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Frequently Asked Questions

Doctors Office for Pets FAQS

There is no question too big or too small for our veterinary team. Below are some answers to our most common questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Doctors Office for Pets FAQs

What are your hours?

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm – 5:00pm
(Closed from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm for lunch)
Sat-Sun: Closed


It’s common to wonder if your pet is suffering from a medical emergency. As a rule of thumb, if something doesn’t feel quite right, call us. We’ll walk you through the problem and help you decide whether or not you should come see us. If you have a clear and present emergency condition, please come see us immediately away.

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There are numerous advantages to spaying or neutering your pet. The surgery can help your dog or cat live a longer, healthier life by preventing them from reproducing.

You’re protecting your pet from potentially fatal infections, reproductive tract diseases, and various types of cancer by spaying or neutering him or her. Furthermore, spaying or neutering your pet will aid in the control of the dog and cat overpopulation problem, keeping more animals out of shelters.

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At Doctors Office for Pets, we can conduct practically any procedure your cat or dog may require, or we may refer you to the appropriate professional for assistance. At our clinic, our skilled veterinarians offer a wide range of surgical services, from routine to complex procedures.

Our veterinary team goes to great lengths to ensure that your pet receives the best possible care. Before surgery, we perform a physical examination and pre-anesthetic tests, monitor your pet during surgery, and administer pain medication as needed to keep your pet comfortable during recovery.

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How do you request an appointment?

At Doctors Office for Pets, you can easily request an appointment via PetDesk or by calling our office at 530-587-5144.


Because no single vaccination plan will be ideal for every pet in every situation, we will work with you and your pet on an individually to ensure that they are getting exactly what they need to stay healthy. Our doctors and staff are well-versed in veterinary vaccines and can provide you with the best advice to help your pet live a longer life.

Vaccines can help prevent our pets from a variety of dangerous infectious infections. Vaccines for deadly diseases have saved millions of pets over the years, and they have nearly eliminated some fatal diseases that were once common.

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Grain Free Diets

We recommend diets with grains. There has been a link between pets on a grain-free diet and heart disease. Click here for more information.

Heartworm Prevention

Heartworms are transmitted to dogs by mosquitoes. Without the monthly administration of a heartworm preventative, your pet could be at risk for a potentially deadly illness of the heart and lungs. Sadly, many animals don’t show symptoms until the disease is advanced, if at all. At Doctors Office for Pets, we understand that year-round prevention is the only guarantee that your pet won’t suffer from this infestation.