When you acquire an animal, it can have an emotional connection as a member of your family, be a source of bragging rights especially when it comes to competitions and shows, or meat/milk value for food consumption. Regardless, its life span is immediately in your hands.
Not only is providing food, water, shelter, training and nurturing appropriate social behaviour the humane thing to do, maintaining its good health and your ensuring it reproduces responsibly is your obligation. You can have peace of mind and get so much more enjoyment out of your animal(s) when they are healthy. Ask us about services you may not see listed below.
Common Services for all Species
Health Certificates - Travel
No one likes to see an animal suffer and this is where we come in. In partnering with you, us veterinarians can recommend preventive care options, investigate the source(s) of problems and make early diagnosis of diseases affecting major organ systems. This means your animal's quality of life is maintained, potentially increasing its lifespan, which equates to more memorable moments with them for you.
Species Specific Services
Herd Health and Production Medicine - Cattle • Goats • Sheep • Pigs • Poultry
When you have multiple animals destined for food consumption, their life spans are limited. Maximizing their growth potential with adequate nutrition gives you value for money. However, not only is feed efficiency a factor, but the withdrawal time after drug treatment for ailments prior to its slaughter is critical. Request an appointment to obtain nutrition advice, surgery, preventive care and/or humane slaughter.
Nutrition - Prevent Metabolic Issues
Dental Work (Equine Dental Bermuda*)
Companion Animal Medicine - Dogs • Cats • Birds • Rabbits • Pocket Pets
Us veterinarians are trained to assist you with the lifelong journey of your chosen pet companion. Keep your walking partner with its tail wags, licks, cuddles and happy or protective barks up to par. Let's not forget your cat's meow and cheerful chirps for bird owners.
Minor Illness Care (Non-Emergency)
Anal Gland Expression
Ask Us About Second Opinions
Are you searching for answers and treating your animals on your own? Due to misdiagnosis, inappropriate drug dosages, wrong routes of administration or even the wrong drug given to a particular animal species (no, not all human medicines can be given to animals), animals suffer unnecessarily. Recognise you have choices and options when it comes to your pet's health and trust your veterinarian, who is the professional. Feel free to ask VetSmith about a second opinion regarding a diagnosis, treatment or prognosis. This serves to ensure you are getting the best knowledge to make informed decisions for your pet.