Thank you for choosing Boston Animal Hospital! We believe that your veterinarian plays a vital role in your pet’s overall health and well-being. Your first visit to Boston Animal Hospital will establish a strong foundation for our relationship with you and your pet. Our veterinary team will obtain important background information, conduct a thorough physical examination, and spend amply time getting to know you and your furry companion.
All first time clients receive their first pet exam (1 per household) for the discounted price of $39.99!
Please read through this page to learn about what to expect at your pet’s first visit and how you can help us offer the best experience possible.
- Any medical and adoption/breeder records (specifically documenting vaccinations, prior illnesses, and laboratory results).
- A list of your pet’s diet, medications, and supplements.
- A list of questions or concerns.
- A fresh stool sample for parasite analysis
- Your pet in a carrier or on a leash.
What to expect:
- Information about our hospital and its various services
- Questions about your pet’s history, habits, and activities
- A thorough physical examination of your pet, performed by our veterinarian
- Recommendations for diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures
- Time to ask questions and express concerns about your pet’s health
- Any necessary treatments that your pet many require
10 tips to a pleasant and informative veterinary visit…
- Accustom your pet to his or her carrier and to traveling in the car.
- Remember to bring your pet’s medical records, notes on his or her health and medical history, or contact your previous veterinary team to request that they send or fax these records to our office.
- Arrive on time or a few minutes early for the appointment
- Unless your children can refrain from distracting you or the veterinary team, consider leaving them with a babysitter while you bring your pet to the veterinarian
- Turn off your cell phone while in the exam room
- Know what medications and supplements your pet receives, including how much, how often, and how long they will receive them or bring them with you to the appointment.
- Share your observations or concerns with your veterinarian. You know your pet better than anyone else!
- Ask questions and continue asking until you understand
- Ask for handouts, brochures, or reputable online sources containing information about your pet’s condition
We accept cash and all major credit cards.
Call us! We will happily answer any of your questions. (617) 427-2210