If you’re in the process of bringing home Boston Terrier Puppies, it’s also time you explored the market for a good vet.
Of course, you’d go about selecting a good vet in much the same way as you would select a church: just go in and pay them a visit.
To begin with, ask your friends if they can recommend a good vet.
If they can’t come up with any names, check around with a few local kennels and catteries.
You’d be wise to ask around in your locality, as vets too don’t go beyond a five-mile radius for clients.
While asking around for a vet, be sure to make enquiries about their fees.
Once you’ve finalized a few names, begin by ringing up the vet’s office and introducing yourself on the phone.
Instead of descending on him, call and mention that you would like to go over and meet the vet and his staff.
If you’re told that the doctor is in his surgery and can’t be disturbed, have him call you when he is free.
You will soon find that vets, as a rule, are outgoing and sympathetic, and like to please their patients and customers.
If your vet is compassionate, he will stand within three feet of you, give you the maximum amount of eye contact, and call you and your pet by name.
He will smile at you both, joke and stroke your pet. If you find your vet unhurried, don’t try to rush him to finish examining your pet.
Get your vet talking until you are able to see his working style and his manner with you and your Boston Terrier puppies.
To get the best out of your vet, always ask for a morning appointment. As the day progresses, everyone tires, including your vet.
If you want a thorough medical examination for your pet, again a morning appointment would be best.
You should never come in for this as a late afternoon appointment nor should you set a Saturday appointment, as Saturdays are very busy at an animal hospital.
Monday isn’t the best day of the week for you because the spillover of the weekend is usually seen first thing on Monday mornings.
LIST OUT QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR BOSTON TERRIER PUPPIES’ VET
You can maximize the time spent with your vet by going prepared with a battery of questions to ask him.
Things get better when both husband and wife discuss what needs to be asked and then one of them goes with the pet to the vet.
It helps the vet for one person to go to whom he explains the problem and the treatment, rather than repeat himself to the one absent at the appointment when she calls later to find out just what transpired.
SPEAK UP, DON’T FEEL INTIMIDATED BY YOUR BOSTON TERRIER PUPPIES’ VET
If you have a doubt, express it to your vet. He’s bound to explain to you the problem as it really is.
But if at the end of his explanation, you find you have no questions, that could be either because you haven’t understood him completely or you are extremely well versed with veterinary medicine.
Questions concerning your pet’s problem could force you to ask the vet whether this is a common or uncommon condition.
What could have brought it on?
What is the worst that could happen to your pet in this condition?
If the problem was unchecked, what might have happened?
Ask if there are any articles on the subject that you could read.
SPREAD THE GOOD WORD
If you are happy with your vet, it would help if you spread the word around. Competition out there is fierce and ugly; so a few kind words could go a long way to help your vet do even better in life.