THE STRONGEST VETERINARY TEAM IN TOWN
We offer a wide array of services:
Small animal medicine • General and Orthopedic Surgery • Dentistry
Digital X-ray (Full Body & Dental) • Ultrasonography on site
Boarding/ Drop Offs • Bathing/ Nail Trimming • House calls available
An emergency visit to the veterinarian can be fraught with stress and emotion. Chances are, if you are coming to see us in the middle of the night, you are very concerned about the well-being of your pet. First, you are trying to decide if you should come in...are the symptoms bad enough? Can they wait until the morning? Then, you have to decide how you are going to get here. Who will be there to greet you? Will your pet receive the same great care overnight that he or she always receives during the day? Here are a few facts about emergency care that may help you better prepare for a trip to the ER:
Fecal exams, intestinal parasites, and stool samples - are just a few of the terms pet owners will hear that relate to their dog or cat's "business". Though it is not particularly something a lot of pet owners want to spend much time thinking about - and who can blame them - our medical staff is always eager to answer the "what", "where", and "how" of intestinal parasites, as well as the "why" fecal exams are an important part of your pet's health care. As the title suggest, we want to give you the full "scoop" on this not-so-touchy topic.
Most of you may remember our team from TVV Lilburn-Stone Mtn. participating in the veterinary outreach program, Project Samana, in the Dominican Republic last November, 2014. As Dr. Carrie McColgan said in her article posted prior to that trip, she envisioned "developing a long-term international program that could be supported and maintained by [our] colleagues at The Village Vets, as well as colleagues from other veterinary practices in the Atlanta area. Dr. McColgan's vision is close to becoming a reality...