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When you are looking for a veterinary hospital you should be able to count on superior care and excellent service. We at Hillside Small Animal Hospital in Batavia OH 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 which is clean, comfortable, and efficient. Call 513-735-0888 to schedule an appointment and we will find a time that is convenient for you.
Once a year, you should bring your pet in for a check-up. This should include a full physical exam, including a thorough dental exam to determine if teeth and gum cleaning is needed. Dr. Timothy Fouts or Dr. Emily Hopping will check the health of your pet from head to tail, making you and your pet very happy to have come to Hillside Small Animal Hospital for service.
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. Dr. Fouts can still work with whatever information you have.
Tips for Preparing Your Pet for Their First Visit at Hillside
We appreciate that you want to provide the best quality healthcare for your pet. We want to thank you for entrusting our hospital to help you achieve this in the most caring and compassionate manner
For cats and small dogs that travel in carriers, we would ask that you consider the following tips to make your pet’s travel to our hospital a pleasant and Fear Free experience:
And, for pets of all sizes:
There are other strategies that exist to make your pet’s travel a more positive experience. We are happy to discuss these with you should you need further assistance.