Desert Tails Animal Clinic Services!
We’re pleased to offer the following services in our Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic:
Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.
We perform all common surgical procedures at Desert Tails Animal Clinic. Common surgical procedures that we perform include:
- Spaying and Neutering
- Laceration repair
- Tumor removal
- Dental cleanings
We offer in house blood work, IV catheters and IV fluids to all our patients.
What can I expect on surgery day?
The doctor and a trained technician closely monitor your pet throughout the surgery. We also utilize computerized equipment to monitor your pet’s heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure and blood oxygen saturation during surgery. The doctor wears cap, mask, sterile gown, and sterile gloves.
After surgeries, patients are recovered quietly. Our trained staff will give your pet all the attention necessary to ensure a smooth recovery.
Do I need an appointment
Non-emergency surgeries are scheduled by appointment. We are staffed for surgeries on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Please call if you discover you cannot keep your appointment. Patients undergoing a surgical procedure must be current on all vaccines.
Is there any before or after care?
All surgeries are performed on an out-patient basis. Drop off is at 8:00amwith pick up generally between 2 and 4pm the same day. We will provide you with specific home-care instructions when you pick your pet up.
Emergency and Urgent Care
We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 6 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle the medical care necessary for your pet. Emergencies can be things such as rattle snake poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency and refer you to a 24 hour emergency or speciality facility if warranted.