413-788-9657

572 North Main Street
East Longmeadow, MA

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FAQS

FAQS

Check out some of our Frequently Asked Questions.


If we did not address your question, please call us at 413-788-9657.



Do you provide dental care?
How often does my pet need a rabies shot?
How Often Should I bring my Pet in?
Is Euthanasia right for my pet?
My cat is an indoor cat, does s/he still need vaccinations?
What age to vaccinate my kitten or puppy?
What are your hours?
What Brand of Food Do you Recommend?
What is Euthanasia?
What services do you offer?
What type of pets do you provide care for?
What Vaccinations should my pet receive?
When should I spay/neuter my kitten or puppy?
Where do I take my pet in an emergency?

Do you provide dental care?


Yes, at East Longmeadow Animal Hospital we offer dental care for your cat or dog. We offer dental cleanings as well as the management of periodontal disease.

Read more about our Dentistry Services.


How often does my pet need a rabies shot?


We recommend that your dog receive the rabies vaccination every 3 years.


How Often Should I bring my Pet in?


We recommend that just like a person would have a yearly exam. If your pet suffers from a chronic illness or disease, it may be required that they have more frequent veterinary visits.

Is Euthanasia right for my pet?


Euthanasia is an option considered for a pet when recovery or a comfortable existence is highly unlikely.

If you are considering euthanasia for your pet, please schedule an appointment so our staff can evaluate your pet and provide you with the medical treatment options available.


My cat is an indoor cat, does s/he still need vaccinations?


Yes, your cat still requires some basic vaccinations even though they do not go outdoors.


What age to vaccinate my kitten or puppy?


Kittens and puppies require vaccinations between 6-8 weeks, then 12 weeks and 16 weeks. After that your kitten and puppy should receive annual check-ups to receive routine care and vaccinations.

What are your hours?


Hours: Monday - Friday 8-5
Saturday 8-12


What Brand of Food Do you Recommend?


Here at ELAH we carry and recommend the full lines of prescription pet foods including Hill's, Purina and Royal Canin.

What is Euthanasia?


Euthanasia is the process of putting your pet to sleep. Euthanasia is an injection of an anesthetic overdose into a vein of your pet which causes them to pass away quickly and painlessly.


What services do you offer?


At East Longmeadow Animal Hospital we offer the following veterinary services:
Chronic Disease Management
Pet Dentistry
Diagnostic Services
Exams/Check-Ups
Geriatrics
Nutritional Counseling
Preventative Medicine
Surgery


What type of pets do you provide care for?


We provide veterinary services to both cats and dogs.

If you have rabbits, horses, or other animals, we recommend you visit Spruce Hill: www.sprucehillveterinaryclinic.com/


What Vaccinations should my pet receive?


The following are the common vaccinations your pet will receive from the time they are a puppy or kitten and when they an adult animal.

Rabies (Canines and Felines)
Feline/Canine Distemper (Canines and Felines)
Canine Parvovirus (Canines only)
Canine Hepatitis (Canines only)
Feline Calicivirus (Felines only)
Feline Rhitnotracheitis (Felines only)


When should I spay/neuter my kitten or puppy?


Dogs: Typically dogs are neutered around six to nine months of age. If you have an adult dog, they can still be neutered.
Cats: Kittens can be spayed or neutered as young as eight weeks old. It is recommended that you spay or neuter your cat before they are five month old.


Where do I take my pet in an emergency?


In case of an emergency, immediately call the Animal Hospital. If it is after hours and we are not open, please contact the following:
Boston Road Animal Hospital:
Phone: 413-783-1203
Phone: 413-783-1206
Fax: 413-782-7909
1235 Boston Road
Springfield, MA 01119