Owning a pet can be expensive due to the costs of food, trips to the vet, and bills for phone calls above the range of human hearing. Save a bone with today's Groupon: for $115, you get a doggy teeth-cleaning treatment at Southern Hills Veterinary Hospital (a $230 value).
The skilled doctors and licensed veterinary technicians at Southern Hills Veterinary Hospital vanquish plaque and bolster canines’ health with thorough dental cleanings. Before treatments, dogs fill out a short personality profile and give a blood sample, which the canine gurus screen for problems in areas such as the kidneys and liver. Medication calms each pet's nerves before gas anesthesia sends furry friends into a gentle slumber closely monitored throughout the 30- to 60-minute procedure by medical equipment including an EKG and a pulse oximeter. An ultrasonic cleaner moves in to scale tartar build-up off enamel, then the hospital’s chomper experts buff each tooth to a pearly shine. Like a stop sign fastened to a toothbrush, the dental cleanings can keep oral bacteria out of the bloodstream and prevent damage to the dog's kidneys, heart, and liver.
Pet parents should schedule appointments between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.; dogs can return home in the afternoon after having ample time to wake up, recover, and remember to hide their ability to speak. Owners can add dental x-rays and extractions to their pet's treatment for an additional fee.
Southern Hills Veterinary Hospital
Led by veterinarian Rodney M. Robards, the seasoned staff of Southern Hills Veterinary Hospital attends to the health and vitality of pets with a litter of medical and dental services. Vets analyze pets' health with physical examinations and ward off future maladies with vital vaccines. The veterinary team also cures intensive ailments with traditional and laser surgeries, from biopsies and orthopedics to standard spays and neutering, whose presurgical screenings ensure pets emerge safe, healthy, and guaranteed not to produce any successors. Southern Hills also boards pets overnight, inviting pups to romp in an outdoor exercise yard or a climate-controlled indoor run during their stay, and granting cats their privacy in a separate feline-only area.