Congratulations On Your New Companion

Bringing a new puppy or kitten into your family is the beginning of a lifelong companionship full of joy and love. They trust and depend upon you utterly and that’s a lot of responsibility. Our vet and support staff at Torrance Companion Animal Hospital are passionate animal lovers and we know how to raise a new puppy or kitten in the healthiest way. It’s important for your young pet to grow up being used to visiting the vet and for you to be able to track your puppy or kitten’s development over the years. This is how healthy lives are ensured.

When you bring in your pet, we’ll answer any questions you have about how to best care for your new pet and we’ll do a thorough examination to make sure there are no issues to address. The exam includes:

  • Heartworm, flea, and tick prevention
  • Intestinal parasite screenings
  • Vaccinations for a wide range of disease prevention
  • De-worming
  • Microchipping
  • Feline leukemia testing (cats)

Your vet will go over an optimum periodic schedule of follow-up exams and further immunizations to ensure your new pet grows up strong and healthy and remains a cherished companion for many years to come. You’ll also get briefed on:

  • Breed characteristics
  • How to care for your pet’s teeth
  • When to spay or neuter
  • House training
  • What a good diet consists of
  • How to learn to train your puppy and keep your kitten’s behavior in line

We know how important your puppy or kitten has become to you, even in such a short time. We have a lot of experience and knowledge we want to share with you so you can solve any problem you encounter as you welcome and get to know your new family member. You may not realize how much there is to know about your pet. That’s exactly why we’re here. Your new pet is part of our family now, too!

Not only is it important your young pets to become familiar with visiting the vet, pet owners also must get into the habit of having their pets routinely examined. There a range of issues to know when raising a puppy or kitten. We can provide all the information you need to care for your new furry family member, and help them have a healthy life.