Find the Right Veterinarian for
or List your Veterinary
Most of our pets will need to see a
veterinarian (vet) at some time or other.
Hopefully it will only be for a general
check-up or vaccinations and not due to illness
or an accident.
Your veterinarian can assist with a range of
issues from treating an injury or illness right
through to diets and grooming. The local vet is
basically the animal equivalent of the family
doctor. They are usually the first port of call
for any medical problems for pets.
If you live in a large city you will probably
have a choice of tens or even hundreds of vets,
as well as many specialist vets, however if you
live in a smaller town there may only the one
veterinary practice or possibly even none at
Do you live in a more remote
Chances are that the nearest vet could be
hundreds of kilometres away and may need to drive
for many hours to reach you. It's not uncommon
for a vet in some parts of the world to actually
use light aircraft to reach more remote
communities or locations.
A typical example is in Australia where a vet
may fly out to an outback cattle station to carry
out mass vaccinations or health inspections.
Similar situations are common in many other
Whatever the reason, a visit to the vet should
not be a traumatic experience for you or your
pet, although it can be very unsettling if your
best friend is sick or injured.
Are you comfortable with your
Having a veterinarian that both you and your
pet are comfortable with will certainly help to
reduce the stress and anxiety associated with a
visit to the vet, whether it be for a regular
check up or in the event of something more
Just as with the family doctor, if you or your
pet don't feel comfortable with a particular vet,
there's nothing wrong with finding another one
that you do feel comfortable with. You may also
wish to get the pet's records transferred across
so that the new vet has a medical history for
This could be a bit difficult though if you
live somewhere that only has the one vet
So how do I find a vet?
There's lots of ways, such as a recommendation
from a friend, telephone directories, business
directories, internet search (especially if you
are in a remote area), or a referral from your
Do you operate a
veterinary practice? Then list it for
free here on My-Pet-Care-Directory.com. Help
people who are searching for a vet to find you.
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find what they are looking for.
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Bayleaf Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA
accredited, full-service animal hospital
that has served the Raleigh community since
1982. We are the only independent
The doctors and staff at Eye Care for
Animals (ECFA) are committed to providing
the highest level of medical and surgical
ophthalmic care available. Animals
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