Pet Exams at Fort Street Vet

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Here You’ll Find a Lifetime of Compassionate Care & Expert Veterinary Services for Your Pet

“Sofie thanks you for all your loving care throughout the year. She’s so glad to have a friendly place that she trusts, where she knows she’ll get the best care!” L & M H.

Preventive health care is the key to keeping your pet as healthy as possible for as long as possible. This includes:

  • Annual wellness exams
  • Routine vaccinations
  • Annual heartworm and intestinal parasite testing
  • Monthly heartworm and intestinal parasite prevention
  • Flea/tick prevention

The core vaccines we provide for dogs are:

  • Distemper/Parvovirus (DA2PP)
  • Bordetella
  • Rabies
  • Leptospirosis.

For cats, the core vaccines are:

  • Rabies
  • Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV).


We explain when we feel these vaccines ought to be administered as well as the risks/benefits of vaccination.

New Puppy & Kitten Examskitten exam

At this first visit you, your pet and your vet begin to form the relationship that will last for your pet’s lifetime. We like to take our time with these visits to:

  • Give your puppy or kitten a thorough pet wellness exam
  • Talk with you about concerns you may have
  • Offer health care and training advice
  • Provide you with a special Welcome Kit
  • Talk about the best ways to promote your pet’s long and happy life.

We offer free exams to Existing Clients who adopt pets through the Nebraska Humane Society. The free exam must take place within 72 hours of adoption. 

Junior Wellness Pet Exams

During these exams we:

  • Assess your pet’s overall wellness
  • Discuss any changes you may have noticed in your pet
  • Address general wellness issues such as dental care, nutrition & exercise and more
  • With your approval, we may screen for any breed-specific problems


A complete physical exam will also include routine blood work. This will help:

  • Identify the presence of underlying disease that may not be evident on physical exam.
  • Create a baseline should your pet become ill in the future.

Senior Wellness Pet Exams

As your pet enters his or her senior years–generally at about 6 to 7 years of age–regular exams become even more essential. We recommend annual to semi-annual senior wellness exams, which include comprehensive blood work and a urinalysis to detect the early signs of age-related disease processes.

Depending on your pet’s physical exam, further screening (such as electrocardiogram, blood pressure, radiographs) may also be recommended. Be assured that we will take the time to explain all of the recommended tests as well as the results.

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Contact us today for your pet’s next appointment.