Choosing the Right Veterinarian

by on 19/02/10 at 2:36 pm

Author: Alesandra Gibson

There is no more a demanding animal then a pet dog. While they can be left to themselves for short periods of time they require constant companionship, due to the fact that they are pack animals by nature. Taking care of a dog requires more then just food, water and a dog house, because if you are a dog owner sooner or later you are going to require the services of a veterinarian.

Of course it will need its shots when you first bring your new friend home but it will eventually get its nose stuck in an empty can or cut its foot on some glass, or any one of a number of things that dogs tend to get into. This is why you should find a vet before it is needed for an emergency. Things that you will want to know is its hours and if it isn’t available twenty-four hours a day then you might want to also locate a twenty-four hour service in case it is ever needed.

You will want to know if if they specialize in disorders that might tend to afflict the breed of dog that you have. Also, some vets will do house calls and you might be interested in that, because if you have a large dog that doesn’t like to get in the car you might have a problem. Check their prices for their services and see how much they charge for an overnight stay and if they seem too high, you might want to shop around a bit. You will definitely want to take your dog in for a check up after you bring it home, because it may have heart worms or any one of a number of problems that you will want to have it treated for if it is afflicted.

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