Welcome to our FAQ page for your upcoming visit to the vet! Here, you'll find answers to common questions about preparing for your pet's appointment, understanding the procedures, and ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience.
What should I bring to my first visit?
- Fecal sample
- Any records from breeder or previous veterinarian
How do I transport my pet?
- All cats must be in carriers
Dogs must have a collar and leash attached. All retractable leashes must
be locked during the visit
- A secondary, fixed-length leash may be given to ensure your pet remains safe during the visit
What is going to happen during my visit?
- Check in via text and front desk
- Large dogs will be weighed in the lobby
- Wait in lobby with pet
- A technician will bring you and your pet into an exam room
- The technician will review your pet’s medical history and any concerns you have today
- Cats and small dogs will be weighed in the exam room
- The veterinarian will come into the room, perform a physical exam and talk with you
- Depending on the reason for your pet’s visit, the veterinarian and technician will perform any diagnostics, treatments, or vaccinations you discussed
- After the procedures are finished, you will be escorted to the front desk to check out and schedule a follow-up visit.
- You will receive a survey via email asking you about your experience at the hospital
What questions should I ask the vet team?
- What preventatives should I have my pet on?
- What is pet insurance, and should I have it for my pet?
- What vaccinations are recommended for my pet?
- Should I do yearly blood work on my pet?
- When should I schedule my pet’s follow-up appointment?
- When should I plan to have a comprehensive oral health assessment for my pet?
“Everyone is concerned and friendly and both dogs were well taken care of. Thanks!”- Susan C.
“Nikki & Boomer are in good care when they visit Aston Vet. They are both seniors and you give them the best care.”- Elizabeth & J.
“The staff at Aston Veterinary Hospital is exceptional.”- Maureen S.