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HCVC welcomes you to our website!
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.
Check out more information with our how to videos under informational pages!
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!
We want to welcome Dr. Brandon Mallard to the HCVC family!
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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.
Pet Tips of the week
Importance of heartworm preventative
Heartworms are a serious worm-like parasites that gets into your pet's heart. Heartworms can be carried by mosquitoes and be passed on to your pet. The tiny immature heartworms are transmitted through the bite of the mosquito. They first enter through the dog's tissue, then they occupy the heart. They will grow and reproduce inside the heart make the blood harder and harder to move through the heart. When other mosquitoes bite your infected pet, the mosquitoes will then pass it on to others. If left untreated, heartworm disease can result in congestive heart failure and failure with other organs.
Signs of heartworm disease
Signs may not show until the disease is progressive and the heartworms have reproduced multiple times. Some signs however are having a persistent cough, listless, tire easily, and can become anemic.
The best treatment is preventative. It can get costly with treatment due to hospitalization and injections given. So it is best if you give monthly preventative like Heartgard, Revolution, and etc. or a 6 month injection of Proheart.
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