Have you noticed that your pet seems to develop jaws of steel when it's time for a dose of medicine? As you struggle to pry apart your furry friend's teeth, you know you only have one chance to dr ...View Article
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This is my domain: Treatment. If your pet needs to have blood drawn for a heartworm test, or have something special done, like get a wound cleaned or be given subcutaneous fluids, the staff will bring him back here. Sometimes, when no one is around, I put on my scrubs and grab an otoscope and stethoscope 'cause you never know when they'll need an extra doctor around. Behind me are the shelves for injectables, the microscope for fecal checks, and the centrifuge for spinning down blood before we send it out to the lab.
<< This half of Treatment is usually reserved for pulling blood, doing nail trims, bandaging, and setting splints. Tables also make an excellent perching spot.
>> And here's the other half. On these tables we clip up and intubate animals before heading into surgery, and we do our dentals on the sink table.
<< Here's where we keep our stock and fill out prescriptions. In the background are two of the exam room doors.