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Animal Hospital Terms to Know

Whether you have a dog, cat, bird, rabbit or other animal, you’ll inevitably need to take your pet to an animal hospital to receive some type of treatment. Get to know the following 7 terms so you can familiarize yourself with animal hospitals before you need to go.

  • Hospital - Animal hospitals are typically 24 hour care centers that provide a variety of routine and emergency services to maintain the health of your pet. Animal hospitals are different than vet offices because they typically are open longer hours and have an array of medical equipment.
  • Veterinarian - A person who treats animals and a practitioner of veterinary medicine. Some vets practice medicine in a limited field, which includes the treatment of dogs, cats and other small pets. While other vets practice production medicine, which includes the treatment of cattle, swine, horse/equine, sheep, poultry and other exotic animals.
  • Veterinary Technician - A person who is trained to assist veterinarians. Technicians may perform a variety of tasks, such as skin scrapings, collecting urine, taking x-rays, and performing lab procedures and tests.
  • Vet Specialist - A person who provides services to other veterinarians in special areas, such as surgery, ophthalmology, radiology, anesthesiology, and internal medicine. They have a higher level of expertise than a general vet practitioner does.
  • Vaccines - Animal hospitals can administer vaccines for your pet in order to maintain their good health. Common vaccines for cats and dogs include: rabies, bordetella, parvo, lyme, and feline leukemia.
  • Diagnostic Tests - Animal clinic technicians may perform diagnostic tests, such as x-rays and CT scans, to screen for any ailments affecting your pet’s health.
  • Surgery - Most common surgeries at clinics include spaying and neutering, but other emergency surgeries are performed according to the care needed by the pet. Animals are given anesthetics so they don’t feel pain.
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    The American Animal Hospital Association
    Lakewood, CO 80228
    Make sure your pet care facility is up to date by joining our animal hospitals association. Providing helpful resources for your business to offer the best care for pets at our animal hospitals association.
     
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    Progressive Animal Wellness LLC
    70 E Main St Ste 10, Avon, CT 06001
    As one of the most technologically advanced vet practices in Litchfield, we provide the best veterinary animal care at a great value in a way that's convenient and efficient for pet owners.
    (860) 321-7890
    New Haven Central Hospital for Veterinary Medicine
    843 State St, New Haven, CT 06511
    Rely on us for all of your pet care needs. Our full service veterinary hospital provides twenty-four hour care. We offer outpatient appointments, surgical procedures, emergency care, and more.
    (203) 865-0878
    Animal Hospital Of Kent
    1242 Rt 52, Carmel, NY 10512
    We want our clients to know it is our priority to provide the finest veterinary care to our patients.
    (845) 878-3030
    Adriane Cavanna Vmd
    172 Litchfield Rd, Harwinton, CT 06791
    (860) 485-1978
    DR Mark A Beebe Doctor
    52 E Main St, Thomaston, CT 06787
    (860) 283-8799
    Mobile Pet Care LLC
    489 Wolcott St, Bristol, CT 06010
    (860) 584-5844
    Hopmeadow Animal Hospital
    235 Hopmeadow St, Weatogue, CT 06089
    (860) 658-1931
    Petcare Veterinary Services
    64 Raymond Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107
    (860) 232-6060
    Winslow B Stevens DVM
    109 N Mabbettsville Rd, Millbrook, NY 12545
    (845) 677-5500
    River Meadow Farm
    240 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT 06095
    (860) 683-2386
    Monroe Animal Hospital
    270 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468
    (203) 261-0544
    Martin Burg DVM
    270 Main St, Monroe, CT 06468
    (203) 261-0544
    Double A Veterinary Hospital
    106 Nott St, Wethersfield, CT 06109
    (860) 529-0668
    South Windsor Veterinary Clinic
    69 Oakland Rd, South Windsor, CT 06074
    (860) 644-3224
    Veterinary Specialty Center of the Hudson Valley
    1285 Route 9, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
    (845) 632-3785


    Animal hospitals are located all over the world. In fact, there are numerous pet clinics and emergency vet services in the United States alone. With over three hundred million people living in the US, there are a lot of domesticated pets that require health care to some degree. Many of these animals are dogs, cats, rabbits, and birds. Depending on the town or city you reside in, there is likely at least one veterinarian or animal hospital in your area. As you may be aware, there are different types of animal clinics and vets. Some of these pet hospitals are open 24 hours a day, and provide emergency services to animals. Other clinics are only open during set hours each week, and provide health care to pets, such as routine check-ups, vaccines, and medicines that treat certain health conditions. There are also some animal care centers and vets that assist with certain surgery procedures. The animal doctor or veterinarian that works at the clinic can inform you of what vaccines and surgical procedures they handle. It is common for many vets to deal with large dogs, small exotic birds, and even rabbits. However, a specialty vet or equine technician may be necessary for individuals who own horses. It is not difficult to obtain more information on animal hospitals and shelters. In fact, you can get in touch with any vets or animal clinics in your area by phone. This way you can make any necessary inquiries regarding a specific pet or animal.
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