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"Dr
was referred by my coworker when we were looking for someone new to address some serious struggles our dog was facing. It is so unfortunate" that we found him during our dogs end of life--I wish we had found him sooner-he is a wonderful veterinarian! He was extremely sensitive, patient, knowledgeable and concerned during each visit regarding our dogs struggles. Our dog had been progressing with the inability to use his back legs. To address this, we visited our regular vet and 2 others throughout the progression for 2nd an 3rd opinions. We felt that the vets were not very helpful and none really had much to offer and did not seem very sensitive to the progression. On our own, we purchased a cart to help him walk but he did not take to the cart. He continued to progress and my co-worker suggested Dr
. He was the first vet to suggest an appointment with a Physical Therapist that works exclusively with dogs to see if she could help him transition to the cart. The PT was also wonderful and offered excellent supports; however, at that point, we feel he had progressed beyond the cart---if only one of the other vets had suggested this sooner. Our dog could no longer walk which brought many other associated challenges. Dr
could not have been more knowledgeable and sensitive to the needs of our dog and our concerns--he even called to follow through after each appointment. We had to make a very difficult decision which is still hard to share; however, our best and most loyal friend could not have had a
vet to be with during his last moments. I would highly recommend Dr
. We do not plan to get another animal because it is so hard at the end but if we did, we would most definitely use Dr
. He is an A+.

-Skip and Adrienne R.

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"My dog was bitten in the eye by another dog and had eyelid repair surgery done at an animal hospital an hour away. I wanted a quick check on the wound to make sure" it wasn't infected and
fit me in right away. They were careful, thorough, and so very compassionate with her and me. I have been bringing my dog there since we got her 4 years ago because I was unhappy with the other two animal clinics I've used near my home. AAC has been excellent at every visit. There is never a wait, the staff is all very nice, and the vets and technicians knowledgeable and very empathetic. I think the highest praise is that my dog gets so excited to go to the vet, as if she's going off for a day at the spa!

-Karina M.

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Hi

The first answer is pretty thorough but I would like to add a few points. 

First.. the type of food you are feeding your dog may be the key.  If you are using a food that is grain, rice or corn based in the first three ingredients, please change to a food that is meat or chicken based.  Many dogs are allergic to grain, rice, wheat and corn and these things are used as primary ingredients in many well known, name brand dog foods.  Secondly, all treats that have these ingredients should be cut out.  It takes weeks to months before a food change can show results so you must be patient.  Jumping from one food to another will be counter-productive. 

Some dogs are so allergic to flea or other insect bites that one or two bites can cause a severe reaction.  Once the itching/scratching cycle begins, it is hard to stop it.  Benadryl is good but I suggest liquid form.  You can get it inexpensively at one of the dollar stores.  The pills take time to break down in the digestive system so you get better and faster results with the liquid.One tsp= 5cc and most dogs of average size can tolerate that much and more if the dog is a larger breed.  

Allergy testing is very expensive and most dogs will test positive to some things.  That does not mean that the itching is coming from those things as many things in the environment can trigger positive test results.  Breaking the cycle of itching is primary and that can be done with prednisone ( short term and last resort after benadryl and bathing), allergy shots( same deal, last resort after easier methods).   This spring and summer have been particularly hard, weather-wise.

Good luck!

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After you search for the company, you should get the "no results" page. Scroll down just a little bit, and you'll see a button and a link that say "Add this provider." Click on that to add them to the List! Thanks for the great question.
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I'm really sorry! It looks like we made some site changes I hadn't noticed before and it made things just a little more confusing (for me, too!). We'll have to look into this to make it easier.
In the meantime, here's what you do:
1) Look for the Submit a Report button. It's yellow and on the right-hand side of the page.
2) Search for the animal cancer care clinic you're looking for. The search box should be inside a yellow bar.
3) You should see a list of potential matches, but on top of those, there should be "add a provider to the List" text in blue, which is where you'll click to get to the add page.

Let me know if you have any trouble. Sorry, again, for this being so confusing.

Veterinarian reviews in Dayton

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It was an awful experience, and I would never go back to them. The veterinarian told me that my dog was going to die and that there was nothing that could be done to save it. Thus, I went to a dog hospital that did save my dog's life.
- tina O.
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They almost killed my dog. They prescribed two medications, that apparently you aren't to mix. He almost died. I took him to the emergency animal hospital and that's when they told me that we cannot use those two medications together. When I called them and told them what the emergency vet said, they said that they didn't know that and that should inform the vet of this. I have not been back since and wouldn't recommend them to anyone.
- Julia I.
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The staff was wonderful - this is my first dog, so I needed a lot of information. They were great about answering all my questions, and processing the tags I needed. My dog loved every single person there, and the doctor is fantastic. Their prices were more than reasonable, and I would highly recommend them to anyone!
- MaryT M.
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I was referred to
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by my trusted vet of now 14 yrs. He referred us for bilateral total hip replacements and there because he was under the impression that because she was a small breed and only 9 months old that they would have the implants custom made. Our Pom has multiple birth defects and AVN of femoral heads was one of them with severe luxation of both patellas. Now first, I do want to say that the vet they assigned us to for consult was great. I really liked her. I was a trauma surgical nurse for 35 years and I am super picky about my families medical care and my pet's medical care. I did my research on her after our consult, she was kind, empathetic, and I discover that she is highly trained in ortho surgery so I was comfortable with her. Ok so I think it's important to address the positive especially if you are addressing negative aspects. I hated how it was so impersonal in terms of the remaining process. I was completely un-accustomed to having our pet family member taken away out of my site. For 30 years of being a pet care giver, I have always been in the room with the vet and actively involved in the process. This is not the case here. So our calm,
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, well adjusted puppy was affected by this and whatever happened out of my site, she was without the support of her "family". Each encounter there, being taken away has resulted in her having residual separation issues and even flips going to the groomers who is a lovely gentle kind older lady. Ok, moving on, I feel the doctor was well trained, and again, I LIKED her, but the procedure charge was $1800 higher than what my vet would have done, speaking of which, if you recall I mentioned that we were going n the premise of bilateral total hip replacements. She wound up having the femoral head removed and the
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fixated on the worse side. She was required to stay overnight in ICU, I assume because of the extent of the surgery and her age. You can't leave her site since that and she flips out. Again, I liked the doctor that was assigned to us, she specialized in Poms and has had Poms herself so besides her training she was personally vested I think. She was really great about emailing me back when I had "nervous grammy" questions. Otherwise I was not happy or comfortable with the experience, excluding the surgeon. I agree with so many of the other reviewers that there is inflated charges and a real assembly line feel and a real disconnect in terms the lack of emotional component to pet care especially for the caregivers. If you are looking for your regular hometown vet vibe....it's NOT there. The surgeon we had I don't think added unnecessary services to pad the bill, however I did hear people in the waiting room rumbling about that sort of thing and were there because of follow up after emergency care. They appear to have a very comprehensive list of specialty services that one would not have access to in their hometown. I think that vets can develop an arrogance with specialties because they feel they are elevated because of their training and expertise. I worked with doctors and surgeons for 35 years with the same mentality. Ignore it. If you have to be involved with a specialist and you don't feel right in their hands, insist on another consult, take control of that. The way they run the hospital generally and their care model is either something you can accept or not. I choose not. Even though I really liked the doctor, I cannot get past how they do things there, so I choose to have my vet, who I really trust, who is a really great old fashioned vet to provide care, perform surgery at an affordable price, but most importantly who demonstrated the care model that I am comfortable with.
- Denise P.
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This is my fourth time at this clinic and all 3 of the vets I've seen have been fantastic. They gave top quality caring medical care, taking the time to answer my questions. The support staff are great. I feel like my pets are in good hands when I go to
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- NANCY Z.
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Our cat was having bloody loose stools. We took him to another cat hospital, but were not happy with the care they provided. Dr.
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explained to us what might cause this condition. She examined our cat, took a stool sample,and took care of his anal glands (no idea what she did there). Then she gave us a medication - an antibiotic. Overall, our experience was very positive.
- Zeynep C.
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About two weeks ago my little Pug/mix (6.5yoa) was demonstrating an issue of frequent urination. It started with squatting too many times to urinate. I took her to my vet, that I have dealt with for several years and they said she had an infection and gave me some meds. Several days passed with no improvement and now more squatting attempts to urinate. I then checked some of her squat spots and they were dry. I took her back to the vet and stated she was still attempting to urinate continuously and appeared to me, to be having trouble. They said she had a urinary track infection, gave me an antibiotic and out we went. A couple of days passed and still no improvement and she was now attempting to urinate in the house. She is 100% potty trained. Buy attempting to urinate in the house, I could see there was no urine being expelled. On a Sunday 8/23/2015, I went back to vet, but they were closed. Sunday afternoon came and went and she was still struggling to urinate. Sunday evening came, no visible urine and I was beginning to panic. At 2am Monday morning it dawned on me to see if I could find an emergency vet. I found
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Veterinarian Hospital was open 24/7. I called, they answered, I grabbed the little dog
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and rushed to the hospital. She was surely in great distress. Never having been there, I had to do some paper work, and it did seem to take (for me) a little too long to get the doctor. Yes, I was in a panic. But... The doctor appeared. She took
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into the examining room, asked me a few questions, went right out with
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and took x-rays and was back in a few minutes. She showed me the x-rays and
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had a bladder full of stones and one or some were blocking her urethra and her bladder was full. She told me
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would need surgery. I agreed. She gave me a price. I agreed. She told me, go home and she would call me once she was able to release her bladder of the blockage, and the surgery was set to do first thing in the morning. It was around 4am now. I went home and waited for the call. She called me about 90 minutes later saying that she was able to unblock the bladder and release the urine. She said that the operating doctor would call me after the surgery. Around four hours later I got the call and the surgery was a success and everything looked fine, and we could visit
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in the evening of Monday. We visited Monday and
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looked good considering all that she had been through the past two weeks and the surgery. I took her home Tuesday afternoon and she was still a little groggy but settled in, probably glad to be home. She ate a little food and had a bit to drink, did her business (a couple of times) and settled in for some needed rest. At discharge they explained thoroughly about the medications she had to take, her activity level, and keeping an eye on the sutures for infection and her licking them. All looks very good.
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even rolls over to
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her belly. She is resting comfortably as I write this review. Though I don't include a great deal of detail on what was done, well, I wasn't there. But, the admitting doctor showed sincere concern for
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's condition. As I stated, once in the examining room, it was all business. The results speak for themselves.
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is well and much better in only two days. I can only be so glad and grateful that they were there for her care. I was explained everything and I was treated well also. Many things could have gone wrong but they didn't and that also speaks of the doctor(s)' efforts. I am sorry that I didn't think of a 24/7 emergency veterinarian, but it ended well. The doctors and staff at the
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Veterinarian Hospital did great work. I am more than satisfied, but again, more grateful they were there!!!! Thanks so much.
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said to thank you all also.
- Philip G.
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They're the best in the country. They're very knowledgeable. I've always had dog with special problems and they've been good at diagnosing them and taking care of them. They kept my dogs that were really sick alive a long time. They had a good quality of life. I don't think other vets could have done that.
- Charlotte L.

Veterinarians in Dayton, OH

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A PET CARE CTR

6880 LOOP RD
Dayton

Advante Members Only

140 E 28 th St

Airway Animal Clinic

4092 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton

ALL PETS ANIMAL HOSPITAL

2567 FAR HILLS AVE
Dayton

ALPHA VETERINARY SERVICES

2515 DAYTON XENIA RD
Dayton

Animal Care Center Of Tiffin

1790 W County Rd 54
Tiffin

Animal Clinic

13995 Lincoln Hwy
Van Wert

Animal M.D. Veterinary Clinic

2624 Wilmington Pike
Dayton

Animal Medical & Emergency Hospital

2527 W Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus

Animal Medical Center of Miamisburg

919 S Main St
Miamisburg

Animal Medical Center of Ontario

2211 Village Mall Dr
Mansfield

Animal Medical Center of Springboro

912 W Central Ave
Springboro

Apple Valley Animal Hospital

1221 Grange Rd
Dayton

Appleseed Valley Veterinary Hospital

2690 Lexington Ave
Mansfield

Ark Veterinary Hospital

3025 Old Airport Rd
Wooster

Ashland Veterinary Clinic

626 E Main St
Ashland

BANFIELD PET HOSPITAL

1705 N BECHTLE AVE
Springfield

BANFIELD THE PET HOSPITAL

2500 N FAIRFIELD RD
Dayton

BANFIELD THE PET HOSPITAL

2028 MIAMISBURG CENTERVILLE RD
Dayton

Beavercreek Animal Hospital

3609 Dayton Xenia Rd
Beavercreek

Bethel Animal Clinic

301 S Main St
New Carlisle

Bigger Road Veterinary Clinic

5655 Bigger Rd
Dayton

Brandywine Hospital For Pets

1384 Brandywine Blvd
Zanesville

Camden Veterinary Service

8555 Dillman Rd
Camden

CANINE UNDERWATER TREADMILL

6237 FAR HILLS AVE
Dayton

Cleveland Road Animal Hospital

2752 Cleveland Rd
Wooster

COUNTY ANIMAL CLINIC

800 N 7th St
Coldwater

Covenant Animal Clinic

115 E Franklin St
Bellbrook

Daisy Hill Animal Hospital

2215 Center St
Ashland

Dayton Animal Hospital Association

6313 Brookville Salem Rd
Clayton

Dayton CARE Center

6405 Clyo Rd
Dayton

DAYTON SOUTH VETERINARY CLINIC

3200 WILMINGTON PIKE
Dayton

Dixie Veterinary Clinic

8970 N Dixie Dr
Dayton

Docton Animal Clinic

10 Kinsey Rd
Xenia

Doylestown Animal Clinic

21 E Clinton St
Doylestown

East High Veterinary Clinic

3012 Windy Ridge Dr
Springfield

Edenwood Veterinary Clinic

4686 S State Route 231
Tiffin

Evergreen Veterinary Hospital

6600 Centerville Business Pkwy
Dayton

FAIRBORN ANIMAL HOSPITAL

2116 PARK HILLS DR
Fairborn

FAR HILLS ANIMAL CLINIC

6240 FAR HILLS AVE
Dayton

FISH VET

54 E SPRING VALLEY PIKE
Dayton

FIVE OAKS MOBILE PET CLINIC

656 KENWOOD AVE
Dayton

Fostoria Pet Hospital

740 Sandusky St
Fostoria

Germantown Animal Health Center

1904 Dayton Germantown Pike
Germantown

Guernsey Veterinary Clinic

2103 E Wheeling Ave
Cambridge

Heidt Veterinary Hospital

845 Shawnee Rd
Lima

HILLS AND DALES VETERINARY CLINIC

3747 S DIXIE DR
Dayton

INDIAN RIPPLE VETERINARY CLINIC

4490 INDIAN RIPPLE RD
Dayton

Johnson Veterinary Clinic LLC

6928 State Rte 245
North Lewisburg

KATHY A JOSEPH DVM

4490 INDIAN RIPPLE RD
Dayton

KETTERING ANIMAL HOSPITAL INC

1600 DELCO PARK DR
Dayton

Lebanon Small Animal Clinic

1196 Oregonia Rd
Lebanon

Logan Animal Clinic

161 Iron St
Logan

Masterson Veterinary Clinic

300 North Dr
Somerset

McClung's Animal Hospital LTD

2822 S State Rte 100
Tiffin

MedVet Dayton

2714 SPRINGBORO RD W
Dayton

Meigs Veterinary Clinic

247 Mulberry Ave
Pomeroy

Mental Health Clinic

4881 Sugar Maple Dr
Dayton

Metz Petz Veterinary Clinic

180 State Rte 309
Ada

MIAMI VALLEY ANIMAL HOSPITAL

1550 E DAVID RD
Dayton

MIAMISBURG ANIMAL HOSPITAL

7319 Cimmaron Sta
Columbus

Middletown Animal Hospital

3615 Grand Ave
Middletown

Milliron Clinic

14025 State Route 550
Athens

NOAH Pet Clinic

2502 State Route 113 E
Milan

Noll Veterinary Hospital

2725 Selma Pike
Springfield

North Side Animal Clinic Inc

1770 US 68 N
Bellefontaine

Northgate Animal Hospital

8668 Troy Pike
Dayton

Northridge Animal Clinic

5340 N Dixie Dr
Dayton

NORWALK VETERINARY MEDICAL CTR

705 US HIGHWAY 20 E
Norwalk

Oak Pointe Veterinary Care

3165 Reese Rd NW
Dover

Ohio Valley Animal Clinic

39350 Union Ave
Pomeroy

OLD TROY PIKE VETERINARY CLNC

5201 TROY PIKE
Dayton

OLD TROY VETERINARY CLINIC INC

5201 OLD TROY PIKE
Dayton

OLDHAM VETERINARY CLINIC

6364 N MAIN ST
Dayton

ORRVILLE VETERINARY CLINIC

1665 N MAIN ST
Orrville

Paint Creek Veterinary Clinic

140 S Washington St
Greenfield

Paws Inn Animal Hospital LLC

8926 Kingsridge Dr
Dayton

PONY EXPRESS VETERINARY HOSPITAL

893 LOWER BELLBROOK RD
Xenia

Ppetsmart - Mansfield

2275 Walker Lake Rd
Mansfield

Proctorville Animal Clinic

16 State St
Proctorville

Rocky River Urgent Care

19895 Detroit Rd
Rocky River

Santoro Animal Services

7540 Harding Hwy
Lima

Scratching Post Cat Hospital & Retreat

133 West Franklin St
Centerville

SHAWNEE ANIMAL CLINIC

101 BIERLY RD
Portsmouth

SHILOH ANIMAL HOSPITAL INC

5321 N MAIN ST
Dayton

Sifferlin Animal Clinic Inc

1636 State Rte
Dover

SOUTHSIDE VETERINARY CLINIC

51 MARCO LN
Dayton

Springfield Animal Hospital

2126 N Limestone Dr
Springfield

Steubenville Veterinary Hospital

146 N 7th St
Steubenville

Stonyridge Veterinary Service Inc

500 Stonyridge Ave
Troy

Suburban Veterinary Clinic

02 E Spring Valley Rd
Dayton

Sugarcreek Animal Clinic

108 W Franklin St
Bellbrook

Sugarcreek Bird Farm

108 S Main St
Bellbrook

TIPP CITY VETERINARY HOSPITAL, INC.

4900 S COUNTY RD 25A
Tipp City

Tippecanoe Veterinary Hospital

5100 S Co Rd 25A
Tipp City

Town & Country Animal Clinic

1008 E Main St
Chillicothe

TOWNE AND COUNTRY ANIMAL CLINIC

801 N BROAD ST
Fairborn

Trenton Animal Hospital, Inc.

614 E State St.
Trenton

Twin Maples Veterinary Hospital

3646 Watertower Ln
Dayton

Upper Heights Veterinary Clnc

8356 Troy Pike
Dayton

Vca Northwood Veterinary Hosp

3681 Middle Urbana Rd
Springfield

Veterinary Alternatives

21 E Ridgeway Dr
Dayton

Veterinary Associates Hospital

1920 Us Route 68 N
Xenia

Veterinary Hospital

1629 Park Ave W
Mansfield

Veterinary Wellness Center

9970 Harrison Ave
Harrison

Waverly Veterinary Hospital Inc.

12420 State Route 104
Waverly

Wayne County Humane Society Inc

1161 Mechanicsburg Rd
Wooster

West Milton Veterinary Clinic

23 Emerick Rd
West Milton

Wheelersburg Animal Hospital Inc

7429 Ohio River Rd
Portsmouth

Wintersville Veterinary Hospital

301 Cadiz Rd
Steubenville

Wolf Creek Veterinary Service

333 Parkview Dr
Millersburg

WOODMAN DRIVE ANIMAL HOSPITAL

5015 RAINIER DR
Dayton

Wooster Animal Clinic

3050 Lincoln Way E
Wooster

ZUNIC VETERINARY CLINIC

2200 W 1ST ST
Springfield

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