St Francis of Assisi Vet Med Center
8615 Potranco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78251
I was new to SA and needed to find a vet for my golden retreiver and found this vet. The first time I brought him there they were very good with him so I continued to bring him for about 1 1/2 years until something horrible happend. I had him boarded at a different facility and brought him home and noticed he was breathing weird so we brought him to an emergency clinic since it was Sunday and they diagnosed him with a punctured lung. So the next day picked him up to bring him to his regular vet (this one) and told us it'll heal on its own and it'll take a few days, so we brought him home and he wasnt getting any better so the next day we brought him back and they did xrays and said he still had fluid around there but not that much and we just need to give it time to heal and have him heal where the emergency vet put needles in him to get the liquid out. So again we go home and he's getting worse so we call the vet again let them know that something isnt right, he's not eating, drinking, sleeping, and wont even lay down and the vet told us to come pick up this shot to give him that will ease his pain so we did. It did nothing so we called back and the vet said he's just going to have to suck it up and deal with the pain it'll only last a few more days. The next morning came around and my dog could hardly walk, breathe, and was foaming at the mouth so i called the vet and told them im bring my dog in and told them whats happening. We got him there, caried him in and his vet wasnt there so the vet there that day took him back and came back out and said were going to refere you to this other clinic near stoneoak but I'm just letting you know he probably wont make it. 5 min later get called back to the back where they had him and the vet was doing chest compressions to him and giving him a shot in the heart to revive him which didnt work. Standing there seeing my 5 year old golden died brought me to my knees, I couldnt believe my dog that i considered my child was dead and i looked up at the vet and asked what happend and all he did was look at me and say "i dont know". Instead of bringing me back to a room to discuss what next, right after he was dead they asked so what do you want to do with him. I decided on cremation and left with so much hatred and hurt. Went to go pick him up when it was ready and get there and they bring out a wood box and the bill, so i ask them i left here with him still wearing his colar and tag and leash and she said, oh they probably cremated that too so it's all in there. Never again will i go back there b/c i never again want to watch a pet of mine dying but be told he's fine he needs to suck it up.