VETERINARY PROCEDURES

Newman Vets consists of six full service animal hospitals in Central Florida. They are each outfitted to perform all types of veterinary services, procedures, surgeries, diagnostics, vaccines and much more. Each animal hospital  sells flea, tick and heart-worm products. We offer a wide range of services and only our most popular are listed here. If you click on one of the tabs below you will find an explanation of each service.

Feel free to read more about or services to find out what is best for your pet or your can call any of our six locations in Deland, Deltona, Edgewater, Sanford, Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach for more info about our Veterinary Services and to set up an appointment with one of our Veterinarians. Our highly trained and friendly staff will be able to answer all your questions and recommend the best service for you and your pet.

Pet Spay and Neuter

Choosing to have your pet spayed or neutered is an important decision for the life of your pets, your family and your community.  Spaying and neutering your pets has many documented benefits. Pet spaying and neutering also helps reduce the number of animals being euthanized in shelters every day. Spaying and neutering at the proper age can reduce your pet’s risk of certain health conditions and cancers. Sterilizing your pet is the only 100% safe and guaranteed form of birth control.

Getting your pet spayed or neutered actually increases their life expectancy

Spay and neuter surgeries are preformed daily at all six Newman Vets animal hospitals. It is a simple same day procedure. Our compassionate team can relate to the uneasy feeling of your loved one going in for surgery. We provide a consultation before and after the surgery to answer all of your questions. We will also provide you with a treatment plan to ensure your pet has a quick recovery. At Newman Vets, low cost spay and neuter doesn’t mean low quality. Due to our multiple location structure, we can keep our prices lower than our competitors. Schedule your pet’s spay or neuter procedure in Deland, Deltona, Ormond Beach, South Daytona, Edgewater, or Sanford Florida.

What’s the Ideal Age for Spay or Neuter?

Our knowledgeable veterinarians and technicians will be able to advise you on the best time to sterilize your pet. The recommended age to spay or neuter your pet is usually between 4 and 6 months of age. We normally spay females before their first heat cycle. Most shelters won’t adopt out pets until they are spayed or neutered, which is why some pets are sterilized as young as 8 weeks old. Spaying a pregnant or older pet has some increased risks, but the benefits are still numerous.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SPAY & NEUTER?

Health benefits
Sterilization can prevent testicular and breast cancer in pets. Sterilized pets aren’t concerned with reproducing and tend to live healthier lifestyles. Statistics show that spayed and neutered pets tend to live longer. Research has shown that females spayed before their first heat cycle are 97% less likely to develop mammary (breast) cancer. All other reproductive cancers and uterine infection are also dramatically reduced or eliminated in altered animals.
Females won’t go into heat
The average estrus cycle in dogs can vary by breed, but is typically around twenty-one days long and usually occurs every six to seven months. While in heat she will attract many males into her territory by ‘calling’ for them and urinating around her territory. This leads to stray pets roaming around your property. Heat cycles in cats range from seven days to over two weeks. Cats exhibit signs of pain, including loud yowling when in heat. Spayed females do not go into heat and can avoid all of these issues.
Males won’t roam, and will exhibit calmer behavior
Neutered male pets will no longer roam and run away to find females. They will also become more family orientated and obedient. Many aggression and fighting problems can be avoided by early neutering. Neutering will also prevent males from urinating inside your house to mark their territory.
Reduce pet homelessness and euthanasia
Millions of pets are euthanized annually due to over population in shelters. You can make a difference by insuring your pets don’t contribute to this heartbreaking problem, by getting them spayed or neutered.

Spay and Neuter Lingo Explained

We are frequently asked the correct lingo to use when referring to pet spay and neuter. Sterilized, fixed, desexed and altered are terms used to say that the male or female pet has had their reproductive organs safely removed. Neutering is typically associated with the process of sterilizing a male pet. Spay is the procedure to sterilize a female pet. The long and technical name for spay is ovariohysterectomy, simplified as OHE. The male neuter procedure is technically called castration, but most people just say neuter. If a pet is intact, it means they have not been sterilized and are capable of reproducing. An intact female dog is called a bitch. An intact female cat is called a Queen, and an intact male cat is called a Tom.

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Pet Teeth Cleaning

Can dental care extend your pet’s life?
Your pet’s bad breath may be a warning sign of some serious health problems. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of periodontal (gum) disease by age 3. Periodontal disease is one of the most common conditions seen in pets today. Pet dental chews and dental spray may help to an extent, but they are not nearly enough to completely protect your pet.

Plaque and tartar builds up on your pet’s teeth. Plaque naturally harbors bacteria, which infects gum tissue and the roots of teeth. The bacteria will eventually enter the blood stream through the large blood vessels in the gums. At this stage, the organs with the highest blood flow are susceptible to infections, including: lungs, heart, kidneys, liver and even the brain. Infection in these vital organs can seriously shorten the lives of our pets.

Warning Signs of Dental Disease:

  • Bad breath – one of the first signs of dental disease
  • A yellow or brown crust of plaque on the teeth near the gum line
  • Visible pus or discharge
  • Red and swollen gums
  • Pain or bleeding when your pet eats or when the mouth is touched
  • Decreased appetite or difficulty eating
  • Drooling
  • Loose or missing teeth
  • Pawing at the mouth

*Your pet can have gum disease without showing any signs.

Brushing your pet’s teeth is important, but it’s not enough

If your pet has any of the warning signs, periodontal disease may be present. Don’t delay, schedule an appointment for an examination today. Each one of our animal hospitals are outfitted with an ultrasonic pet dental cleaning station. All NVC veterinarians are experienced and trained to perform professional feline and canine dental cleanings and tooth extractions, if necessary.

We have excellent dental care prices all year round, so schedule your appointment now.

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Dog and Cat Surgery

Advances in medical technology have made veterinary surgery safer than ever. Each Newman Vets animal hospital maintains a complete surgery suite with modern equipment. Our surgeons and supporting team are highly skilled and experienced. We also use the safest anesthesia and monitoring equipment available.

Having your furry family member undergo a surgical procedure can be stressful. Part of our mission is to fully educate you on the details of the procedure and how to administer the best post-operative care. Together we can reduce recovery time and help your pets return to their happy lives. We offer a wide range of soft tissue, orthopedic and even laser surgeries.

Part of Deltona’s surgery suite

A few common procedures include: ACL repair surgery, cat declaw surgery, spay, neuter, tumor removal, foreign object removal and many more. We are proud to be your source of superior veterinary care. Call any of our locations to set up a consultation with an experienced veterinary surgeon:

DeLand, FL – Deltona, FL – Sanford, FL – Edgewater, FL – South Daytona Beach, FL – Ormond Beach, FL

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what are heartworms?

Heartworms are extremely dangerous parasitic worms that can easily infect dogs and cats. Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes. When an infected mosquito bites an animal, it transmits tiny heartworm larvae into their bloodstream. The larvae enter the new host and make their way under the skin. The larvae quickly grow into adult heartworms and invade the heart and lungs of the host. Heartworm disease is deadly if it is left untreated.

Is a Heartworm Positive Pet Contagious to other pets or Humans?

No. Heartworms can only be transmitted from the bite of a mosquito carrying the infective stage of the larvae. However, having a heartworm positive pet in your household will increase the number of carrier mosquitoes living within the proximity of your home. When a mosquito bites the heartworm positive pet they can become a carrier.

Even indoor cats are at risk of contracting heartworms, and sadly there is no cure for heartworm positive cats
Heartworms are transmitted by infected mosquitoes.
Heartworm Treatment Options
The only FDA approved drug for the treatment of heartworm disease in dogs is Immiticide. Immiticide is administered through multiple injections into the back muscles of the dog. Immiticide is FDA approved and considered safe, but due to high demand and low supply, it can be expensive..
How Long Does Heartworm Treatment Take?
Due to the nature of the treatment process, it can take months for an infected dog to recover. Treatment for heartworm disease requires hospitalization and long periods of inactivity.
Are any Products Guaranteed to Prevent Heartworms?
Merial’s Heartgard Plus is 100% guaranteed to prevent heartworms if it is purchased through your veterinarian. If your pet develops heartworms while taking Heartgard Plus, Merial will cover the costs of the entire heartworm treatment.
How Much Does Heartworm Treatment Cost?
The expense of heartworm treatment is affected by multiple factors. The drug used for heartworm treatment (Immiticide) is expensive to make and is usually in high demand, leading to high prices. Prevention is always the best option. To purchase heartworm preventatives, get a heartworm test or discuss heartworm treatment options, come see us at any of our six animal hospitals: DeLand, Deltona, Sanford, Edgewater, South Daytona Beach, or Ormond Beach.

why you should choose us

All of our locations routinely run heartworm tests and sell heartworm preventatives, such as Heartgard Plus and Trifexis. It’s never been easier to buy flea, tick and heartworm prevention products. Due to multi-million dollar advertising campaigns by online pet pharmacies, many people believe that the best prices on pet medicine are found online. This is simply not true. In fact, we’ll always price match 1-800-Pet Meds, guaranteed.

Also, Merial offers some amazing guarantees on their products, but they are only valid when the product is purchased through your veterinarian. Talk to a veterinarian today at any of our six animal hospitals: DeLand, FL – Deltona, FL – Sanford, FL – Edgewater, FL – South Daytona Beach, FL – Ormond Beach, FL.

Cat Declawing at Newman Vets

Cat Declawing at Newman Vets

All of our veterinarians are experienced with cat declawing and will help you decide when and if to declaw your cat. Having your cat declawed requires anesthesia, so we often recommend having your cat declawed at the same time as their spay or neuter.  Your cat will be back to normal in about a week. We will provide you with instructions for your cats take home care. We will advise you of different litter to use in the litter box during recovery.

We offer traditional cat declawing in all six of our animal hospitals:
DeLand, FL – Deltona, FL – Sanford, FL – Edgewater, FL – South Daytona Beach, FL – Ormond Beach, FL. Laser Declaw surgery is only offered in our South Daytona animal hospital.

Laser Declawing

Newman Vets to offers laser declaw surgery in our Daytona Animal Hospital. For more details about this procedure, call 386-763-5208 now.

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Pet Euthanasia

When is Euthanasia an Option?

Euthanasia is up to the doctor’s discretion. Our doctors will not euthanize healthy pets unless it’s a case of extreme aggression. Most euthanasia cases are dogs and cats that are terminally ill and in pain. Our veterinarians will not euthanize non-aggressive healthy pets or injured pets with a chance of recovery. Our veterinarians will advise you on all other options before putting down your pet.

Euthanizing your pet is an emotional experience. We will be by your side with professional advice and compassion. Euthanasia is painless and peaceful. Your pet will no longer suffer. Consult one of our veterinarians today at any Newman Veterinary Center located in: DeLand, Deltona, Sanford, Edgewater, South Daytona Beach, and Ormond Beach

Post-Euthanasia Options:
   You can take your pet home for a private burial
   You can have your pet cremated and have the ashes put into a custom urn for you to take home
   You can leave the pet with us for cremation

We offer our sincere condolences.

Pet Euthanasia Procedure

Putting your pet to sleep is a tough decision and everyone grieves differently. We try to schedule euthanasia appointments during our slowest time of the day, to maximize your privacy. Walk in emergencies are always accepted and given first priority. We encourage our clients to be present during the procedure to comfort their pets through their final moments.

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what our clients think

Everyone I came in contact with was friendly, courteous & professional. The doctors & vet tech seem to genuinely care about my animals.

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Pet Spay and Neuter

Choosing to have your pet spayed or neutered is an important decision for the life of your pets, your family and your community.  Spaying and neutering your pets has many documented benefits. Pet spaying and neutering also helps reduce the number of animals being euthanized in shelters every day. Spaying and neutering at the proper age can reduce your pet’s risk of certain health conditions and cancers. Sterilizing your pet is the only 100% safe and guaranteed form of birth control.

Getting your pet spayed or neutered actually increases their life expectancy

Spay and neuter surgeries are preformed daily at all six Newman Vets animal hospitals. It is a simple same day procedure. Our compassionate team can relate to the uneasy feeling of your loved one going in for surgery. We provide a consultation before and after the surgery to answer all of your questions. We will also provide you with a treatment plan to ensure your pet has a quick recovery. At Newman Vets, low cost spay and neuter doesn’t mean low quality. Due to our multiple location structure, we can keep our prices lower than our competitors. Schedule your pet’s spay or neuter procedure in Deland, Deltona, Ormond Beach, South Daytona, Edgewater, or Sanford Florida.

What’s the Ideal Age for Spay or Neuter?

Our knowledgeable veterinarians and technicians will be able to advise you on the best time to sterilize your pet. The recommended age to spay or neuter your pet is usually between 4 and 6 months of age. We normally spay females before their first heat cycle. Most shelters won’t adopt out pets until they are spayed or neutered, which is why some pets are sterilized as young as 8 weeks old. Spaying a pregnant or older pet has some increased risks, but the benefits are still numerous.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF SPAY & NEUTER?

Health benefits
Sterilization can prevent testicular and breast cancer in pets. Sterilized pets aren’t concerned with reproducing and tend to live healthier lifestyles. Statistics show that spayed and neutered pets tend to live longer. Research has shown that females spayed before their first heat cycle are 97% less likely to develop mammary (breast) cancer. All other reproductive cancers and uterine infection are also dramatically reduced or eliminated in altered animals.
Females won’t go into heat
The average estrus cycle in dogs can vary by breed, but is typically around twenty-one days long and usually occurs every six to seven months. While in heat she will attract many males into her territory by ‘calling’ for them and urinating around her territory. This leads to stray pets roaming around your property. Heat cycles in cats range from seven days to over two weeks. Cats exhibit signs of pain, including loud yowling when in heat. Spayed females do not go into heat and can avoid all of these issues.
Males won’t roam, and will exhibit calmer behavior
Neutered male pets will no longer roam and run away to find females. They will also become more family orientated and obedient. Many aggression and fighting problems can be avoided by early neutering. Neutering will also prevent males from urinating inside your house to mark their territory.
Reduce pet homelessness and euthanasia
Millions of pets are euthanized annually due to over population in shelters. You can make a difference by insuring your pets don’t contribute to this heartbreaking problem, by getting them spayed or neutered.

Spay and Neuter Lingo Explained

We are frequently asked the correct lingo to use when referring to pet spay and neuter. Sterilized, fixed, desexed and altered are terms used to say that the male or female pet has had their reproductive organs safely removed. Neutering is typically associated with the process of sterilizing a male pet. Spay is the procedure to sterilize a female pet. The long and technical name for spay is ovariohysterectomy, simplified as OHE. The male neuter procedure is technically called castration, but most people just say neuter. If a pet is intact, it means they have not been sterilized and are capable of reproducing. An intact female dog is called a bitch. An intact female cat is called a Queen, and an intact male cat is called a Tom.

dogs in grasscrop

Pet Teeth Cleaning

Can dental care extend your pet’s life?
Your pet’s bad breath may be a warning sign of some serious health problems. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of periodontal (gum) disease by age 3. Periodontal disease is one of the most common conditions seen in pets today. Pet dental chews and dental spray may help to an extent, but they are not nearly enough to completely protect your pet.

Plaque and tartar builds up on your pet’s teeth. Plaque naturally harbors bacteria, which infects gum tissue and the roots of teeth. The bacteria will eventually enter the blood stream through the large blood vessels in the gums. At this stage, the organs with the highest blood flow are susceptible to infections, including: lungs, heart, kidneys, liver and even the brain. Infection in these vital organs can seriously shorten the lives of our pets.

Warning Signs of Dental Disease:

  • Bad breath – one of the first signs of dental disease
  • A yellow or brown crust of plaque on the teeth near the gum line
  • Visible pus or discharge
  • Red and swollen gums
  • Pain or bleeding when your pet eats or when the mouth is touched
  • Decreased appetite or difficulty eating
  • Drooling
  • Loose or missing teeth
  • Pawing at the mouth

*Your pet can have gum disease without showing any signs.

Brushing your pet’s teeth is important, but it’s not enough

If your pet has any of the warning signs above, periodontal disease may be present. Don’t delay, schedule an appointment for an examination today. Each one of our animal hospitals are outfitted with an ultrasonic pet dental cleaning station. All NVC veterinarians are experienced and trained to perform professional feline and canine dental cleanings and tooth extractions, if necessary.

We have excellent dental care prices all year round, so schedule your appointment now.

vaccine-dog

Dog and Cat Surgery

Advances in medical technology have made veterinary surgery safer than ever. Each Newman Vets animal hospital maintains a complete surgery suite with modern equipment. Our surgeons and supporting team are highly skilled and experienced. We also use the safest anesthesia and monitoring equipment available.

Having your furry family member undergo a surgical procedure can be stressful. Part of our mission is to fully educate you on the details of the procedure and how to administer the best post-operative care. Together we can reduce recovery time and help your pets return to their happy lives. We offer a wide range of soft tissue, orthopedic and even laser surgeries.

Part of Deltona’s surgery suite

A few common procedures include: ACL repair surgery, cat declaw surgeryspayneuter, tumor removal, foreign object removal and many more. We are proud to be your source of superior veterinary care. Call any of our locations to set up a consultation with an experienced veterinary surgeon:

DeLand, FLDeltona, FLSanford, FLEdgewater, FLSouth Daytona Beach, FLOrmond Beach, FL

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what are heartworms?

Heartworms are extremely dangerous parasitic worms that can easily infect dogs and cats. Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes. When an infected mosquito bites an animal, it transmits tiny heartworm larvae into their bloodstream. The larvae enter the new host and make their way under the skin. The larvae quickly grow into adult heartworms and invade the heart and lungs of the host. Heartworm disease is deadly if it is left untreated.

Is a Heartworm Positive Pet Contagious to other pets or Humans?

No. Heartworms can only be transmitted from the bite of a mosquito carrying the infective stage of the larvae. However, having a heartworm positive pet in your household will increase the number of carrier mosquitoes living within the proximity of your home. When a mosquito bites the heartworm positive pet they can become a carrier.

Even indoor cats are at risk of contracting heartworms, and sadly there is no cure for heartworm positive cats
Heartworms are transmitted by infected mosquitoes.
Heartworm Treatment Options
The only FDA approved drug for the treatment of heartworm disease in dogs is Immiticide. Immiticide is administered through multiple injections into the back muscles of the dog. Immiticide is FDA approved and considered safe, but due to high demand and low supply, it can be expensive..
How Long Does Heartworm Treatment Take?
Due to the nature of the treatment process, it can take months for an infected dog to recover. Treatment for heartworm disease requires hospitalization and long periods of inactivity.
Are any Products Guaranteed to Prevent Heartworms?
Merial’s Heartgard Plus is 100% guaranteed to prevent heartworms if it is purchased through your veterinarian. If your pet develops heartworms while taking Heartgard Plus, Merial will cover the costs of the entire heartworm treatment.
How Much Does Heartworm Treatment Cost?
The expense of heartworm treatment is affected by multiple factors. The drug used for heartworm treatment (Immiticide) is expensive to make and is usually in high demand, leading to high prices. Prevention is always the best option. To purchase heartworm preventatives, get a heartworm test or discuss heartworm treatment options, come see us at any of our six animal hospitals: DeLand, Deltona, Sanford, Edgewater, South Daytona Beach, or Ormond Beach.

why you should choose us

All of our locations routinely run heartworm tests and sell heartworm preventatives, such as Heartgard Plus and Trifexis. It’s never been easier to buy flea, tick and heartworm prevention products. Due to multi-million dollar advertising campaigns by online pet pharmacies, many people believe that the best prices on pet medicine are found online. This is simply not true. In fact, we’ll always price match 1-800-Pet Meds, guaranteed.

Also, Merial offers some amazing guarantees on their products, but they are only valid when the product is purchased through your veterinarian. Talk to a veterinarian today at any of our six animal hospitals: DeLand, FLDeltona, FLSanford, FLEdgewater, FLSouth Daytona Beach, FL Ormond Beach, FL.

Cat Declawing

Cat Declaw Surgery

Both traditional and laser declaw surgeries are safe, tried and trusted. We offer traditional cat declawing in all six Newman Veterinary Centers and advanced laser declaw in NVC of South Daytona. Choosing whether or not to have your cat declawed is a big decision. We understand that cat declawing is not for everyone. One of the only problems with owning a cat is their instinctual desire to scratch and claw. This instinctual behavior can be destructive to your family, other pets and your furniture.

Outdoor cats use their claws to protect themselves from wildlife and should never be declawed. Indoor cats can be safely declawed by a veterinarian. At Newman Vets our knowledgeable veterinarians will advise you on the best options for you and your cat.

Cat Declawing Facts

Studies have shown that declawing your cat can make it a more integrated part of the family.

Younger cats heal faster, so the procedure is less stressful at a young age.

Declawed cats still have their teeth and back claws to protect themselves from threats.

Declawing your cat is cost efficient compared to the cost of replacing your furniture.

Outdoor cats should not be declawed.

Cat Declawing at Newman Vets

Cat Declawing at Newman Vets

All of our veterinarians are experienced with cat declawing and will help you decide when to declaw your cat. Having your cat declawed requires anesthesia, so we often recommend having your cat declawed at the same time as their spay or neuter.  Your cat will be back to normal in about a week. We will provide you with instructions for your cats take home care. We will advise you of different litter to use in the litter box during recovery.

We offer traditional cat declawing in all six of our animal hospitals:
DeLand, FL – Deltona, FL – Sanford, FL – Edgewater, FL – South Daytona Beach, FL – Ormond Beach, FL. Laser Declaw surgery is only offered in our South Daytona animal hospital.

Laser Declawing

Cats of all shapes and sizes can be wonderful companion pets. Unfortunately all cats are born with a set of razor sharp claw capable of slicing, dicing and destroying your expensive furniture and even your precious skin! Constant fear of furniture damage and cat scratches can lead to high levels of stress and anxiety in your household. Traditional declaw surgeries are notoriously painful and also cause a dreadful post-operation recovery phase. Now cutting-edge laser technology has made traditional declaw procedures obsolete, and most importantly, it is much better for the cats.

The same device that is used to remove wrinkles and varicose veins in humans can now be used to safely declaw cats. One huge benefit of laser surgery is that it instantly seals nerve endings, so there is little or no pain when the cat wakes up from general anesthetic. Another major benefit is that the laser also seals off blood vessels, so there is no blood loss during or after the procedure. These two factors combined lead to incredibly fast healing, with no added side effects.

Cats instinctively claw furniture to mark their territory, causing permanent damage.

Since there is no blood and very little pain, our furry little friends are happy and on the prowl the very next day. In a recent study, 70% of clients who had their cats declawed, reported having significantly improved relationships with their cats. Evidence has also shown that cats don’t actually change their habits after a declaw procedure, they just stop causing damage. Newman Vets is proud to offer laser declaw surgery in our South Daytona Animal Hospital. For more details about this amazing procedure, call 386-763-5208 now.

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Pet Euthanasia

When is Euthanasia an Option?

Euthanasia is up to the doctor’s discretion. Our doctors will not euthanize healthy pets unless it’s a case of extreme aggression. Most euthanasia cases are dogs and cats that are terminally ill and in pain. Our veterinarians will not euthanize non-aggressive healthy pets or injured pets with a chance of recovery. Our veterinarians will advise you on all other options before putting down your pet.

Euthanizing your pet is an emotional experience. We will be by your side with professional advice and compassion. Euthanasia is painless and peaceful. Your pet will no longer suffer. Consult one of our veterinarians today at any Newman Veterinary Center located in: DeLand, Deltona, Sanford, Edgewater, South Daytona Beach, and Ormond Beach

Post-Euthanasia Options:
   You can take your pet home for a private burial
   You can have your pet cremated and have the ashes put into a custom urn for you to take home
   You can leave the pet with us for cremation

We offer our sincere condolences.

Pet Euthanasia Procedure

Putting your pet to sleep is a tough decision and everyone grieves differently. We try to schedule euthanasia appointments during our slowest time of the day, to maximize your privacy. Walk in emergencies are always accepted and given first priority. We encourage our clients to be present during the procedure to comfort their pets through their final moments.

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what our clients think

The staff was friendly, understanding and helpful. They had my puppies health in mind. They answered all my questions and delivered fast walk-in service!

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