DeWitt Animal Hospital, P.C.

5620 Thompson Road
DeWitt , NY 13214

(315)446-1200

www.dewittanimalhospital.org

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 (315)446-1200.

1. What are the Hospital hours?

   Our hospital is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 7:00pm. On Saturdays we are open from 8:00am until 4:00pm. On Sundays we are open 8:00am to 12:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

2. Do I need to have an appointment?

    Yes. Appointments should be made in advance. We have a Doctor available Monday - Saturday. 

3. What forms of payment do you accept?

     Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, and Care Credit

4. Can I make payments?

    No, payment is required at the time of service.

5. At what age can I have my pet spayed or neutered?

   Spaying or neutering can be done at approximately 5 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. A pre-anesthetic blood screen is recommended prior to undergoing anesthesia and surgery.

6.  What is the pre-anesthetic blood screening?

   A series of blood tests that are run in the clinic prior to surgery. They test organ function, 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 require them to be removed in 10-14 days following the surgery.

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, decreasing the chance of cystic ovaries and uterine infections, decreasing the desire to roam, decreasing the incidence of prostate cancer, 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 clients. We have boarding space for both dogs and cats. We also board birds and other small animals, but you will be required to bring your own cage and food for your pet.

10.  What are your kennels like?

   Our dog kennels are indoor/outdoor. The dogs are let outside within their individual kennel 3 times daily while they are boarding. The cat boarders are housed in a separate area away from the dogs. We do provide blankets and food for our boarders, however; we suggest bringing your dogs food from home to avoid any gastric upset.

We offer discounted pricing on Spaying and Neutering! 
Check out the Friends of Animals website for more information.

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Did you know you can easily sign up for an online pet portal?
This portal gives you access to the pets on your account with our clinic.
Here you can find their medical records, Rx refill requests,
information about your pet's breed, and more! 

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