PORTSMOUTH, Va., Aug. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Heather Normandt
has joined the Churchland Animal Clinic veterinary team. Dr. Normandt
will be providing pet wellness services, including routine exams,
vaccinations, and pet dental care. Dr. Normandt has a special interest
in veterinary dermatology, internal medicine and exotic medicine. In
her spare time, the veterinarian also helps to rescue and rehab abused
animals. She and her husband share their home with two pit bulls and a
Cairn Terrier mix.
Churchland Animal Clinic announced that they have added a new
Portsmouth veterinarian to their team, Dr. Heather Normandt. The clinic
provides veterinary care for the Chesapeake, Hampton Roads, Suffolk and
"I became a veterinarian so I could help change lives and educate
people about the importance of proper animal care," said Dr. Normandt.
"Pet owners want the best for their pets. Many, however, do not know
just how important routine care like dental and exams and vaccinations
truly are for their pet's health. As a veterinarian, I work to empower
pet owners to keep their pets healthy and active throughout their
Dr. Normandt graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary
Medicine in 2009. While in veterinary school, her studies focused on
veterinary dermatology, internal medicine and exotic medicine.
Like her fellow Portsmouth veterinarians at Churchland Animal Clinic,
Dr. Normandt is passionate about animal care and empowering pet owners
through veterinary education.
"We are thrilled to have Dr. Normandt join our pet care team," said the
animal hospital staff. "Dr. Normandt's dedication to pet wellness and
pet owner education truly makes a difference in the lives of our pet
patients. From nutritional advice to tips for recognizing the signs of
illness in pets, Dr. Normandt is passionate about partnering with pet
owners to improve their pet's health. Her passion for pet care shines
through in everything she does."
Dr. Normandt will also help administer the animal clinic's puppy and
kitten wellness plans. These programs are designed to give young
animals a head start on good health. They include the fully
puppy/kitten shot series, spay or neuter operations, and deworming.
The vet is also working with pet owners to raise awareness about the
importance of monthly heartworm and flea and tick prevention
"Preventive medicine is the best way to keep pets healthy and active,"
said Dr. Normandt.
Churchland Animal Clinic provides Portsmouth pet dental care, wellness
exams, spay/neuter operations, vaccinations and pet boarding. The
animal clinic has been accredited by the American Animal Hospital
Association (AAHA) for over 30 years. In order to receive
accreditation, the animal hospital must annually meet strict standards
for pet care, pain management, continuing education, and record
Pet owners may learn more about the services available from Churchland
Animal Clinic, as well as AAHA accreditation, by visiting
CONTACT: Churchland Animal Clinic, 1-888-667-5235