Stress Free Visits

We strive to provide pets with visits that are as calm and stress free as possible. Our feline exam room is equipped with a Feliway diffuser, which disperses a calming pheromone to help relieve stress in cats. We play classical music in the exam room and have a fleece-covered heating pad on the exam table to provide more comfort for cats. Our exam table has a non-slip, cushioned surface to help your pet feel comfortable during their examination.To keep stress low, we do try our best to get cats in exam rooms as soon as they arrive; however, if a room is not available, we do have a “kitty corner” in our lobby, which is an area to set cat carriers up and away from other pets. Feliway is kept here as well and can be spritzed on a towel placed near the cat to help keep them calm while they wait.

Our canine exam room is equipped with an Adaptil diffuser, which disperses a calming pheromone to help relieve stress in dogs. We play classical music in the exam room and place a yoga mat on the floor to help dogs who may need more mobility support. We offer treats to help keep the exam a positive experience; for some dogs, it is helpful to bring them on an empty stomach so that they are hungry enough to accept treats. If your dog gets nervous around strange dogs/people in the lobby, you can always call us from the parking lot to make sure we have an exam room open to bring you into right away.

Please let our receptionist know if your dog or cat is uncomfortable in any way. We strive to make every visit a positive experience for our patients!