We make sure that both you and your pet receive the best treatment we can give...
We offer a wide range of services including medical, diagnostic, surgical, and preventative health care needs for your pet so they can live a happier, healthier, longer life. Your pet is your four legged child and we recognize as well as appreciate that. So when your pet is ill, we want to be here to provide the best possible care available.
Our staff comes to work every day with the midset to provide you and your pet with cutting edge veterinary medical care, from wellness exam and vaccines to diagnositcs and complex surgical procedures. Your family pet will receive high quality are with us.
- We will be closed on Memorial Day
- We are open from 8-1230pm, then 130-5pm daily
There are a bunch of reasons to come see us, aside from the good conversation! You can schedule regular Wellness Checks for your furry family member. These are usually once or twice a year, vaccine updates, dental cleanings, etc... Then if you have an older gentleman or lady family friend, we can schedule more frequent Senior Care checkups. When you have an older pet, there are a few extra things that we need to make sure are okay. Have a new puppy or kitten? We can schedule their young care, vaccines, checkups, and alteration surgery if wanted. Our vets can work with you and your pet to schedule these visits, or you can also Contact Us and make an appointment online.
How Can We Help?
There are so many ways we can help you and your four legged family member! Whether its something as easy as getting their yearly vaccine, or spaying your young kitten, we can help. For our Wellness Checks or Senior Care, we often recommend getting bloodwork done, just to make sure that everything on the inside is working as good as it needs to. We have a full set of testing tools, and complete 99% of our lab work onsite. This means that you can get answers faster, and we can discuss the results during the same visit. We also do dental work, both cleaning and extractions. We also do most typical surgeries, as well as emergency surgery - during business hours - when needed.
Looking Good/Feeling @ Home
We know that our human family members like their pets to look as good as they do! We have a full service Grooming center within our clinic. We provide baths, both dogs and cats (yikes sometimes!). We can trim up Fluffy the cat with a lion cut, or Bruno the Schnauzer with a skirt. We can do custom cuts/trims as well. Our Grooming staff works directly with our clients, so you have a chance to tell us exactly what you need for your pet. We also have a "Home away from Home" Boarding center for your pets. We have a specialized Kitty Kennel, with standard and deluxe towers. For our doggy clients, we have a variety of kennel types, from small kennels, to large dog runs.
Babies are wonderful... when they have a home.
Curb pet overpopulation and make your pet healthier
The decision to spay or neuter your pet is an important one for pet owners. But it can be the single best decision you make for his long-term welfare.
Getting your pet spayed or neutered can:
Pets are homeless everywhereIn every community, in every state, there are homeless animals. In the U.S., there are an estimated 6-8 million homeless animals entering animal shelters every year. Barely half of these animals are adopted. Tragically, the rest are euthanized. These are healthy, sweet pets who would have made great companions. The number of homeless animals varies by state—in some states there are as many as 300,000 homeless animals euthanized in animal shelters every year. These are not the offspring of homeless "street" animals—these are the puppies and kittens of cherished family pets and even purebreds.
Many people are surprised to learn that nationwide, more than 2.7 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs are euthanized in shelters annually. Spay/neuter is the only permanent, 100 percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats.
Your pet's healthA USA Today (May 7, 2013) article cites that pets who live in the states with the highest rates of spaying/neutering also live the longest. According to the report, neutered male dogs live 18% longer than un-neutered male dogs and spayed female dogs live 23% longer than unspayed female dogs. The report goes on to add that in Mississippi, the lowest-ranking state for pet longevity, 44% of the dogs are not neutered or spayed.
Part of the reduced lifespan of unaltered pets can be attributed to their increased urge to roam, exposing them to fights with other animals, getting struck by cars, and other mishaps.
Another contributor to the increased longevity of altered pets involves the reduced risk of certain types of cancers. Unspayed female cats and dogs have a far greater chance of developing pyrometra (a fatal uterine infection), uterine cancer, and other cancers of the reproductive system.
Medical evidence indicates that females spayed before their first heat are typically healthier. (Many veterinarians now sterilize dogs and cats as young as eight weeks of age.)
Male pets who are neutered eliminate their chances of getting testicular cancer, and it is thought they they have lowered rates of prostate cancer, as well.
Getting your pets spayed/neutered will not change their fundamental personality, like their protective instinct.
Curbing bad behaviorUnneutered dogs are much more assertive and prone to urine-marking (lifting his leg) than neutered dogs. Although it is most often associated with male dogs, females may do it, too. Spaying or neutering your dog should reduce urine-marking and may stop it altogether. For cats, the urge to spray is extremely strong in an intact cat, and the simplest solution is to get yours neutered or spayed by 4 months of age before there's even a problem. Neutering solves 90 percent of all marking issues, even in cats that have been doing it for a while. It can also minimize howling, the urge to roam, and fighitng with other males.
In both cats and dogs, the longer you wait, the greater the risk you run of the surgery not doing the trick because the behavior is so ingrained.
Other behavioral problems that can be ameliorated by spay/neuter include:
While getting your pets spayed/neutered can help curb undesirable behaviors, it will not change their fundamental personality, like their protective instinct.
When you factor in the long-term costs potentially incurred by a non-altered pet, the savings afforded by spay/neuter are clear (especially given the plethora of low-cost spay/neuter clincs). Caring for a pet with reproductive system cancer or pyometra can easily run into the thousands of dollars—five to ten times as much as a routine spay surgery. Additionally, unaltered pets can be more destructive or high-strung around other dogs. Serious fighting is more common between unaltered pets of the same gender and can incur high veterinary costs.
Renewing your pet's license can be more expensive, too. Many counties have spay/neuter laws that require pets to be sterilized, or require people with unaltered pets to pay higher license renewal fees.