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10807 Kuykendahl Rd Ste 406Spring, TX 77382
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26947 Interstate 45Spring, TX 77380
From Business: Serving The Woodlands community for over 27 years, Veterinary Medical Center of The Woodlands (formerly Best Friends Veterinary Hospital) is a full-service veteri…
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I called to make an appt for my 8 year old great Dane. I'd never been there before with my pet. The young lady Amber Answered the phone put me on hold for 8 minutes. She was very rude and Four Seasons could have gained a client but do to her rudeness. I chose to go somewhere else.
When I first moved up here I needed to find a good vet since I had 3 dogs and was referred to this vet. I should've done more research. I wish I could give them a big 0 instead of a 1. Based on my experience with Dr. Debra Garrison and this clinic I will NEVER recommend them to anyone who asks. I would caution everyone to ask several different people who have pets about a good vet before making a decision. Because if you don't it could cost you your pet's life. I wish I had asked around more because if I had maybe I would still have my beloved family member alive and happy with me.
I picked this clinic due to the great reviews and it's less than a minute from my house. Making the appointment was easy and everyone was nice the first time I went. My adopted dog has heartworms and I told Dr. Graham I was currently doing the slow kill method(what they had been doing for him before I rescued him) and that if he had too many I'd do the treatment. So she showed me prices of what I'd owe and I told her as soon as I could afford the very expensive treatment I'd do it but until then I was going to continue the slow kill, which is meds. Everything was great until I needed his medicine. A lady at the front desk said that she'd have to put in a medicine request form, which I understand. I didn't hear anything by a week so I called and they had no record of it. So I asked again to have one of the vets approve it. They called back by a day or two and told me Dr. Amyx said my dog didn't need it because he had already had it. He had never even seen my dog or talked to me so he made a quick decision without much knowledge of my dogs health. To do the slow kill the dog has to go on and off the antibiotic. So I asked to pleas leave Dr. Graham a message. Didn't hear anything so I called a few times after that. She was never available or called back. Finally Almost a month later I go up there. She wasn't working and Dr. Amyx was on a "long phone call". A girl at the front said cone back tomorrow. I did and the lady said oh she's by appointment only. So I left a note with the front desk manager that I had been getting tossed around and that I just needed the meds for my dog. Dr. Graham did call me a few hours after I left and said she was sorry that she didn't get any of my messages. By this time I was irritated but I get sometimes staff looses stuff. She said they would be calling me Monday to pick up his medicine. That was weeks ago and I haven't heard a damn thing. So now I'll be taking my $1500+ for his treatment somewhere else.
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Overall ...Amazing!!! ...They truly care about animals and about there clients ... ...Outstanding..Friendly Customer service ..as well a the level of care and compassion for furbabies ...Texas Litter Control is my go to ......
I wish I could upload pictures of Squeaker to this review but I am unable to do so. Let me just say that I received word that my cat is being returned to me and they will not perform surgery even after they said a tech would pay for surgery and take ownership. I regret now that I even brought up that I felt slighted and that I would post a review on Yelp. To keep him from further pain my ex is driving to the clinic today to pick up the cat and have him euthanized somewhere else if we can't find another vet that will help him. Below is my Facebook post describing the situation to my friends, once I settle down and gather myself I will look into writing an organised and more thoughtful critique of this business which seems to care more about Yelp reviews and their 5 star rating then its patients.
In short, Cypresswood Animal Clinic killed our kitten. Through a combination of cost savings and incompetent procedures what started as a routine neutering turned in to $~1800 worth of completely avoidable but ultimately futile treatment. Their failures were many but I will keep this brief. To save them money on medication our kitten was administered an overdose of a drug (Oral Meloxicam) very specifically meant for dogs only. The drug destroyed his kidneys and burned through his gastrointestinal tract as he suffered dehydrated and in pain. When confronted with the costs incurred they refused to pay on the grounds that their business makes less than $~1800/day, as if that makes it OK shuck responsibility. If you value your pets take them elsewhere.
Went in and saw a new doctor. Jack F. McKemie DVM. Very nice, helpful. My dog was feeling better in no time.
It's always worrisome to find a new vet when you move and have an issue with your pet. I am happy to have found and I highly recommend Four Seasons Veterinary Hospital for their concern and professionalism.Everyone has been friendly and attentive to all of my questions. I feel that my pet is being cared for by a qualified staff.
Dr. Clara Scott and her team deserve praise for their compassion and diligence when dealing with an older dog. Our dog, Buster was very sick and needed emergency attention, which he got from them. Buster did not make it unfortunately, but the staff was very sympathetic and caring.Would reccommend to anyone! I have been going to Dr. Scott ever since she opened. When we get another buddy in our lives again, we will take him to Dr. Scott and her amazing team.Mike and Sharyn Jackson
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.