Woodbridge Pet Owner Services

woodbridge pet microchippingAffordable Pet Microchipping Your Cat or Dog

We have all seen the sad lost pet notices posted throughout our neighborhoods. When your pet gets lost, however, it's more than just an inconvenience: It's the number one cause of pet death. Studies have shown more than 10 million pets get lost each year and approximately 90% of those found would not be returned to their owner if they hadn't had some form of permanent lost pet identification.

The team at Staples Mill Animal Hospital considers pet microchipping in Woodbridge such a fundamental part of protecting your pet that we offer implantation at a significant discount. There is also a nominal, one-time fee to register the chip's unique identification number, which is filed in a database with your contact information. This information can be updated at any time at no additional charge.

With a microchip, your pet can be identified quickly and easily by animal control officers, shelters or at veterinary hospitals around the world. Microchips are safe, unalterable and permanent identification for pets. The entire implant procedure takes less than 10 seconds.

Your Veterinary Pharmacy

The availability of your pet's prescription medication from our in-house pharmacy — quickly, at the right dose and with accurate instructions — is another way we work hard to be your partner in the care of your Woodbridge pet. We will also provide you with detailed instructions on the medication's use, discuss any side effects or interactions and even administer the first dose for you if possible. When it comes to the special medications for pets, no regular pharmacy can guarantee the same comprehensive inventory or level of service.

For your convenience, we maintain an inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. If your pet requires a prescription diet we do not carry, we may be able to order it for you.

Ensuring you have convenient, timely access to competitively priced medications and other pet care products is an important aspect of our veterinary practice. Refills are easy, too. Simply give us a call at (703) 897-0010 or send us a request online.

End-of-Life Planning for Woodbridge Pets

For many pet owners, even thinking about their pet's final days is difficult and emotional. Our pets are a part of our family. It is this strong bond, born from years of loyal companionship, that makes this time particularly hard to bear.

We encourage you to talk with our veterinary healthcare team about these issues before they become an urgent matter. Find out about your options, make some key decisions ahead of time and ask us to add this information to your pet's record. Taking the time to plan, as challenging as it may be, will lessen the pain and stress for you and your pet.

All of us at Staples Mill Animal Hospital will do our best to help you prepare for these important issues with the compassion and sensitivity they require.

If you would like more information about the pet care services that Staples Mill Animal Hospital offers or to schedule an appointment at our animal hospital in Woodbridge, please call (703) 897-0100.