Fayette Veterinary Hospital offers professional care for all of your pets and large animals.
Frequently Asked Questions – Veterinary
Animal Care in Washington Court House, OH
At Fayette Veterinary Hospital, Washington Court House, educating our clients is a top priority. Here are answers to some common animal care questions.
How old does my pet have to be for a rabies shot?
How old should my puppy (or kitten) be to start its shots?
Why does my dog need shots other than the rabies shot?
Can I catch Lyme disease from my dog?
Can I catch feline leukemia from my cat?
We adopted a stray cat. Should I do anything special before I let it play with my other cats?
Internal Parasite Questions
What is a Parasite?
How can I tell if my pet has worms?
What are heartworms, and how do I tell if my pet has them?
What causes heartworms?
Can I catch anything by cleaning out my cat's litter box?
Where do adult pets get worms?
My dog has been scooting its behind on the floor. Does that mean it has worms?
What are these little white segments I've been noticing on the fur on my pet's legs and tail?
External Parasite Questions
My pet scratches constantly. Does it have fleas?
Can I catch ringworm from my cat? And how should I cure my cat of ringworm?
Won't my pet get fat and lazy if I spay her?
At what age can I have my pet spayed?
Will my female still come into heat after spaying?
Will she be able to get pregnant after spaying?
How soon after my dog/cat has puppies/kittens do you recommend that she be spayed?
Why should I have my pet spayed?
How often does a female dog come in heat?
How long does a female dog stay in heat
How often does a female cat come in heat?
When can I first breed my female dog?
How long does a female dog stay pregnant?
How long does a female cat stay pregnant?
How soon does a cat come back in heat after she's had a litter of kittens?
If my registered female dog is bred by a stray dog, will this affect her future litters?
How long will it take my dog (or cat) to give birth to her litter?
Is it possible for a litter to have different fathers?
What is false pregnancy?
Questions About Males
At what age should I have my pet neutered?
Why should I have my pet neutered? Do you recommend neutering?
My dog has become aggressive and rough. Will neutering help stop that?
If I neuter my cat, will he stop spraying my furniture?
How old does my dog have to be to be used for stud?
What is a dog's normal temperature?
What is a cat's normal temperature?
My pet's teeth are falling out. Is that normal?
It's going to be extremely cold tonight, and my dog stays outside. Is there anything special I should do for him?
Why is my dog scooting its rear end on the floor?
Why does my dog have such bad breath?
My pet has runny eyes, but I don't see anything in the eye. Do I need to bring him in?
My pet has licked up some antifreeze. Will this hurt him?
My pet has gotten into rat poison. Will it hurt him?
My pet was just hit by a car. What should I do?
My cat goes to the litter box constantly, but little or no urine comes out. What should I do?
Hours and Services
Surgery patients are normally admitted Mon-Fri. from 9-11 a.m.
Grooming appointment drop-offs are from 8-11 a.m. as scheduled.
Boarding animals may be dropped off during normal business hours or by appointment during non-business hours.
If you have questions or need to discuss other options concerning admissions, call the office at (740) 335-6161.
- Equine & Large Animals
- Pet Dental Care
- Dog Dental
- Exotic Animal Care
- Geriatric Pets, Pet Diagnostics
- Animal Anesthesia
- Animal Laser Surgery
- Pet Surgery
- Pet Laser Therapy
- Farm Animal Care
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