Our unique atmosphere offers comfort to our animal friends! We are located on North Shiloh Road near the 40/42 area in Garner, North Carolina.
Our facility was designed by the owner, Dr. Sharon Mastafiak, to look and have an at-home feeling. We have been located in this quiet area of the Cleveland Community for over 18 years.
Family owned and operated, we offer individualized attention to each patient and pet owner. Our mission is to provide high quality veterinary medicine along with client education to better your animal friend's life. We haven't forgotten that YOU are a major component in your pet's health, and that is why we strive on giving full client education.
Our telephone number is (919) 550-4000. Morning and afternoon appointments are available Monday through Friday, and morning appointments on Saturday.
We offer services in preventative medicine, and diagnostic and sick care; including comprehensive examinations, vaccinations, K-laser therapy, labwork, radiography, surgery, dentistry. We also offer boarding, bathing, and microchipping.
If you have an after hours emergency, please contact the Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Cary (off Tryon Road) at 919-233-4911.