Our clients and staff are the heart and soul of our veterinary hospital. In order to keep ourselves and our clients safe and healthy we would like to share a few new temporary guidelines due to COVID-19 to keep in mind when visiting our hospital. We are following the current recommendations of the AVMA and CDC and will update those recommendations and change our policies as needed.
Extra Precautions Being Taken & What To Expect
We have taken extra measures to implement even more rigorous than usual cleaning schedule and additional cleaning procedures that include disinfecting all door handles, front counter, credit card machines, and other frequently touched surfaces in the clinic. We will continue very frequent hand washing and ask our staff not to come to work if they or someone in their family is coughing, has a fever, or sick in any way.
Our doctors may choose to examine your pet in an exam room. You will be directed into an exam room upon arrival rather than waiting in the lobby. However, please understand that no hand shaking, or close contact will be initiated. This means that we may have to take your pet into the back treatment area to take temperatures, give vaccines and perform exams and nail trims as some owners like to hold their animals during this procedure. Alternatively, in order to increase social distancing, if you would prefer the option we can take your pet from your car when you arrive, bringing them inside for their examination and returning them to you outside in your car when they are finished. Simply call us at 307-472-5105 when you arrive. Patient history and payment information may be taken over the phone as well. During this time please be aware that this change may increase wait times and/or appointment times so please plan accordingly. We are, of course, allowing owners to come in for final good-byes for any euthanized pet.
Puppies get their first vaccinations at 6-8 weeks. Make sure to get health records for your new puppy so you know what vaccinations they have already received and have a written record of those vaccines.