advanced veterinary medicine
Frequently Asked Questions
What are your hospital hours?
Are you open on Holidays?
What types of appointments do you offer?
Do you offer euthanasia services?
What type of pets do you care for?
Our doctors and nurses primarily care for cats and dogs. If you have a question about any other type of pet, please call the office to see if we can assist you.
Can I board my pets in your facility?
How often should my pet have an exam?
My cat does not go outside and is not showing any signs of illness, do I have to bring them in for exams?
Do I need an appointment?
For routine wellness, vaccinations, and recheck visits we do require an appointment.
For Urgent Care, appointments are recommended and can be made same-day by calling the office. It is recommended to schedule an urgent care appointment to alert our nursing staff, avoid longer wait times, reduce stress for your pet, and to be sure there is available time for your pet to be seen.
*If you feel as though your pet is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, come directly to our hospital during office hours or the closest emergency hospital. Our staff greatly appreciates a phone call beforehand to alert the nursing staff of incoming emergency patients.*If we are closed-Please go directly to a 24 hour Emergency Hospital (See our Emergency page for recommendations)
What is considered an urgent care appointment?
I am not sure if I should come right over or make an appointment?
You can always call us to speak with our staff if you are concerned about your pet’s health. We actually recommend you call, so we can alert our team to prepare for your pet. Some examples of an emergency you should come over right away during our open Doctor’s hours include the following:
- Hit by a car
- Difficulty breathing
- Difficulty standing or walking
- Unable to urinate-Seizures
- Severe wounds/trauma
- Toxin ingestion
*If it is after hours Please go directly to a 24hr Emergency hospital (see our emergency page for recommendations)