A visit to the vet can mean: juggling your schedule to make an appointment, fitting your pet in its carrier, the car ride, a long wait in a crowded lobby, pet hair or stains in your car…
All these are stressful events for pets and people alike! This stress can be compounded for housebound or multiple pet owners. House call veterinarians offer many conveniences that traditional animal hospitals cannot. One of the biggest of those is overcoming the fear and trauma that many animals experience when taken from their home to a veterinary hospital. Many animals release pheromones (chemical scent signals) under traumatic conditions that linger in the air and may cause fear reactions in animals that detect them. With one simple phone call or email, All Pets Mobile Vets comes to your pet’s familiar environment, at a convenient time.
In a one-on-one setting, the singular focus is on your pet’s health. The Veterinarian will spend uninterrupted, quality time with you and your pet. He will also be able to make environmental observations that may improve your pet’s health.
House calls are a simple solution for the elderly, handicapped and busy people who would rather be seen in the comfort of their own homes at a time convenient to them.
By examining your pet in its own environment, where it is more secure (and hopefully less aggressive), your house call veterinarian can better evaluate behaviour and conditions which may be caused or aggravated by their environment. In addition, there is a lower risk of being exposed to diseases that may be present outside or in a hospital waiting room. This is especially important for very young or very old pets that do not have good immunity and for pets with weakened immune systems.