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5732 Rowan RdNew Port Richey, FL 34653
Wonderful vet and would recommend to anybody!
43695 Us Highway 19 NTarpon Springs, FL 34689
I like this place a lot they are very clean and I know they take good care of my Chip. Thank you so much for your care and kindness we will back.
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The Support staff is excellent, loving, attentive, friendly, and helpful in every way.All the Veterinarians are Top Notch, willing to explain everything in detail, they spent a lot of time answering my questions and examining my fur baby.
I took my 15 year old fur baby to animal care center for dental surgery....3 hours after discharge my baby passed away....when I called the clinic in panic about his breathing....I was told if still concerned, bring him in the morning...please please please get a second opinion
This vet is so money hungry they will not authorize a prescription to be filled by ANY online pharmacy. They tell you they are concerned about the quality of the medication and they would just feel horrible if something happened to your pet as a result of a medication for a questionable source. Not buying it. i have delt with trusted online pharmacys for years with no issues. This is their way of trying to squueze another few bucks out of you or should i say double what the online pharmacy wants. I asked about price match they responded NO WAY!!!
Trinity Pet Hospital has cared for my cats and my foster cats for the five years I've lived in Florida. Not only are they excellent at what they do, they are kind and compassionate people. Dr Lamb gets all the hard cases from the rescue groups I work with. He treats these cats with the same level of care and compassion he does my own cats. Yesterday I had an appointment for one and then had another cat hurt. They said of course bring the second cat too, Dr Lamb would see him. I couldn't believe what Jay B wrote about them. His comments were abusive and totally uncalled for. He wasn't reviewing a business, he was attacking people working there. I would hope he would reconsider his attitude and act in a civilized manner. Pictured is Miracle, a nearly dead kitten saved by cold hearted Kim who came in early and mumbling Dr Lamb. No one could have done more for her than these amazing people
I called to make an appointment for my 11 year old male lab mix because he was straining to urinate with a small amount of blood. We made an appointment for the next day, after taking him out for the second time that day I noticed he was actually just passing blood at this point and called right then and they gave me an appointment for the time it would take me to get him there. They were all extremely helpful and sympathetic to a very urgent and stressful situation. As we arrived their sense of urgency to have him seen was great and only did what was necessary . One of the BEST experiences at a vet I have ever had.They took the situation seriously but also did not use that s an excuse to charge for unnecessary testing. So thank you again to Dr. Richmond, Tech Marissa and Receptionist Yvette for taking care of not only Mason but myself from start to finish. Mason is doing well and we will be back for our annual checkup.
Dr. Maldonado is wonderful. I first met him when I found a sick feral kitten that I brought in to help and could not be saved unfortunately. He was very principled yet very compassion not cold and after talking he was direct with the way he advised euthanizing the kitten. It was a hard decision but I was glad I was met by him in that instant having to make a tough decision like that on the spot. Since then I have brought various of my fur babies in to see him and I continue to feel he exceeds my expectations. Dr. Maldonado communicates in a professional yet very empathetic way, which I really appreciate. You can tell he really cares and won't sugar coat anything. I have been to several Veterinarians offices over the years in diff counties, was feeling very disappointed and discouraged. Meeting Dr. Maldonado has been a breath of fresh air. He is very Present, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. I'm very satisfied and I feel Blessed to have him as a nearby resource to all my pets needs
They are wonderful !!! Always available.reasonably priced. Very nice staff.very happy here. I wikk always bring my crew here! They also take care of my goat never charging much. I kove this vet office!!
First of all I would like to see the review below is Despicable anybody who would use such adjectives to describe a woman or a professional no one should take advice from !Now I will briefly I'll go through my experience at Trinity Pet Hospital I have a 9 year old pitbull the doctor Lamb not only got him out of liver failure but he now is helping me with his seizure disorder he is kept my dog alive and I'm ever grateful for Trinity pet hospital and their wonderful staff I've been with Dr.Lamb 9 years and I will continue to go to Dr. Lamb for as long as he's practicing medicine he is a brilliant man and a brilliant doctor and has a wonderful staff none of which are mean uncaring they're all loving and compassionate that man if you wantvto call him thst or whoever that cowered is should be ashamed of themselves that they would write such a classless thing I've seen in my life there's other ways of reviewing people.
This week we made the painful decision to have our beloved 16 years old Lab euthanized. From the moment we set foot in the clinic, the staff tried to make us as comfortable as possible. We were immediately escorted to a roomy examination room where they had laid a nice comforter for our dog to lay on. They took care of all the paperwork & when Dr. Channell came in, she took the time to pet Gage & explain to us what was going to happen. It was very peaceful & with no pain or stress for our boy. Though heartbroken, we have the comfort of knowing that he was surrounded by his loved ones & by caring & professional people. The next day, the florist delivered flowers from the hospital. I am so grateful to them & would all-heartedly recommend them.
Dr. Lamb and his staff are amazing. They are all extremely compassionate and friendly! I moved from Tampa to Trinity and since my cat HATES riding in the car, it would be terrible to have to bring him back to Tampa to go to his vet. I loved his vet in Tampa, but it just wasn't practical. I called Trinity Pet Hospital and made an appointment. From the first appointment and every one since, my concerns were properly addressed. I was concerned that my cat had feline hyperesthesia, but other vets weren't taking me seriously and chalked it up as other things - even when I had videos which pretty much showed that he had it. I went to Dr. Lamb and he examined my cat, took into consideration any symptoms I saw, and viewed the videos and came to an accurate diagnosis of feline hyperesthesia. He didn't pawn it off as something it's not. My cat was having breathing issues and I brought him in. Dr. Lamb and his staff thoroughly examined my cat and came to an accurate diagnosis again. He gave me a number of options and explained the process and game plan from here on out. When I went to pay, it was much cheaper than I thought it would be. He didn't just tell me the most expensive option was the only option - he gave me all of my options. I highly recommend them!
Choosing the right vet for your pet can be tough. After all, your furry friend can't tell you how he or she feels about the doctor. Even though you're not the one treated by the vet, whoever your animal sees is obviously your decision. Since many veterinary diseases and injuries can turn into emergencies very quickly, it's important to have a go-to vet. This way, you can ensure you'll know whom to see when your animal needs care.
Speak to your friends and family about vets who've treated their pets. You can even talk to your groomer or an animal shelter worker for referrals. When you visit the clinics you've been referred to, check that the facility is clean, animals are separated and the staff is calm and courteous. Not all clinics are American Animal Hospital Association accredited. This accreditation isn't a legal necessity, though a clinic that's AAHA-accredited is guaranteed to offer high-quality medical care. To receive accreditation, the clinic has to meet the AAHA's standards in the areas of facility, equipment and quality care.
If you're looking for a specialist, you want to make sure he or she is board-certified to practice in that specific area of animal medicine. You'll want to make sure your vet is also convenient to visit, so there are factors to take into account.
The type of animal you own should play a part in which vet you choose as well. While your options are vast if you have a dog or cat, you may have to visit an avian clinic for your bird or an exotics clinic for your snake.
Just as there are many types of doctors, there are many types of vets. Some focus on livestock or house pets, while others may specialize in dentistry or surgery. They may work in a veterinary clinic or zoo, working specifically with the animals housed there, or travel to farms to work with livestock. Since horse racing and other equestrian activities are so popular, some vets are trained to work just with horses.
Diseases, like malaria and yellow fever are also transmitted through animals. Some vets have insight to diseases that affect both humans and animals. Vets have contributed to the treatment and cure of many diseases that plagued both humans and their furry friends.
Government agencies employ veterinarians as well. When an animal comes from a foreign land, these vets quarantine them and check for any diseases that may be present in an effort to control new diseases that can be brought into the country. Other Specific types of vets include:
A vet assistant works alongside the veterinarian and helps out around the clinic. In some cases, they may assist vets in surgery or restrain struggling animals during tests or lab work. The everyday duties of a veterinary assistant include; monitoring and caring for animals after surgery, keeping medical records, cleaning animals' teeth, feeding and bathing them, cleaning cages, sterilizing surgical equipment, giving animals medication, collecting samples for testing and performing laboratory tests, and offering grief counseling to pet owners.
It's a good idea to bring your pet to the vet regularly. This way, he or she becomes familiar and comfortable with the care providers, and you can stay on top of your pet's preventative care. If the animal is small enough, bring it to the office in a carrier. Just as you visit the doctor for a yearly check up, you should bring in your pet for regular check ups as well. During a routine veterinary visit, the vet will probably begin by asking you if there have been any changes in your pet's behavior or habits.
The vet will then take your pet's vitals, like weight, temperature, pulse and respiration rate, and perform a physical examination of the pet. During a physical exam, the vet checks the abdomen for swollen organs, and the legs, feet and joints for any potential problems. Depending on the age, breed or condition of your pet, your veterinarian may also check the eyes, ears and mouth.
When your vet conducts a full body examination, he or she will check out your pet's coat and skin, noting any hair loss, itchy spots or lumps. Keep note of your animal's shedding habits so you can let the vet know if anything seems abnormal. The vet will check for parasites, fleas, ticks, mites and heartworms as well.
Vaccinations are also important to your pet, especially if you have a cat or a dog, and your vet will suggest that you make sure they're current. Keeping up to date with vaccinations can prevent your furry friend from getting distemper, rabies, hepatitis and lyme disease. Some vaccinations last longer than others, so speak to your doctor about staying caught up with your animal's shots.
Just like your own health insurance, you want to make sure your animal is covered before he or she needs veterinary services. Some common animal surgeries can cost thousands of dollars, and you don't want to end up having to foot a surprise bill that costs more than your paycheck.
There's no set price for pet health insurance. Costs can depend on factors such as where you live, the age and breed of your pet, and how much coverage you want. Before you take out a pet insurance policy, you'll want to meet with your vet to go over what he or she thinks your animal should be covered for. Many vets believe that you should make sure cancer, chronic disease, hereditary and congenital disease, and common breed-related medical conditions are all addressed in your policy.
Some pet owners can't afford insurance for their pet, so there are other options to make paying for surprise pet visits as easy as possible. Some pet stores have wellness plans - which tend to be much cheaper than an insurance policy - that offer shots, check ups, screenings and discounts on various procedures your pet may need. A lot of veterinary offices offer payment plans for pricey procedures as well, as long as you have decent credit history. For a last-ditch option, there are even privately funded organizations that offer pet owners financial aid for their pet's treatments.