Dog & Cat Sick Pet Exams in Burford

We know that your beloved pet is a precious part of your life, one that brings you and your family joy and unconditional friendship. Returning this love and dedication back to them is something very special. We understand it can be heart-wrenching to see your dog or cat experiencing sudden negative symptoms and discomfort. Unfortunately, they can't tell you what's wrong. It's important to help those who cannot help themselves, and quickly addressing any pressing health concerns is vital to preventing serious issues.

At Burford Veterinary Hospital, we handle sick pet requests swiftly. Our animal-loving veterinarian team is passionate about providing your beloved pets with excellent and attentive care. We work to provide sharp insight into diagnosis and possible solutions moving forward. We proudly serve and protect the dogs and cats of the local Burford community and surrounding areas of Simcoe, Brantford, Woodstock, and Paris. Our veterinarian practice will do everything in our power and expertise to relieve your pet of their discomfort and work toward getting them back to full health. If you have a sick pet, contact our office immediately and get your pet the gentle and reliable care they deserve.


Our Advanced Sick Pet Services

One of the cornerstones of effective modern veterinary services is the quality of the tools. We understand that getting to the root of your pet's issue should be done swiftly and with care. Our in-house technology excels at expediting and increasing accuracy in diagnostics and treatments.

Once you bring your ailing pet into our office, we will perform a brisk but comprehensive exam. This includes carefully checking your pet's ears, eyes, nose, teeth, heart, lungs, and even fecal examinations if necessary for added thoroughness. Then we can conduct a full body x-ray on your pet to provide vital insight into any issues that may lie under the surface. Our practice can also provide ultrasound services and diagnostic procedures for your pregnant pet, and we offer C-section operations if such an urgency occurs. We take the diagnostic side of urgent pet care very seriously, identifying the problem in depth before moving forward and providing solutions.

Your Pet's Comfort is Important to Us

We understand that a trip to a vet office for a sick pet exam can be a harrowing experience for an animal. Compound that with negative symptoms, and their level of anxiety can be significant. Our seasoned, passionate team always prioritizes the comfort of you and your pet. We will respect your animal's space when we can, always use gentle voices, and allow intervals of relaxation when possible.

Rest assured that we are an experienced veterinary practice that has handled many ailing pets over our 27 years of experience. During countless health crisis scenarios, we have become strong, respectful, and capable vet professionals equipped for many situations. We will do whatever we can to provide excellent and effective pet care regardless of the obstacle.

Sick Pet Exam FAQs

We understand that when your pet is sick or exhibiting strange, concerning symptoms it can cause anxiety and produce many questions. Our friendly and supportive staff are ready to answer any questions and help alleviate your concerns upon arrival. Some frequently asked questions are:

Why does my pet need an exam?

There are many signs and symptoms of a pet needing an examination from one of our trusted veterinarians. Some of the indicators your pet needs our assistance include, but are not limited to:

  • Vomiting
  • Limping
  • Lethargy
  • Labored Breathing
  • Diarrhea
  • Not Eating

Depending on the issue, additional testing may be required. Our goal is to help your pet recover as quickly as possible with as few follow-up visits as possible. We will always discuss treatment options, costs, and recovery times with you before moving forward with any procedures.

Yes. Our veterinarians want you and your pet to be as comfortable and at ease as possible throughout a sick visit and know your presence can be calming for your pet. We will communicate clearly about what we are doing and why, along with explaining any tests or procedures. Our team does everything in our power to isolate and identify the cause of the issue in a swift manner so you and your pet can get back to enjoying life.

Reliable Veterinary Clinic

At Burford Veterinary Hospital, we have the passion and expertise to handle all your sick pet's needs. We know the heart-breaking anxiety one can feel while watching a beloved animal in pain or discomfort for unknown reasons. Our team will always strive to provide tender, respectful care with the compassion you and your furry family member deserve. Let us help ease the discomfort your dog or cat is experiencing and stabilize their condition so that the cause can be investigated and treated.

We are ready and able to welcome you and your pet into our clean office. Contact us today to find out about our sick pet services!