THE STRONGEST VETERINARY TEAM IN TOWN
We offer a wide array of services:
Small animal medicine • General and Orthopedic Surgery • Dentistry
Digital X-ray (Full Body & Dental) • Ultrasonography on site
Boarding/ Drop Offs • Bathing/ Nail Trimming • House calls available
Dr. Kaleigh McVety talks about compassionate end of life pet care.
In Merriam-Webster's dictionary, the word "pet" is defined as "a domesticated animal used for pleasure rather than utility". However, to the vast majority of my clients, our pets are way more than this to us. They are family members that serve a purpose, even if it is just to snuggle with us at night or wag their tails frantically when we come home; because no one in the world is more special to them than us.
An emergency visit to the veterinarian can be fraught with stress and emotion. Chances are, if you are coming to see us in the middle of the night, you are very concerned about the well-being of your pet. First, you are trying to decide if you should come in...are the symptoms bad enough? Can they wait until the morning? Then, you have to decide how you are going to get here. Who will be there to greet you? Will your pet receive the same great care overnight that he or she always receives during the day? Here are a few facts about emergency care that may help you better prepare for a trip to the ER: