Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.
All cats, even indoor cats, are at risk for parasites that can make them, and you, very sick. Below is a list of the external and internal parasites that your feline family member should be protected from.
Feline leukemia virus suppresses a cat’s immune system and increases their risk of infection, anemia and cancer. Cats are more likely to become infected when they are young, but may not show signs for years.
There is no denying the benefits of having dogs and cats in our life, but as is true with all things, there are many downsides that some owners are unaware of such as diseases that can be passed on to humans.
Lyme disease is becoming a larger and more important topic in the veterinary community. Not only because of its risk towards our pets, but also for the rick it poses towards humans. Lyme disease is a bacterial disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) that is transmitted by the Deer Tick (Ixodes scapularis). Most doctors will tell you that […]
The 4Dx Plus Test, from Idexx Reference Laboratories, is a blood test that can be run at Bedford South Veterinary Hospital. It is recommended to run this test annually to help prevent the following tick-borne diseases:
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.
1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
3. OPERATING HOURS
We are OPEN with the following hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Sunday: Closed
NEW PET OWNERS
Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.
Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!
- Your dedicated team at PetFocus Veterinary Hospital - Bedford South