Open nights, weekends and holidays, providers at UrgentVet are considerably lower than at vet ER
Tampa, FL (Feb. 9, 2023) – UrgentVet, the primary devoted pressing care clinic for pets, introduced as we speak it’s increasing its footprint within the Tampa Bay space. The corporate will open a brand new clinic in St. Petersburg—its thirty first location nationwide—and start serving pets and pet dad and mom on Thursday, February 16.
UrgentVet emphasizes compassion, affordability and comfort inside its enterprise mannequin. The groundbreaking idea presents a brand new resolution by bridging the hole between major practices and 24-hour emergency vets. Open nights, weekends and holidays, the corporate’s clinics supply pets reduction for gentle sicknesses and minor accidents with charges considerably extra inexpensive than comparable providers at an emergency pet hospital.
Situated at 1470 66th St. N., UrgentVet-St. Petersburg joins a closely trafficked retail complicated in west St. Petersburg’s Tyrone group. The clinic is 2,600 sq. toes with three examination rooms completely for small canine, two for giant canine and one for cats.
“Tampa’s UrgentVet-Westchase was our very first Florida location, so the Tampa Bay space has at all times been particular to us,” stated Dr. Jim Dobies, DVM and Founding father of UrgentVet. “After including an extra clinic in Hillsborough and one in Pasco, we knew we wished to determine a presence in Pinellas, and this spot in Tyrone couldn’t be extra good.”
One issue that definitely impacted the choice to broaden to St. Pete, Dr. Dobies added, was the excellence town achieved when it was named America’s most dog-friendly metropolis in August of final yr.
Together with species- and size-specific examination rooms, UrgentVet-St. Petersburg is deliberately outfitted with non-slip flooring, dimmable lighting, soothing colours, comfortable music, calming pheromones and quiet examination raise tables, all in help of making a fear-free expertise. The clinic additionally has revolutionary tempered glass pet enclosures from Casco which are 70% quieter than metallic cages—a design cue that helps make the enclosures essentially the most Worry-Free product in the marketplace as we speak. As an added nod to pet consolation, all workers members on the clinic have obtained distinctive coaching to change into Worry-Free-certified professionals.
As is the case with all UrgentVet places, the clinic’s therapy space options an in-house laboratory and state-of-the-art tools, together with digital radiography and ultrasound know-how.
The St. Petersburg location is the twelfth clinic to open in Florida and the fourth within the Tampa Bay space, following the introduction of clinics in Westchase, Brandon and New Port Richey. Collectively, these current Tampa Bay space clinics have handled 1000’s of pets with a mean wait time of lower than an hour.
Together with veterinary staffing shortages leading to longer wait instances and restricted care choices, the impacts of a continued financial downturn are additionally a significant trigger for concern within the business. Practically 50% of pet dad and mom say they’ve determined to forego or delay veterinary therapies amidst inflation.
“We’re trying ahead to creating an influence in the neighborhood by being a superb neighbor and serving to pets and pet dad and mom once they want it essentially the most,” Dr. Dobies stated.
Positioned to supply take care of widespread circumstances that require instant consideration however aren’t severe sufficient for hospitalization, UrgentVet treats vomiting, diarrhea, limping, itching, coughing, not consuming, minor wounds, again ache and extra.
With all of its clinics, UrgentVet goals to develop sturdy relationships with neighboring major care veterinarians, a apply that clinic workers has already began. Roughly 90% of pets seen at UrgentVet are handled on web site and referred to their major vet with an in depth letter and information for follow-up care.
For extra info, please go to UrgentVet.com.
Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, by Dr. Jim Dobies in 2015 and owned by American Veterinary Group, UrgentVet is the primary devoted pressing care clinic for pets. Providing after-hours providers, its clinics present pet homeowners, or pet dad and mom as UrgentVet refers to them, with an inexpensive and handy various to 24-hour emergency vets. It presents instant reduction for gentle sicknesses and accidents in canine and cats with charges which are extra inexpensive than comparable providers at emergency vet hospitals. For extra info, please go to UrgentVet.com.