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Client Care Services

HomeAgain Microchipping

Health Maintenance Services of The Family Pet Clinic

All too often a pet that has run off fails to return home. This is a terrible, frightening situation. We have all seen the sad "lost pet" notices posted throughout our neighborhoods. Getting lost is more than an inconvenience: It's the number one cause of pet death.

Studies have shown that more than 10 million pets get lost each year and about 90 percent would not be returned to their owner unless they have some form of permanent lost pet identification.

This is why the team at The Family Pet Clinic views microchip lost pet IDs as a standard of protection for your pet. With a microchip, your pet can be identified quickly and easily by animal control officers, shelters or at veterinary hospitals. Microchips are safe, unalterable and permanent identification for pets. The entire implant procedure takes less than 10 seconds.

We use the HomeAgain microchip system. The HomeAgain ID system uses microchips that register the animal with a unique identification number that is filed in a database with important contact information. This information can be updated at any time.

HomeAgain membership also offers benefits such as proactive pet recovery and free access to ASPCA Poison Control. HomeAgain also comes with a number of very useful services to pet owners such as their National Pet Recovery Database, Lost Pet Specialists, Rapid Lost Pet Alerts, Lost Pet Medical Insurance, Travel Assistance for Found Pets, and more.

HomeAgain uses technology that is standardized around the world so that your pet's microchip can be read at shelters in a number of countries.

Holistic Veterinary Medicine

Holistic (or integrative or complementary) veterinary medicine is the examination and diagnosis of an animal that considers all aspects of the animal's life and employs all of the practitioner's senses. Treatment is generally a combination of conventional and alternative (and complementary) modalities.

Holistic veterinarians, in addition to providing comprehensive physical examinations, also want to learn about your pet's behaviors, his complete medical and dietary history, and his lifestyle/environment- including his current diet, emotional stresses, and other factors. A thorough understanding of your pet's health helps the staff at The Family Pet Clinic make recommendations and provide you with the appropriate treatment options for improving your pet's health. The techniques used in holistic medicine are gentle, minimally-invasive, and incorporate patient well-being and stress reduction.

In-House Pharmacy

Our in-house pharmacy gives you the benefit of starting your pet's medication as soon as you get home. We are stocked with a broad spectrum of pharmaceuticals used commonly in veterinary medicine that can help your pet recover from an illness or surgical procedure. Our trained staff is knowledgeable about a variety of medications and gives instruction on appropriate administration techniques as well as daily recommended doses. Refills are easy and can be called-in for a quick and efficient pick-up.

End of Life Care

Hospice

Are you having problems caring for a terminally ill pet at home? Does your pet have a medical condition that is painful or causing poor quality of life? Are you afraid that your sick or elderly pet is suffering?

Saying good-bye to a beloved pet is one of the most difficult situations a pet owner will ever experience, but trying to decide when it is time to say good-bye can be even more difficult. There are times when all the capabilities of medical science have been exhausted and euthanasia is the only way to prevent an animal from suffering needlessly. However, the decision regarding when to euthanize is fraught with medical, financial, ethical, and sometimes legal considerations. Euthanasia is therefore a medical procedure that needs to be discussed (however painful that discussion may be) and considered thoroughly before a final decision is made. We want to help you through this difficult time.

The Family Pet Clinic's compassionate, caring professionals can help you through this painful experience. We offer hospice services and work with you to ensure your pet's comfort and dignity during his or her last days and final moments. We strive to accommodate your special requests and answer questions about any part of the end-of-life process.

Deciding when your pet may need hospice care or euthanasia is a very personal and private decision, but that doesn't mean you have to make this difficult choice on your own. Our hospice and humane euthanasia services are conducted with respect, compassion, and care. Before you struggle through one more day with a sick, elderly, or terminally ill pet that is suffering, call us to learn how we can help.

Euthanasia

Euthanasia and tending to your pet's remains are two of the most difficult issues for many people to consider. Asking the question means confronting fear, guilt, and grief.

Euthanasia methods are designed to cause minimal pain and distress. Talk to a veterinarian or staff member at The Family Pet Clinic about pet euthanasia long before it becomes an issue. Find out about your options, make some key decisions ahead of time, and ask us to add this information to your pet's record.

Taking the time to plan, as challenging as it may be, will lessen the pain and discomfort for you and your pet in the event this option ever has to be considered. Ask us about our crematory and burial services.

All of us at The Family Pet Clinic will do our best to help you prepare for these important issues with the compassion and sensitivity they require.

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