VCA Stirling Square Animal Hospital

Emergency Prep Checklist

Chronic Medications
When a Hurricane Watch is issued in your area, it is a good time to check your pet’s prescription bottles. If you are running low, please call the hospital immediately for a refill. You should have at least a 2 week supply of medications. Even if your home is not badly effected by the storm, our hospital may not be open right away and shipments of drugs may be delayed.

Food
Two-week supply
Manual Can Opener

Water
Two-week supply

Bowls
For food & water that attach to cage

Portable Carrier / Crate
Large enough for pet to stand & turn around in and each pet in separate crate.

Identification
Collar,Tag & Leash
Microchip (Registered with national database)
Current photo of every pet WITH OWNER (to prove that you are the pet’s owner)

First Aid Kit
First Aid Guide Book
Bandages
Scissors
Gauze
Antibiotic Ointment
Medications
Medical records (stored in a waterproof container or plastic zip bag)

 

Cat Litter & Litter Box
Litter Scooper

Cleaning Supplies
Paper Towels
Disinfectant
Plastic Trash Bags
Hand sanitizer
"Quick Bath" wipes
Plastic waste "poop-n- scoop" bags

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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

We refer after hours emergencies to Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists located at 3217 NW 10th Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fl.  They are a 24 hour critical care referral hospital.  Phone number is 954-641-1100.

Alternate emergency service at St. Francis Emergency Animal Hospital located at 6602 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, Fl.  Also a 24 hour critical care referral hospital. Phone number is 954-962-8564.

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