At All Creatures Veterinary services, we believe it is important to build and maintain a strong relationship with you and your’ dog to promote the healthiest, most loving experience possible. To enhance this relationship, the staff at All Creatures is Fear Free certified. We recommend annual wellness examinations which allow us to catch a potential problem well before it becomes serious – as with humans, early detection and diagnosis is often the key in preventing serious problems from developing. The immune and organ systems of a healthy canine are much better able to fight off a disease or an illness before it becomes a severe problem.
About Vaccines: We support the selective use of vaccines. Vaccines are given based on individual dogs’ risk of exposure and lifestyle, geographic location and health status. You will be an active partner in making vaccination decisions for your pet and we will respect the choices you have when vaccinating your pet.
About Diet: Food choices are not a matter of right or wrong, black or white. As a dogs’ nutritional needs change during their lifetime, we will help you make intelligent choices that will fulfill your dogs’ needs.
Parasite, Flea, Tick and Heartworm Control: It is extremely important for both your canine companion and your entire family that parasite prevention is always addressed. Some of the most common dog parasites can pose a substantial health risk to people as well. We will discuss a variety of alternative treatments to use against common parasites such as ticks, fleas and heartworm. We will discuss which option is best for your pet by factoring in your priorities, your pet’s general health and the environmental conditions in your geographical location.
Spay and Neuter Surgery: All Creatures Veterinary Services recommends that all non-breeding dogs be spayed or neutered. The best time to spay your dog is between 6-8 months of age, when they are puppies, to gain the most health benefits from the surgery. We use the most modern anesthesia protocol so that your pet is at minimal risk. Neutering can often be delayed until a male dog has fully matured.
Communication: Please always feel comfortable asking questions or our entire staff. There are no stupid questions, we want you to always feel confident in the way you are caring for your dog and the care we are providing.