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Halifax County Veterinary Center is a full-service veterinary medical clinic located in Halifax, Virginia. The professional and courteous staff at Halifax County Veterinary Center seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care as well as boarding services for their highly valued patients. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care for horses and cattle herds and health-related educational opportunities for our livestock and companion animal clients. Halifax County Veterinary Center strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Halifax, South Boston and surrounding areas in Southside, Virginia and North Central North Carolina. Please take a moment to contact us today to learn more about our veterinary or boarding services. Our staff is eager to let you know how Halifax County Veterinary Center can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet, horse or livestock herd.
At this site, you will find information about our practice philosophy, our services, helpful forms to assist you and an extensive Pet Medical Library for you to search for additional pet health care information.
Help us go green with PetSites! You can access your pet's records, refill prescriptions, schedule appointments, print out vaccination records, customize with pictures, and more! Just click on PetSite Login at the top! It's now a smartphone app!
Check out more information with our how-to videos under the informational pages tab to the left!
To serve the Lord by providing high quality veterinary medical care in a courteous and compassionate manner. We will do this by valuing each other and our clientele. We will put others first and hustle while we wait. We will know our roles and strive to exceed expectations. We will utilize modern technology, seek knowledge, and not forget the people involved.
You are now able to use PetSites from our Facebook page. Like us on Facebook and you will be able to refill prescriptions, make boarding appts and make appts to get your pets yearly check-up.
AUGUST: NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONT
Not only is immunization important to humans, but our animal family members too. Immunization can help animals get defense against many different diseases like the parvo virus, distemper, lyme disease, bronchitis, feline leukemia and aids, and more. Proper and up to date vaccines can mean life or death. Starting vaccines early in your pet's life can help so much to living a healthy and happy life. As puppies and kittens grow, their antibodies that come from their mothers' milk start to decrease at 6-8 weeks. This is around the time we start to give vaccines. Then we give boosters to help build up those antibodies they will be loosing from their mother's milk each month for at least 5 months. After getting boosters, you want get them updated each year to help protect them. Some vaccines depending on the kind and the vet can last up to a year to three years. For example, for the rabies vaccine we usually give the first one that lasts a year. Then, the next one would last 3 years. Always talk to your vet first about their vaccine schedule and which vaccines are better for animals. Remember they are family members too and need to be protected just like we do. Keep them safe and protected so they can live longer and happier lives.
AUGUST 7-13: INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE DOG WEEK
This week is devoted to all those hard working and assistance dogs that help individuals with their disabilities. So, remember and honor those dogs that help us every day and assist us with living our lives. We love and honor you all!! Keep up the awesome work!!
AUGUST 15TH: NATIONAL CHECK THE CHIP DAY
Are your animals microchipped? Get your animal baby microchipped on National Chip Day! This can help you and your animal stay safe and get back to you when they get out. Let's face it, your animal is going to get away from you at least once in their life. Make sure they are microchipped so when others find them they can go to a shelter or vet's office to check the chip and get back to you safely.
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