Articles with working with a veterinarian

Picking an Animal Vet Clinic: Are Large Clinics Better?

Picking an Animal Vet Clinic: Are Large Clinics Better?

Are the criteria for picking an animal vet clinic identical to choosing a veterinarian? Are those one and the same? And which is more important to quality veterinary care? When looking for the highest quality veterinary care for your dog, it is important to consider both things—the animal hospital and the veterinarian. There are overlaps but you cannot substitute one…

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Veterinary Doorknob Questions: Before You Leave the Office

Veterinary Doorknob Questions: Before You Leave the Office

Did your veterinarian answer all your questions and addressed your concerns? Are there things you forgot to ask? Don’t ever leave the vet’s office unless you’re fully satisfied that you understand what is going on with your dog. You should be walking out either with a diagnosis and a treatment plan or at least a plan of action and further…

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Veterinary Visit Checklist: Before the Visit

Veterinary Visit Checklist: Before the Visit

Do you know what questions to ask your veterinarian? In the past, when I was going to a vet, whether it was for a scheduled exam or with a medical problem, I just went. What else would one need, right? Show up, bring the dog–that’s it, isn’t it? Then I came home and realized how many things I forgot to…

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