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It Takes a Village: Meet the Assistants Who Care for Your Pet

While veterinarians are the only veterinary professionals who can legally diagnose a pet’s condition, prescribe medications, perform surgery, and give a prognosis, all team members are essential in the “veterinary village” when your pet’s care is involved. Here at Urgent Pet Care Omaha, we greatly value our assistants, who lend a helping hand to our [...]

By |2022-05-16T23:15:37+00:00May 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Veterinary Receptionists: An Essential Part of the Team

This year, April 24 through April 30 marks Veterinary Receptionist Week. Although receptionists go by many names—client care representatives, client service representatives, customer care relations, and more—no matter their label, they’re an essential part of the veterinary team. Here at Urgent Pet Care Omaha, our client service representatives (CSRs) are your first and last point [...]

By |2022-04-19T02:05:17+00:00April 18th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Xylitol—Sweet But Dangerous for Pets

During World War II, sugar became hard to get, so a sugar alcohol called xylitol was used as a substitute. This substance is found naturally in several fruits and vegetables, but is typically extracted from birch trees and corn fiber for commercial use. In the 1970s, xylitol’s many benefits became apparent and the substance increased [...]

By |2022-03-15T22:57:01+00:00March 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Behind the Scenes at Urgent Pet Care Omaha

When you think of an urgent-care veterinary hospital, you likely don’t think appointments are needed. After all, how can you schedule an appointment when you don’t know when your pet will be sick or injured? While we understand that waiting for a scheduled appointment time if your pet is unwell is not easy, we have [...]

By |2022-01-20T00:05:23+00:00January 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zoonotic Diseases: Is Your Family At Risk?

Sharing our homes with our four-legged companions provides many physical and mental benefits—not to mention the heartwarming feeling when your devoted pet greets you at the door. But, these same furry housemates can occasionally transmit serious illnesses known as zoonotic diseases to you and your family. What are zoonotic diseases? Zoonotic diseases (i.e., zoonoses) are [...]

By |2021-11-15T05:30:43+00:00November 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Answering the Call—Recognizing Our Emergency Vet Techs

To celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week—October 17 to 23—we’re shining the spotlight on our talented vet tech team. Get to know the hearts, minds, and hands providing your pet’s emergency care.   Fast thinkers in a fast-paced field—why emergency veterinary medicine? Urgent Pet Care Omaha vet techs could have chosen to work in general practice, where [...]

By |2021-10-22T02:43:33+00:00October 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Pet Was Sprayed By A Skunk—What Do I Do?

One odor never prompts you to wonder, “What’s that smell?” A skunk’s spray is like no other—with its foul, sulfur-like stench and oily composition, the spray’s noxious fumes linger on skin and fur, and, in a cruel twist of fate, grow stronger when doused with water.    Panicked pet owners frequently call Urgent Pet Care Omaha [...]

By |2021-09-28T00:59:08+00:00September 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Behind the Stethoscope—Meet Dr. Mike

Nights, weekends, and holidays, our team at Urgent Pet Care Omaha is here for you if your pet experiences an emergency. During such a scary and upsetting time, your main concern is your pet’s welfare, but do you stop to wonder who is responsible for your pet’s care? Our veterinary professionals are dedicated to ensuring [...]

By |2021-08-31T00:54:59+00:00August 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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