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Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some questions/answers that we are frequently asked. If you have additional questions that aren't covered here, please feel free to give us a call at Kenosha Animal Hospital.
Our hospital is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm. On Tuesdays we are open from 8:00am to 7:30pm. On Saturdays we are open from 8:00am until 11:30am. The clinic is closed on Sundays and holidays.
2. Do I need to have an appointment?
Yes, patients are seen by appointment.
3. What forms of payment do you accept?
Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express and Care Credit.
4. Can I make payments?
Payment is required at the time of service. However, we do accept Care Credit which does allow you to make payments over time. To see if you qualify, visit www.carecredit.com.
5. At what age can I have my pet spayed or neutered?
Spaying or neutering is typically recommended around 6 months of age. Your pet is given an exam prior to surgery to help determine whether your pet is healthy enough to undergo the surgical procedure. Current vaccinations are required at the time of surgery. We also require a negative fecal test as well as pre-anesthetic blood screening prior to undergoing anesthesia and surgery.
6. What is the pre-anesthetic blood screening?
This is a blood test that is run here in the clinic prior to surgery. It tests the organ functions, blood counts and clotting function of your pet. The pre-anesthetic blood screening is done to assure safety during surgery and the ability to heal following surgery.
7. How long do the sutures stay in after my pet's surgery?
Procedures involving sutures usually require them to be removed in 10-14 days following the surgery. However, each patient is unique and your doctor will discuss the follow up guidelines with you at the time of discharge.
8. Is it a good idea to let my pet have at least one litter?
No, there is no advantage to letting your pet have one litter. However there are plenty of advantages to having you pet spayed or neutered. These advantages include decreasing the chances of breast tumors later in life, decreasing the chance of cystic ovaries and uterine infections later in life, decreasing the desire to roam the neighborhood, decreasing the incidence of prostate cancer later in life, helping prevent spraying and marking, and also decreases the surplus of unwanted puppies and kittens.
9. Do you board pets?
Yes, we do boarding for our established clients. We have boarding space for both dogs and cats. We do have very strict Boarding Policies & Procedures that we adhere to. Please contact our office for more information at 262-658-3533.
10. What are your kennels like?
Our dog kennels are all indoor. The dogs are taken outside in our fenced in area 3 times daily while they are boarding. The cat boarders are housed in a separate area away from the dogs. Blankets and food are provided for all of our boarders and elevated beds are provided for our canine companions.