Grant County Veterinary Clinic

490 Helton Road
Williamstown, KY 41097

(859)824-4012

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some questions/answers that we are frequently asked. If you have additional questions that aren't covered here, please feel free to give us a call at (859) 824-4012 or e-mail us at grantcountyvet@gmail.com.

1. What are the hospital hours?

   Our office is open Monday,Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. On Wednesday the office is open from 8:00am to 6:00pm.  On Saturdays we are open from 8:00am until noon. The clinic is closed on Sunday.

2. Do I need to have an appointment?

    Yes, patients are seen by appointment.

3. What forms of payment do you accept?

     Cash, check with valid identification, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and Care Credit.

4. Can I make payments?

    Payment is required at the time of service. However, we do offer Care Credit, which will allow you to make payments if approved.

5. At what age can I have my pet spayed or neutered?

   Spaying or neutering should be performed at 4-6 months of age. Your pet is given an exam prior to surgery to help determine whether your pet is healthy enough to undergo the surgical procedure. Current vaccinations are required at the time of surgery. Also a pre-anesthetic blood screen is recommended prior to undergoing anesthesia and surgery.

6.  What is the pre-anesthetic blood screening?

   This is a blood test that is run here in the clinic prior to surgery. It tests the organ functions, blood counts and clotting function of your pet. The pre-anesthetic blood screening is done to assure safety during surgery and the ability to heal following surgery.

7. How long do the sutures stay in after my pet's surgery?

   Procedures involving sutures require them to be removed 10 days following the surgery.

8.  Is it a good idea to let my pet have at least one litter?

    No, there is no advantage to letting your pet have one litter. However, there are plenty of advantages to having you pet spayed or neutered. These advantages include decreasing the chances of breast tumors later in life, decreasing the chance of cystic ovaries and uterine infections later in life, decreasing the desire to roam the neighborhood, decreasing the incidence of prostate cancer later in life, helping prevent spraying and marking, and also decreasing the surplus of unwanted puppies and kittens.

9.  Do you board pets?

   Yes, we do provide boarding for our clients. We have boarding space for both dogs and cats.

10.  What are your kennels like?

   Our dog kennels are all indoor. The dogs are walked 3-4 times daily while they are boarding.  Blankets and food are provided for our boarders, but you are always welcome to bring your own.