The Top 10 Signs of a Bad Veterinarian

By: Dr. Clayton Greenway, B.Sc., DVM | Jul 18, 2016

The Top 10 Signs of a Bad Veterinarian

Here are 10 signs you have a bad veterinarian:

 

10. They only say ‘hi’ to you and not your pet.

 

9.   They correct you if you forget to call them ‘Doctor’.

 

8.  They carry a muzzle in their pocket.

 

7.  They refuse to give you a written prescription so you can only buy a drug from them.

 

6.  They don’t return a call within 24 hours.

 

5.  They don’t offer multiple options for diagnosing and treating your pet.

 

4.  They administer a vaccine without reviewing the reason it’s being given and checking to see if you agree that it’s necessary.

 

3.  You overhear them yell at a staff member or an animal.

 

2.  They recommend unnecessary veterinary procedures or the treatment they want to see happen and don’t pay attention to the problem that you want to get fixed.

 

1.  They treat your pet, but they don’t treat you with consideration.

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The Top 10 Signs of a Bad Veterinarian
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The Top 10 Signs of a Bad Veterinarian
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In order for your pet to receive the best possible veterinary care, it's important that you're able to work together with your veterinarian. Here are our top 10 signs of a bad veterinarian.
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