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Welcome to Animal Clinic of St. George
Your Veterinarian in St. George, UT
Call us at 435-673-9696
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Summer time tips for keeps pets cool
#1 Never leave your animal in a parked car. Your car can heat up to 120 Degrees in just a few minutes
#2 Keep your pets out of the sun. Even your pets can get sunburned especially the shorter haired breeds with light colored fur.
#3 Always keep Emergency Information readily available. EX: Veterinary phone numbers, Emergency Clinic phone and address Ect.
#4 Make sure your pet has fresh water and shade to cool off at all times. try filling a kiddie pool up for your dog to play in.
#5 Avoid strenuous activity in the extreme mid-day heat. Try limiting activity to the evening or early morning
#6 Test the heat for yourself. If you wouldn't walk barefoot on the sidewalk neither should your dog.
#7 Cats can exhibit the same symptoms as dog when they become to hot such as panting or labored breathing, they become lethargic and can also be drinking less water when they should be drinking more.
#8 Become informed as much as possible to help keep your pet happy and cool this summer!
At the Animal Clinic of St. George, we know pets are family.
So we treat them like family. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care to each and every animal that comes through our door. We understand that your animal is a special part of your life. So our doctors take the time to give them the individual attention they deserve. Our doctors have a combined 62+ years of experience in the veterinary field. The Animal Clinic of St. George is set up exclusively for cats and dogs to better serve your animal’s needs.
Let us help you keep your pet happy and healthy.
Our clinic is conveniently located in the center of St. George, Utah, one block south of St. George Boulevard and just north of Dixie State College.
At Animal Clinic of St. George, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.
Dr. Jerald Ball
St. George Veterinarian | Animal Clinic of St. George | 435-673-9696
857 E. Tabernacle Street
St. George, UT 84770
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In An Emergency
For after-hours emergencies, contact the Southwest Animal Emergency Clinic at 435-673-3191.