18 July 2011

Choose the right vet

If you're a pet owner new to an area, or have a pet for the first time, you're going to need to find a vet at some stage. Here's how to choose the right one.

It is important to take good care of your pet's health, and for that you will need a reliable vet.

The following are important aspects to consider when tracking down the perfect vet:

  • Is the parking at the practice sufficient to allow you to open the car door and maneuver the cat basket or great dane out easily?
  • Is the waiting room big enough to ensure that Fido doesn't tangle with that pitbull that's waiting to be stitched up?
  • What kind of hours does the vet keep?
  • Is the practice on a consulting hours or appointments only system?
  • Is the vet available after hours in an emergency situation?
  • Does the vet do house calls when needed?


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