From the moment you walk in - you know your pet will be cared for. Clean and safe check in and exam rooms, excellent caring technicians, friendly receptionists, and amazing experienced veterinarians. They always make the extra effort to help you understand the causes of and treatment for your pet's condition. From simple flea life cycle to complex TTA orthopedics, this animal hospital is the best.
These people that call themselves animal lover's or at the very least animal care giver's uh no. I was about $25 dollars short on treating both of my dog's who had been poisoned. $25 dollars I told them they could hold my atm card until the money hit the next morning. They are the closest 24 hour Vet to me. They told me no flat out NO! I had to either PICK 1 OF MY DOG'S OR PUT THEM BOTH DOWN! THEIR WORDS HERE ""YOU WILL HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO BUY A NEW DOG! I didn't want a new dog I wanted mine! Luckily by the time I finished crying I found my regular vet's home number which i do not recommend. She was upset, but she saved both of my dogs for $100 less and said she would have happily take part of the payment the next day it was only 3 hours. These people from the vet's to vet tech's to receptionist's DO NOT CARE ABOUT ANIMALS!!!!!!!!
The vets at the Animal Hospital of Cornelius are the best. They are always caring and have done a terrific job with my two pets - including my cat and her hyperthyroidism condition. I love what they are doing with their website (finally)and they are always willing to listen courteously. The new office manager is very funny and friendly. It is a well run hospital for as busy as it always seems.
I work as a registered veterinary technician for a vet clinic on the other side of the state. My parents take their cat here.
The Animal Hospital of Cornelius is not very big on client education. They left my cat's hyperthyroid undiagnosed for about 3 years when she had very obvious clinical signs. Not once did anyone explain the importance of bloodwork to my parents and how it can test for abnormalities within the body. I was not a registered technician yet or else I would have. She has obvious teeth problems (possible resorptive lesions) with a significant amount of tartar on her teeth. They said the teeth were fine and nothing needed to be done to them, not even a cleaning.
Needless to say, good luck finding a good vet who will be able to diagnose problems accordingly. I have to write down anything I think will help my cat and have my parents bring it up at the appointments now so the vet and techs will say ""ooh yeah, lets try this"". I should not HAVE to do this every time she goes in. I would NOT recommend this vet hospital to anyone.
This is the best animal hospital. They took in my kitten, Jude, for a whole week when he got a tear in his colon. They stitched him up for free because they'd never done the procedure before and only charged me boarding fees since he was ""such a good boy"" and didn't require much tending to. However, they kept his wound clean and gave him antibiotics and played with him daily, so I know he was well-cared for.
Dr. Kevin did a wonderful job of giving Jude a chance at life when I was pretty sure we were going to have to put him down. And Dr. Bucy called me almost daily to give me updates on his progress. Both were tremendous throughout the whole ordeal. My total bill after a whole week's stay: $250. I am impressed and will refer all my friends to them!
I've used this Animal Hospital with 3 pet's of mine. Whenever I had an emergency they took me right in. Over the past 5 years I've had the pleasure of seeing 4 doctors and they all were exceptional with my dogs. When my River dog was sick, the bills were growing, they still saw my dog, Dr Jones even waived the visit fee, he knew how much I loved my dog. The office staff were always so kind, to my dogs and to me!
We take our Beagles to Dr. Kevin and found him to be extremely gentle and caring with them. He handles our pets like he's taking care of human babies. Dr. Kevin is obviously in the right profession. I've taken animals to other vets and there is no similarity. The others were rough and uncaring; the opposite is true here. I've seen Dr. Kevin interact with his own children and children of others and he treats animals in the same meek, mild, and respectful manner. The staff at the office have always been caring and are very professional. If someone feels ""wronged"" by this practice, take it up with your offender and don't slander a great professional like Dr. Kevin Jones.
Pros: Very knowledgeable and professional.
Cons: Area traffic when leaving the parking lot.
I love this place, Dr. Kevin Jones has been so helpful since finding out that our 10 year old lab Ubu is experiencing liver failure-I can not tell you how important this animal is to our family. she is my best friend.\r
Dr. Jones has been very informative on what to look for as she nears the end, he has taken the time to talk with me, he was there on the weekend to provide us with liver specific food for Ubu. He is very caring and always puts me at ease when talking of Ubu's sickness. I will continue to take our Black Lab to Dr. Jones, the dogs love him and thats all that counts--as far as the financial part-you can not put a budget on your pets welfare. I would HIGHLY recommend this Animal Hospital to anyone who has animals.
Pros: very loving and kind Dr. Jones
The one-star rating is VERY puzzling becuase if anyone could witness how they have lovingly taken care of our three ""kids"" (adoraable cats), it would be impressive and then some. They are hand-holding compassionate, gentle as can be and patiently understanding. In our 9-plus years with them, I can only consider them as a model veterinary agency. \r
Both Dr. Joneses - the elder (owner) and his son - are outstanding examples of professionals in their field. I would unhesitatingly recommend them to anyone with ""non-human family members"". Dr. Kathy Halada is also an awesome professional! (I know of but one finer 'vet' in the area and she has retired.)\r
In fact, the entire staff at Animal Hospital of Cornelius (NC) are SO professional and care SO much about both pet and owner that they will recommend ""patients"" to extreme veterinary specialists in the Charlotte area if they realize they're not able to diagnose something accurately or treat it properly (oncology issues, for example). \r
That certainly ""flies in the face"" of the claim that they are nothing but a money machine.\r
I don't take my ""kids"" to the doctor because of the lowest price; I'm after their best healthcare.\r
Thank you very much for taking the time to read my opinion.
Pros: They treat your pets as they would treat their own.
Cons: None whatsoever. EVER!
I have been a client of the Animal Hospital of Cornelius for over seven years. They have become increasingly worse over the past five years. There are a couple of good vets there...however, outside of these caring individuals the practice is NOT concerned with the animals...only the profits.\r
I have three dogs - and have been a great client for years. I left because of the office manager PAM and the vet owner Dr. Jones. TERRIBLE BUSINESS...BEWARE.\r
There are so many other good vets to choose from. Stay away from this clinic. It is a money machine.
I have been to this vet several times and have always been very happy with their service. While waiting for a procedure to be done, the staff offered me an empty exam room to wait in since I was clearly in tears. I've always been able to make appointments quickly and easily. I really can't recommend them highly enough.
Pros: Friendly, good service, excellent care, clean
Appoints always available. Staff and doctors always take time to do a thorough job and answer questions. I have brought my pet in several times without an appointment and was able to get fit in. My questions are answered thoroughly every timme no matter how minor.
Pros: Appointments always a, Friendly, thorough, Informative