WHAT TO EXPECT
In your search for a veterinary facility, we believe you should expect
high quality care as well as great service. Our goal has been to assemble
a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client
service and veterinary health care. Our commitment to you is to continue
to offer our world class service and a state of the art veterinary facility.
Your pet's annual vet check-up will include a total physical exam, with
a thorough investigation of your pet's head, body and tail, and all his
assorted cavities. Because even the most cooperative pet may not readily
go-along with a tooth and gum brushing, an annual cleaning by your veterinarian
maybe in order. Like you, your pet can lose his teeth due to decay and
neglect. It's a good idea to keep an accurate medical diary not only of
the procedures and vaccinations your pet receives at the vet, but also
of notes on things like your pet's elimination habits and any physical
changes or unusual occurrences. Keep track of small shifts in your pet's
behavior, including urinary marking habits and mood swings, along with
diet and routine modifications. Take this notebook when you visit the
vet. These seemingly unrelated occurrences may help explain results of
your pet's medical tests. Also, if you need to change vets, it's good
to have this journal to provide a complete medical history.
Choose a veterinarian who is calm, compassionate and willing to explain
all the procedures your pet undergoes. Try to find a vet with whom both
you and your pet feel comfortable. Try to have it convenient, choose a
clinic with qualified staff and facilities to undertake surgery and perform
procedures requiring anesthesia, such as teeth cleaning. Because of the
general risks inherent to anesthesia, especially for very old, very young
or very ill pets, your veterinarian will likely suggest a few exams, including
a chest X-ray and lab work of blood and urine, before your pet is anesthetized.
During the procedure he might need an IV drip; antibiotics may be necessary
before and after.
Our Veternerians may refer you to a specialist, veterinarians who have
completed advanced studies in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery,
and emergency care, if your pet must undergo a procedure that requires
more precise knowledge and experience.