© Mobile Animal Clinic | 2437 South 120th St. | Omaha, NE 68144

Main (402) 333-3847   FAX (402) 333-1448 2437 South 120th St. | Omaha, NE 68144 Experienced, Common Sense Medicine, Pets and Their Owners Rely on. Mobile Animal Clinic

PET PORTAL

  Sign In Register

What should I do in an emergency?

How do I license my pet?

What services do you provide?

How often should I have my pet seen by a veterinarian?

How often should my pet receive vaccinations?

Does my dog need to be heartworm tested every year?

Should I have my pet micro-chipped?

Why should I have my pet spayed or neutered?

If I spay or neuter my pet, will it get fat?

Are there treatments that I can give my animal at home?

What can I give my pet for vomiting or diarrhea?

What type of food should I feed my pet?

How often should I trim my pet’s nails?

How often should I bathe my pet?

What is hip dysplasia?

Are there diseases I can get from my pet?

Are there diseases that I can give to my pet?

Can my dog and cat make one another ill?

What is euthanasia and when should it be performed?

What happens to my pet’s body after it dies?



Q: What should I do in an emergency?

A: If your emergency occurs during regular business hours, bring your animal to the clinic. If possible, please call ahead.   If you are currently a client of Mobile Animal Clinic, and you have an “ after hours” emergency or concern, please call  402-333-3847


Top

Q: How do I license my pet?

A: Contact the Nebraska Humane Society at 444-7800 or www.nehumanesociety.org

Top

Q: What services do you provide?

A: We provide professional veterinary services for almost all species of animals ranging from examinations to surgery. We can provide x-rays and endoscopy. For non-veterinary services like boarding and grooming, we can recommend a number of reputable providers.

Top

Q: How often should I have my pet seen by a veterinarian?

A: Your pet should be examined at least once a year for a wellness exam and then as often as needed.

Top

Q: How often should my pet receive vaccinations?

A: We recommend annual boosters of canine and feline combination vaccines. Rabies boosters are given every one to three years in accordance with local ordinances. Puppy and kitten vaccines will be given boosters on a schedule that will be discussed at your pet’s first visit. Annual vaccination reminders will be mailed to your home.

Top

Q: Does my dog need to be heartworm tested every year?

A: Yes!  No drug works 100% of the time in 100% of the animals. You certainly do not need to be giving heartworm prevention medication to a positive dog. Also, a positive dog needs to be identified and treated to prevent heart disease.Drug manufacturers will not guarantee their product without an annual test.

Top

Q: Should I have my pet micro-chipped?

A: Yes!  Microchips provide permanent identification and proof of ownership.They are beneficial in reuniting you with your pet if they become lost. Learn More.

Top

Q: Why should I have my pet spayed or neutered?

A: There are many reasons you should spay or neuter your pet.

They include:

Population control

Disease Prevention

Behavior Management

Top

Q: If I spay or neuter my pet, will it get fat?

A: Spaying or neutering will not make an animal fat. It does, however, decrease the animal’s metabolic rate. This means we need to feed them less to prevent obesity. We will work with you to prevent obesity following the spay or neuter.

Top

Q: Are there treatments that I can give my animal at home?

A: No treatments should be given at home. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call us at 402-333-3847.


Top

Q: What can I give my pet for vomiting or diarrhea?

A: If your animal is vomiting or having diarrhea it should be seen by a veterinarian.

Top

Q: What type of food should I feed my pet?

A: Any quality canned or dry pet food. Avoid cheap or fad foods. Make sure that cats are fed only cat food. Examples of good brands include:

Iams

Nutro

Purina

Science Diet

Royal Canin

Top

Q: How often should I trim my pet’s nails?

A: Nails should be trimmed as needed. Puppies, kittens, and animals that spend most of their time indoors will need to be done more often.

Top

Q: How often should I bathe my pet?

A: A healthy pet does not require regular bathing. Unless directed to do so, do not give a bath more frequently than every other week.

Top

Q: What is hip dysplasia?

A: Hip dysplasia is a developmental disease of the hips that can result in varying degrees of pain and arthritis at a young age.

Top

Q: Are there diseases I can get from my pet.

A: Yes. They include fungal and bacterial infections and parasite infestations. If you have any of these concerns for yourself or your family, we would be happy to discuss the situation with you.

Top

Q: Are there diseases that I can give to my pet?

A: There are very few diseases that a human could pass on to a healthy pet.

Top

Q: Can my dog and cat make one another ill?

A: Rarely, however, dogs that are prone to eating cat feces are more likely to get parasites and have gastrointestinal problems.

Top

Q: What is euthanasia and when should it be performed?

A: Euthanasia is the peaceful ending of an animal’s life utilizing an anesthetic overdose.  Euthanasia should be considered when a meaningful recovery is not available or when an animal is suffering.

Top

Q: What happens to my pet’s body after it dies?

A: There are 4 options for animal body care.

You care for the body

Communal cremation with ashes buried or scattered

Private cremation with ashes returned to the owner

Interment in a pet cemetery

We can help you with body care as the need arises.

Top




We’re here to help you and your pet. Click on a question to view the answer. If you need additional help or have a question not listed here, please give us a call.


402.333.3847

Photo of The veterinarians of Moble Animal Clinic: Dr. Jensen, Dr. Mongan, Dr. Meyer, Dr. Garner