What are the pros and cons of a house call vet?

What are the pros and cons of a house call vet?

Here are some pros and cons of house call veterinary visits. (Dr. Deb Bias Alert: I prefer to do my medicine in the office.) Convenience, plain and simple. If you have difficulty getting about, or if your pet is a senior, is handicapped or difficult to transport for any number of reasons, a house call vet may be a life saver.

Why are there so many house call Vets?

Scheduling. Simply because of the ground some house call vets cover, you may not be able to get your vet to your house in a timely fashion. This may mean going to an unfamiliar vet. I see a lot of house call patients at my hospital because the house call vet simply wasn’t available. Time Management.

When to take your pet to a house call vet?

If you have difficulty getting about, or if your pet is a senior, is handicapped or difficult to transport for any number of reasons, a house call vet may be a life saver. Less Stress on the Pet. Some animals hate the animal hospital. They begin shaking when you turn that corner, or pull into the parking lot.

Can a traveling vet do a bare bones exam?

Some traveling vets have fully equipped hospital vans, making more services possible. Many, however, can only offer bare bones exams. Scheduling. Simply because of the ground some house call vets cover, you may not be able to get your vet to your house in a timely fashion. This may mean going to an unfamiliar vet.

Here are some pros and cons of house call veterinary visits. (Dr. Deb Bias Alert: I prefer to do my medicine in the office.) Convenience, plain and simple. If you have difficulty getting about, or if your pet is a senior, is handicapped or difficult to transport for any number of reasons, a house call vet may be a life saver.

Why do I keep going to the same veterinarian?

Most have nothing but good things to say about the doctors, technicians, and support staff, but every now and then, I’ll hear a comment that makes me think, “Why do you keep going back?” Over the years I’ve compiled a mental list of warning signs that the veterinary-patient-client relationship is not all that it should be.

If you have difficulty getting about, or if your pet is a senior, is handicapped or difficult to transport for any number of reasons, a house call vet may be a life saver. Less Stress on the Pet. Some animals hate the animal hospital. They begin shaking when you turn that corner, or pull into the parking lot.

Scheduling. Simply because of the ground some house call vets cover, you may not be able to get your vet to your house in a timely fashion. This may mean going to an unfamiliar vet. I see a lot of house call patients at my hospital because the house call vet simply wasn’t available. Time Management.