BluePearl Pet Hospital | Malvern, PA | Our Vets (2022)

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BluePearl Pet Hospital | Malvern, PA | Our Vets (1)

Maya Aharon

DVM, DACVECC

Critical Care

Maya Aharon

DVM, DACVECC

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Critical Care

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Maya Aharon is passionate about all aspects of caring for critically ill patients and helping their families.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, The Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Dr. Aharon enjoys spending time with her cats, dog and two-legged family members.

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Craig Clifford

MS, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Oncology

Craig Clifford

MS, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Craig Clifford runs all oncology-based clinical trials at BluePearl Malvern. He is an active member of over 15 veterinary advisory boards, performs educational lectures worldwide and is constantly publishing his own research and writings on oncology.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Master of Science, Avian Virology, University of Delaware, Newark

Dr. Clifford has a wife, two sons and two dogs. They love to travel and often make vacations of business lectures.

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Evan Ducker

DVM

Radiation Oncology

Evan Ducker

DVM

BluePearl Veterinarian

Radiation Oncology

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA
  • BluePearl Veterinary CyberKnife Cancer Center Malvern, PA

Dr. Evan Ducker is especially interested in innovative applications of palliative care.

  • Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture – Biological Science, University of Georgia, Athens

Dr. Ducker is a huge soccer fan and enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs, Nala and Isaac. He’s looking forward to trying new restaurants in the Philadelphia area.

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Tom Garg

VMD

(Video) Being BluePearl

Emergency Medicine

Tom Garg

VMD

BluePearl Veterinarian

Emergency Medicine

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Tom Garg has been practicing emergency medicine for over 20 years. He has a special interest in emergency surgery and in developing ways to expand the use of technology in veterinary medicine to improve the quality of care that patients receive.

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Dr. Garg serves as the chair of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation’s Henry’s Helping Paw Fund, a nonprofit that delivers pet food to homebound seniors and disabled persons who are unable to take advantage of more traditional pet food banks.

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Siobhan Haney

MS, VMD, DACVR-RO, MBA

Radiation Oncology

Siobhan Haney

MS, VMD, DACVR-RO, MBA

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA
  • BluePearl Veterinary CyberKnife Cancer Center Malvern, PA

Dr. Siobhan Haney has lectured both nationally and internationally. In addition, she has authored and co-authored several studies on conventional and stereotactic radiation treatments in companion animals.

  • Master of Business Administration, Penn State University, State College, PA
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology-Radiation Oncology
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, Tufts University, Grafton, MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Science, Biology, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Outside of work, Dr. Haney enjoys organizing and decluttering, fine art, old homes, late night Netflix marathons, riding her Peloton and spending time with her two energetic children and her husband, who is also a veterinarian.

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Kim Hsu

DVM, MSc, DACVO

Ophthalmology

Kim Hsu

DVM, MSc, DACVO

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

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Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Kimberly Hsu loves everything about eyes and is fortunate to be one of only a handful of veterinary ophthalmologists across North America trained to perform retinal reattachment surgery. Including retinal diseases, her other areas of special interest are cataract surgery and corneal disease and surgery. She also specializes in other eye procedures such as corneal surgery and cataract and lens surgery.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Eye Care for Animals, Wheeling, IL
  • Master of Clinical Science, Veterinary Ophthalmology, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, England
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Biology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Hsu is originally from Calgary, Canada and resides in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, with her husband, their three children, a fluffy white dog named Molly and an orange cat named Mac. When not providing exceptional eye care for pets, Dr. Hsu enjoys CrossFit training, yoga and exploring new places with her family.

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Kristin Kicenuik

DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Oncology

Kristin Kicenuik

DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Kristin Kicenuik takes pleasure in fostering the human-animal bond and in helping animals to live longer and more comfortable lives in spite of their cancer diagnosis. She has a special interest in translational medicine and believes that having knowledge of the behavior and treatment of cancer in dogs and in people can ultimately benefit both species.

Dr. Kicenuik finds lymphoma, melanoma and osteosarcoma the most gratifying to treat.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Medical Oncology, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Medical and Radiation Oncology, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biologic Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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Outside of work, Dr. Kicenuik enjoys spending time with her fiancé and poodle mix, Winnie, outdoors hiking, kayaking and traveling.

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Abby Meltzer

VMD

Internal Medicine

Abby Meltzer

VMD

BluePearl Veterinarian

Internal Medicine

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Abby Meltzer finds endocrine disorders, immune-mediated diseases and gastrointestinal disorders the most gratifying to treat.

  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Hope Advanced Veterinary Center, Vienna, VA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences. Wellesley College, MA

Dr. Meltzer enjoys cooking, travelling, going to musicals and extensive ice cream flavor testing with her partner.

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Grace Anne Mengel

VMD

Emergency Medicine

Grace Anne Mengel

VMD

BluePearl Veterinarian

Emergency Medicine

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Grace Anne Mengel has extensive experience in both emergency and general practice medicine serving in many medical roles. She has a special interest in working with law enforcement, working, and sporting dogs.

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Villanova University, PA

Dr. Mengel and her four weimaraners enjoy training and participating in performance sports including field trails, hunt tests, agility, obedience, and conformation shows. Her favorite activity is hiking with her dogs in beautiful open spaces.

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Sarah Muhrer

DVM

Emergency Medicine

Sarah Muhrer

DVM

BluePearl Veterinarian

Emergency Medicine

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Sarah Muhrer has over 10 years of emergency care experience. She finds multi-trauma cases and toxicities the most gratifying to treat.

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Metropolitan Veterinary Associates, Norristown, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Outside of work, Dr. Muhrer loves competing in competitive dog sports with her border collie Epi and rescue dog Cadence. She also has a cat named Artemis and a turtle named Carapace who she has taught to do tricks.

When she’s not with her talented pets, Dr. Muhrer spends her time traveling and playing ultimate frisbee.

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Christine Mullin

VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)

Oncology

Christine Mullin

VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)

BluePearl Veterinarian

(Video) All For Animals TV #66 Pet Cancer Awareness with BluePearl Pet Hospital

Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Christine Mullin has been board certified in medical oncology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine since 2015. She has conducted bench top research in osteosarcoma, has authored and coauthored multiple journal articles, provided webinars on topics in veterinary oncology for the Veterinary Information Network and presented regional education lectures for veterinarians and support staff. She currently serves on the Northeast Veterinary Cooperative Oncology Group committee as well as the ACVIM General Examination rating committee.

Dr. Mullin has a strong interest in clinical research and has served as co-investigator for several clinical trials. She finds treatment of hematologic malignancies and osteosarcoma most gratifying.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Oncology Service LLC, Washington DC
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, PA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, College of New Jersey, Ewing

Outside of work, Dr. Mullin enjoys spending time with her husband and their two cats.

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Paul G. Orsini

DVM, DACVS, DAVDC

Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Paul G. Orsini

DVM, DACVS, DAVDC

BluePearl Affiliated Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Paul Orsini is particularly interested in comparative dentistry, oral surgery, cleft palate repair and treating periodontal disease.

  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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Janet Peralta

DVM

Internal Medicine

Janet Peralta

DVM

BluePearl Veterinarian

Internal Medicine

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Janet Peralta is especially interested in endocrinology, gastrointestinal and liver disease, respiratory disease and feline medicine.

  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cook College, New Brunswick NJ

Dr. Peralta grew up in Lima, Peru. She likes to cook Peruvian cuisine, read and visit family and friends abroad.

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Sandra Perkowski

VMD, PhD, CVMA, DACVAA

Anesthesiology & Pain Management

Sandra Perkowski

VMD, PhD, CVMA, DACVAA

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia

Anesthesiology & Pain Management

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA
  • BluePearl Veterinary CyberKnife Cancer Center Malvern, PA

Dr. Sandra Perkowski has a special interest in anesthesia for critical care patients and pain management for both companion animals and equine patients.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Physiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Psychology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Dr. Perkowski enjoys spending time on her farm with her six horses and participating in field trials with her three Weimaraners.

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Rebecca Risbon

VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)

Oncology

Rebecca Risbon

VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Rebecca Risbon’s clinical interests include immunotherapy, targeted therapy and canine histiocytic sarcoma.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Dr. Risbon and her husband have one son, and the family has two black labs, Franklin and Willowbee. She enjoys traveling, reading, running, and hiking with her dogs.

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Scott Roberts

VMD, DACVS-SA

Surgery

Scott Roberts

VMD, DACVS-SA

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal

Surgery

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Scott Roberts’ interests include both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. He considers it a priority to educate general practitioners and colleagues on the newest advances in veterinary surgery.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Middlebury College, VT

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Curtis Schelling

MS, VMD, DACVR

Diagnostic Imaging

Curtis Schelling

MS, VMD, DACVR

BluePearl Affiliated Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology

Diagnostic Imaging

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Curtis Schelling was one of the first radiology specialists to serve the needs of veterinarians by bringing ultrasound, CT and MRI imaging technology into private practice. He has over 31 years of diagnostic imaging experience, including more than 170,000 thoracic and abdominal ultrasound patient studies and 8,500 ultrasound-guided interventional procedures.

Dr. Schelling’s present focus is providing timely access and meaningful diagnostic results for patients referred through an outpatient diagnostic ultrasound imaging service.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Veterinary Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Science, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX

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Kevin Shanley

DVM, DACVD

Dermatology

Kevin Shanley

DVM, DACVD

BluePearl Veterinarian

Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology

Dermatology

Servicing Locations

  • BluePearl Pet Hospital Malvern, PA

Dr. Kevin Shanley is passionate about helping pets find relief from allergies, ear diseases, autoimmune skin diseases and adverse drug reactions. He has taught veterinary dermatology students, given lectures around the world and published numerous articles in veterinary journals.

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Residency, Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
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FAQs

Who is BluePearl owned by? ›

In October 2015, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital was acquired by Mars Petcare division. This acquisition resulted in Mars Petcare, who also owns Banfield Pet hospital and pet food brands such as Royal Canin and Pedigree, becoming the largest pet nutrition and veterinary care provider in the world.

Can I negotiate with my vet? ›

Call different vets and ask what they might charge. You can go with the cheaper option or go back to your original vet and let them know someone else will charge less. In some cases, negotiating with your vet might go nowhere. If that happens, you can simply go elsewhere and get the same service.

What is MedVet? ›

MedVet, with headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, is a widely recognized and growing group of emergency and specialty referral veterinary hospitals for companion animals.

How many locations does Blue Pearl vet have? ›

Remarkable Pets. Need Remarkable Care

We have over 100 specialty & emergency pet hospitals across the country.

When did Mars buy BluePearl? ›

In 2015, BluePearl made the decision to join the Mars family, an iconic, family-owned organization that has demonstrated a significant commitment to helping pets.

Does Mars own BluePearl? ›

Mars Petcare announced Oct. 9 it will acquire BluePearl, the nation's biggest chain of companion animal specialty and emergency care clinics. Mars Petcare owns Banfield Pet Hospital and pet food brands such as Royal Canin and Pedigree, making it the largest pet nutrition and veterinary care provider in the world.

How do I ask my vet for a discount? ›

You are a loving pet parent who wants the best for your pet. As such, you shouldn't be afraid to ask for a discount. When you do, let your veterinarian know that you value their time and expertise and, although you understand that their services are worth every penny, be honest about your financial hardship.

What can I do for a sick dog with no money? ›

How Can I Help My Sick Dog if I Have No Money?
  1. Ask for a payment plan. Talk with your vet frankly about your economic situation. ...
  2. Find a free or low-cost clinic. ...
  3. Look for a veterinary teaching college. ...
  4. Financial and natural disaster assistance. ...
  5. Cancer assistance.
27 Jul 2022

Why do vet bills cost so much? ›

Vet care costs have increased because of the rising prices for drug and pharmaceutical products, while new technologies and the latest medical equipment are more expensive, explained Mark Rosati, assistant director of media relations for the American Veterinary Medical Association,over email.

How many MedVet locations are there? ›

Locations: We are home to a 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art hospital covering 14 veterinary specialties in Columbus, Ohio. MedVet has 22 locations including those in Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Idaho, and Michigan.

Is kennel cough an emergency? ›

It is highly contagious but not normally life-threatening so, in most cases, emergency treatment is not required. But it can, occasionally, progress to something more serious so be sure to keep a close eye on your dog.

What is the Blue Pearl? ›

The blue pearl, also known as nila bindu, is a tiny point in the crown chakra that is the seed of Consciousness, or the higher Soul. Located within the pineal gland, it is also known as the mental jewel. In yoga, the blue pearl can be activated through meditation and poses that target the crown chakra.

Does Mars own Petsmart? ›

Part of the Mars, Incorporated family of companies, Banfield owns clinics in the United States, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Founded in 1955, the company operates many of its 1,000 plus clinics inside PetSmart stores.
...
Banfield Pet Hospital.
TypeSubsidiary of Mars, Incorporated
Websitewww.banfield.com
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What brands does Mars own? ›

Our 50+ global brands include PEDIGREE®, Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition, WHISKAS®, ROYAL CANIN®, AniCura, WISDOM PANEL™ and VCA™.

How much did Mars pay for VCA? ›

(NASDAQ:WOOF) today announced that they have entered an agreement under which Mars will acquire all of the outstanding shares of VCA for $93 per share, or a total value of approximately $9.1 billion including $1.4 billion in outstanding debt.

What Vets Do MARS own? ›

Our veterinary businesses
  • AniCura.
  • Antech Diagnostics / Sound.
  • Asia Veterinary Diagnostics.
  • Banfield.
  • BluePearl.
  • Linnaeus.
  • Mount Pleasant Veterinary Group.
  • VCA Animal Hospitals.

What does VCA stand for? ›

Originally called Veterinary Centers of America Inc., VCA was started in 1986 by founders who included brothers Robert and Arthur Antin.

Who bought VETgirl? ›

Co-founder of VETgirl, the #1 online veterinary continuing education veterinary platform for veterinary professionals. VETgirl is now part of the MARS family.

Do all vets charge the same price? ›

Two vets may be charging around the same amount for any given treatment. But pet owners have to rely on their vets being honest about what treatments are actually required. An unscrupulous vet could recommend all sorts of expensive procedures and tests.

Can the vet keep my cat if I can't pay? ›

IF THE AMOUNT DUE FOR VETERINARY SERVICES HAS NOT BEEN PAID WITHIN 10 DAYS AFTER THE PAYMENT HAS BECOME DUE, A VETERINARIAN MAY KEEP AN ANIMAL AFTER TREATMENT AND THE ANIMAL IS THEN CONSIDERED LIENED. A LIEN IS THE RIGHT TO HOLD ANOTHER'S PROPERTY UNTIL THE DEBT ON IT IS PAID.

Can I take my cat to the vet if I have no money? ›

If your pet needs services that are beyond your financial means and you have exhausted all options, speak with your veterinarian. They may have a pet fund available. Hospitals have created these funds to help owners experiencing financial difficulty.

How can I help my dog pass away? ›

Comforting a Dying Dog
  1. Stay Close to Them. Many dogs will seek comfort during this time and may desire more attention and care. ...
  2. Don't Introduce Your Dog to New People or Places. ...
  3. Maintain Normal Activities as Long as Your Dog Is Able. ...
  4. Talk to Your Vet If Medication Is Needed.
16 Aug 2018

What can I give my dog to relieve his pain? ›

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, help reduce swelling, stiffness, and joint pain in humans, and they can do the same for your dog.
...
There are some of the available NSAIDs just for dogs:
  • carprofen (Novox or Rimadyl)
  • deracoxib (Deramaxx)
  • firocoxib (Previcox)
  • meloxicam (Metacam )
  • grapipant (Galliprant)
23 Jan 2022

What is the first signs of parvo in a dog? ›

Some of the signs of parvovirus include lethargy; loss of appetite; abdominal pain and bloating; fever or low body temperature (hypothermia); vomiting; and severe, often bloody, diarrhea. Persistent vomiting and diarrhea can cause rapid dehydration, and damage to the intestines and immune system can cause septic shock.

Why do vets overcharge for medication? ›

Your vet has no place to store bulk amounts of medications and has to purchase smaller quantities. Hence, he or she doesn't get the bulk rate discount, forcing them to overcharge. Plus, there's an overhead cost for keeping the medication in stock and a loss risk if it expires while sitting on its shelf.

How much does it cost to drain fluid from dog? ›

Cost of Surgery To Drain Excess Fluid in Dogs

As drainage of fluid is a relatively straightforward procedure, most owners can expect the price to be below $600. However, depending on the length of time that the dog needs the drain in place, this price could increase substantially.

How much is a vet visit NYC? ›

Nationwide veterinary costs for dogs
City, StateAverage price for routine check-upAverage price for dental cleaning
New York, NY$67.95$394.95
Seattle, WA$64.95$380.95
Chicago, IL$63.95$373.95
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Who started MedVet? ›

By 1977, the shareholders had increased to 30, and the business was incorporated as the Columbus Veterinary Emergency Service (CVES). MedVet was founded in 1988 by Dr. William DeHoff and Dr. James W.

What questions should I ask at a vet contract? ›

Things you want to ask about production contracts:
  • Are there any items on which I receive lower production or no production? Do these items change? ...
  • How often is the production bonus paid? How often do I receive a production statement? ...
  • Do you have negative accrual? ...
  • What do you expect for production?
22 Mar 2018

How do vets negotiate salary? ›

Here are three tips for negotiating salary and benefits:
  1. Do not bring up the subject of money until the employer does. Why? ...
  2. Do not provide a specific salary figure when the subject is initially broached. ...
  3. Do not accept the first offer (with a caveat).
1 Oct 2019

What does no negative accrual mean? ›

A negative accrual occurs when associates have been paid more in a certain time period than their calculated production earnings. In this case, they end up owing the practice money, which is typically deducted from future paychecks.

How does a dog get an ultrasound? ›

During an ultrasound, the veterinarian uses a computer with a handheld probe. The probe is moved across the surface of the skin over the site of interest. The sound waves generated by the ultrasound are not harmful or painful to the cat or dog.

What is vet contract? ›

Legal vetting of contracts requires the person to do a very intense check of intent, clauses, recitals, and risk to protect a client's needs, as well as facilitate a definite transaction flow.

How do I ask a vet for a raise? ›

This is critical. If you're asking for more money, it's important to show how you're going to help your owner afford the increase.
...
How to ask for a raise
  1. Start the conversation with gratitude. ...
  2. Announce your intention to do more for the practice. ...
  3. Get the owner's buy-in. ...
  4. Thank the owner.
13 Oct 2014

How do I ask a vet tech for a raise? ›

Consider how much you want (or need) your current salary to increase, including how much you believe you're worth based on those important market conversations. Then, ask for an increase of approximately 50% more than you're hoping to get. If you're immediately granted that amount, great!

What kind of vets get paid the most? ›

Average salaries for a veterinarian vary, but we found that the highest paid specialty in the industry is Ophthalmology, with AVMA reporting annual incomes of $199K+. Pathologists and Lab Animal Specialists weren't far behind, with average salaries of $157K to $169K.

Do vets make money on prescriptions? ›

Most human drugs are purchased at pharmacies, but the nation's 90,000 veterinarians sell most of the nation's pet medicines. And they make money on every prescription they dispense. About 58 percent of all pet-medicine sales take place at veterinary clinics, according to market researcher Packaged Facts.

How much does a vet tech make? ›

How Much Does a Veterinary Technologist and Technician Make? Veterinary Technologists and Technicians made a median salary of $36,260 in 2020. The best-paid 25 percent made $43,890 that year, while the lowest-paid 25 percent made $30,030.

Can an ultrasound detect tumors in dogs? ›

Ultrasounds look at a pet's organs and allow veterinarians to locate, assess, and diagnose pregnancy, tumors, blockages, or other internal events. Ultrasounds can pick up information better than x-rays. Ultrasounds can also assist veterinarians in discovering cancer, tumors, tears, and so much more.

Do they put dogs under anesthesia for ultrasound? ›

Anesthesia is not usually needed for most ultrasound examinations, unless biopsies are to be taken. The technique is totally painless and most dogs will lie comfortably while the scan is being performed. Occasionally, if the dog is very frightened or fractious, a sedative may be necessary.

How much is a ultrasound for dogs? ›

Expertise: Ultrasounds can be done by a general practice vet or a sonogram specialist. At a general practice, you can expect to pay between $300 – $350. The cost of a sonogram specialist is closer to $500 – $600.

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Introduction: My name is Virgilio Hermann JD, I am a fine, gifted, beautiful, encouraging, kind, talented, zealous person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.