Your First Visit
A pet's first visit to the vet can seem a bit daunting, so we've put together a list of info and resources to help you prepare.
At your first appointment, we will gather information about your pet’s background, health, diet, and training. We can also address any questions or concerns you might have.
Your veterinarian will examine your pet from nose to tail, looking for things like heart murmurs, ear infections, and/or parasites. Your veterinarian can also provide pet-proofing tips, training assistance, and parasite protection recommendations.
We ask clients to not let the patient urinate before entering the building but we do not require you to bring a urine sampl. We prefer cystos for most samples.
|Before Your First Appointment|
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your pet's appointment for check-in. If you have not filled out all relevant patient forms yet, plan to arrive 30 minutes ahead of your appointment.
While we do our best to make sure all of our patients are seen on time, there will be times of occasional unexpected delay due to an emergency or because we are providing care for a patient that needs a little more time. Please accept our apologies should this occur, and understand that the same dedication and courtesy will be provided to your pet should they ever need it.
“We have been taking our dogs to Greater Atlanta Veterinary Medical Practice for twelve years. The Olsens are knowledgeable, experienced, and caring. Dr. Diana Olsen has performed multiple surgeries on our family dogs, including an emergency abdominal surgery on Bucky when he swallowed a small toy. Dr. Jory Olsen helped our Spike live a quality life until he was eighteen.”