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Pet Care

The NAS Jax Veterinary Treatment Facility is managed by the Army Veterinary Service. The clinic offers veterinary preventive services including new puppy/kitten vaccines and health certificates, routine pet immunizations, testing for intestinal parasites/heartworms, medical management of obesity, arthritis and allergies, and minor sick call appointments. The clinic offers heartworm preventatives, flea control products, shampoos and other items. The sale of heartworm prevention is limited to pets that have had a negative heartworm check within the last calendar year and have been on heartworm prevention since the test. Routine surgery and dentistry is also available, as well as, digital radiology, ultrasound and in-house blood analysis. The VTF also has a well-stocked pharmacy.

Housing residents may keep cats and dogs in their homes, however, all cats and dogs must be registered with the veterinary clinic. All pets staying on base must have proof of current vaccinations, microchipping and spay/neuter presented at the time of registration. Cats and dogs must be on a leash at all times when outdoors unless they are in a fenced-in yard.

Veterinary service is available to pets owned by active duty and retired personnel, their dependents and reservists on active duty. Please bring any previous medical documents and vaccination records to your pet's first visit.
 

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