Excellent Pet Health Care Shouldn’t be a Painful Decision

Staying on top of your pet’s health should be a priority. We love our pets like we love our family members but when money is a concern, our pets have to be a lower priority. We’ve all been there. That limp we catch, the lump we see, the lethargy, the occasional stomach upset or just the annual exam and vaccinations we’ve been told are important. Let’s wait a few days and see what happens. I’ll do some research, diagnosis myself and maybe find some simple home remedy or a less expensive store product.

Sometimes it seems simple enough and a wise financial decision to not spend time and money on a visit to the vet. And sometimes, it leaves a pit in our stomach with feelings of guilt. If we eventually make the tough decision to see a vet even just for the vaccinations we know are past-due, we may shop around for the lowest prices or look for a clinic that provides adequate “clinic-level” service.

You probably know that delaying your pet’s vaccinations or waiting to see if that limp improves may not be in your pet’s best interest. What you might not know is that putting off your pet’s wellness exams and treatment may cost you more in the long run…and drastically reduce your pet’s quality of life. You may not know until it’s too late, that ignoring the simple symptoms or avoiding the wellness diagnostic exams may have prevented a more serious condition or fatal illness.

Vet-hopping for the lowest price or settling for “clinic services” may also be a problem. A relationship with one veterinarian goes a long way in understanding your individual pet and monitoring and managing any existing or potential for conditions. Clinics can offer services like vaccinations or walk-in visits at the lowest cost because they work in volume. Treatment excellence and expertise is usually not what they offer.

Eagle’s Landing Veterinary Hospital is guided by the principle that no pet or pet owner should have to carry the burden of delaying health care nor should they have to settle for standard health care because money is a concern. Our vets are trained and certified in administering the most advanced wellness, diagnostic and treatment services available in the area. Our cutting-edge equipment, such as an x-ray machine used only for dental treatment and K-Laser therapy, are examples of advanced pet health care providing the best outcomes.

How do we make this level of care affordable for anyone? Our Perfect Wellness Plans™ are the key to affordability. Developed around the complete health care needs for every stage of a pet’s life, many basic services are free to Perfect Wellness Plan™ members. Many CDC and AVMA recommended services* that should be included in your pet’s health care but are often ignored, are also free with your small monthly premium. And our Perfect Wellness Plan™ members always receive a 10% discount on all other services.

One of the benefits of being a Perfect Wellness Plan™ member is we’ve removed that sticker-shock of the unexpected vet bill and made the cost of your pet’s health care more predictable…and affordable. We’ve even eliminated the need or desire to self-diagnose and treat that limp or upset stomach. Perfect Wellness Plan™ members have access to unlimited exams each year. Combined with the feature of free basic lab work and many diagnostic services, we hope we’ve succeeded in encouraging you to do the best for your pet. It may cost you nothing but time to stop by with questions or a “quick look” at what is bothering your pet.

Our mission at Eagle’s Landing Veterinary Hospital is to make sure that every pet lives as long and happy as possible. They deserve that, don’t they?

*The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) guidelines for proper pet health care includes: vaccinations, boosters (DHPP, Rabies, Kennel Cough, Lyme, Influenza, Leptospirosis, and FDRCP), pre- and post-operative lab work, spaying and neutering with operative IV catheter and fluids, regular anal gland expressions for dogs, de-worming, urinalysis, dental exams and teeth cleaning.

 

Meet the Eagle’s Landing Veterinary Hospital Vets

Dr. Joey

Dr. Joey Fraser

Dr. Joey shares her home with Suey, a Chinese Crested, Vigilance, and Irish Wolfhound, and several dear cats. She recently learned to sew and has developed a passion for making quilts and creating dog clothes. She’s an enthusiastic cosplayer, and she’s always ready to dance. Dr. Joey also enjoys indulging in video games (Guitar Hero, the Sims, and Skyrim are particular favorites). She and her husband take pleasure in traveling together to experience foreign cultures and cuisines.

Dr. Joey is a dedicated veterinarian who believes in wellness that provides pets with long quality of life. An award-winning veterinary medicine and surgical practitioner, Dr. Joey holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and bachelor’s degree in Classical Culture from the University of Georgia.

Dr. Joey began her career at Eagle’s Landing Veterinary Hospital in 2001. She became owner of the hospital in 2007.

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Meet Dr. Sasha

Dr. Sasha (Alexandra Huston) earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in May 2012 from the University of Florida. Her special interests include clinical pathology, preventive medicine, internal medicine, and nutrition. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Florida Veterinary Medical Association, and Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Sasha enjoys fostering human-animal bond by providing compassionate veterinary care and educational materials.

Dr. Sasha first moved to the United States to live with her host family in Big Rapids, MI, in 1997. Currently she lives in Jonesboro, GA, with her husband Tim and their daughter Caroline. They have 2 dogs including a Spitz mix named Kay and an Australian Cattle Dog named Hazel. As a family they love to explore local parks, go to museums and volunteer. In addition to veterinary medicine Dr. Sasha enjoys biking, reading, gardening  and watching movies.

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Meet Dr. Ashlyn

Dr. Ashlyn received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 from the University of Georgia and joined Eagle’s Landing Veterinary Hospital in June 2015.  She enjoys many aspects of veterinary medicine and has special interests in internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and emergency medicine.  She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Ashlyn lives with two cats, Colin and Oliver, and when she’s not working she enjoys reading, cross stitch, trying new recipes, and hiking.

 

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