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Metzler Veterinary Hospital

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What to Expect

When you are looking for an animal hospital you should be able to count on superior care and excellent service.  We at Metzler Veterinary Hospital have assembled an expert team of veterinary professionals to bring you the best possible healthcare for your pet.

We have a state-of-the-art veterinary facility that is clean, comfortable, and efficient.  Call 727-669-7221 to schedule an appointment and we will find a time that is convenient for you or see our emergency vet information.

Senior Pets require more frequent check-ups. At Metzler Veterinary Hospital, we recommend Senior Wellness exams every 6 to 12 months and senior bloodwork/urinalysis at least once a year. When you bring your senior pet in for an exam, discuss any changes such as food and water intake and activity level. Pets, like people, can develop arthritis, memory loss/dementia, and vision/hearing loss. Our laser therapy for dogs can really help senior pets. It is important to report any changes to your Veterinarian.

Bring in any medical history you have of your pet when you come to our vet clinic.  It’s best to keep a journal of your pet’s health throughout his or her life, including behavioral shifts.  If you have something like this, share it with our team.  If not, let us know everything that you think will be important.  Our veterinarians can still work with whatever information you have.

In some circumstances, Dr. Metzler will refer you to a specialist who has advanced expertise in areas such as internal medicine or surgery. Click here to read about the rest of our veterinary services.