Behavior Tips

For Pet Owners

We do everything we can to provide a calm, low stress environment for our patients to minimize their stress as much as possible when coming into our practice, but sometimes sending home a mild sedation medication is the best way to make sure your pet has a comfortable visit. We do need to see your pet within the last 12 months in order to dispense any medication however once the examination is complete, if the Doctor has prescribed sedatives for your pet then we can schedule another appointment for you to come back with your pet after giving the medication to complete any treatments or services that are needed. You can also keep this medication on hand for future visits.

Here are some tips to help your pet have the best experience possible.

Cats

Come by the practice before your appointment and we will give you complimentary cat pheromone wipes called Feliway for your cat’s carrier which will help to reduce stress during the car rides. Bring your cat’s carrier out in the open the night before your appointment and wipe it with the Feliway wipe and leave it in the same room as your cat overnight with the carrier door open. If your appointment is later in the day then it would be a good idea to wipe the carrier a few times, up to a half hour before your appointment. If it works well for your kitty you can also purchase it in a spray, or a diffuser for your home! Click here to learn more about Feliway.

Dogs

The same company that makes Feliway, also makes a product called Adaptil which is a pheromone spray for dogs that will help to reduce stress and anxiety. Give us a call if you would like to stop by and purchase a bottle before your appointment. Click here to learn more about Adaptil.

Behavior Tips

For Pet Owners

We do everything we can to provide a calm, low stress environment for our patients to minimize their stress as much as possible when coming into our practice, but sometimes sending home a mild sedation medication is the best way to make sure your pet has a comfortable visit. We do need to see your pet within the last 12 months in order to dispense any medication however once the examination is complete, if the Doctor has prescribed sedatives for your pet then we can schedule another appointment for you to come back with your pet after giving the medication to complete any treatments or services that are needed. You can also keep this medication on hand for future visits.

Here are some tips to help your pet have the best experience possible.

Cats

Come by the practice before your appointment and we will give you complimentary cat pheromone wipes called Feliway for your cat’s carrier which will help to reduce stress during the car rides. Bring your cat’s carrier out in the open the night before your appointment and wipe it with the Feliway wipe and leave it in the same room as your cat overnight with the carrier door open. If your appointment is later in the day then it would be a good idea to wipe the carrier a few times, up to a half hour before your appointment. If it works well for your kitty you can also purchase it in a spray, or a diffuser for your home! Click here to learn more about Feliway.

Dogs

The same company that makes Feliway, also makes a product called Adaptil which is a pheromone spray for dogs that will help to reduce stress and anxiety. Give us a call if you would like to stop by and purchase a bottle before your appointment. Click here to learn more about Adaptil.