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Congratulations, you’re a pet parent! Apart from getting the new member of the family settled in, you also have the responsibility of providing them with quality healthcare. Finding the right vet for your pet is like finding a good doctor for your family, it has to be the right fit. This may be quite a challenge, but with a few key points, you’ll be well on your way.
Finding a vet entails more than just looking for someone with exceptional medical skills. It will be worthwhile to consider the following:
Area of Expertise. Knowing your potential veterinarian’s area of expertise will help you decide whether or not they are the right fit for your pet’s needs.
Good Rapport with Patients. Recommendations are often the best way to get an honest opinion about services. A reputable vet with friendly staff makes it easier to trust that your furry friend will be in good hands.
Location. Not only is it convenient, it’s also a good idea to opt for a vet who is within easy reach in case your pet needs urgent attention.
Neat and Clean. Hygiene is an important part of any healthcare site. Schedule a visit to take a tour around your potential vet’s clinic; this will also be the perfect time to ask questions and find out more about their services.
Look for Accreditation. Animal clinics that are accredited meet high veterinary care standards as they are thoroughly investigated in areas such as (but not limited to) emergency services, pain management, radiology and pathology services.
While these pointers seems pretty straight forward, the search for a good quality vet is time consuming and can be challenging. Therefore it’s important to start looking for a vet at the same time you start planning to get a pet.
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