Join Date: Mar 2007
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Contact your local GRCA and see who the members their use.
When I moved, I was leaving a vet practice that I had been going to since I was 9 years old, they knew my voice when I called. It was hard trying to figure out which vet to use for a new one. My vet told me to talk to many people that had dogs, and sooner or later you will hear the same names. I had it down to about 4, and went and visitted each one in person. Just talking to whoever was at the front desk, you can get somewhat of an idea of what is like.
On the websites now, you can see how up to date their equipment is, do they have ultrasound machines etc. For me, it is also important to have more than one vet at the practice, hours and how close.
Another thing is to ask the vet which emergency clinic they use. I know my new vet specifically told me not to use the one that is closeby but to use one that is a few cities over.
Marie, Brady, MacKenzie and Sailor