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All of the previous horrible reviews are 100% true! Unfortunately we didn't read them until our pet had some serious issues. The health insurance that we have paid for is useless because it doesn't cover anything more than basic care. This office only covers basic care. For anything out of the ordinary, you will be referred to a specialist which is not covered by Danville vets plan. I could go on and repeat the same stories that other people have already posted but the bottom line is this place is so awful, I don't care that we paid for insurance for 2 dogs, we will still be going to another vet from now on without using the insurance so we can get some quality care, good skills and compassion for our pets. This office has none of that and my pets deserve better! Don't waste your time for nothing but frustration.

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All of the previous horrible reviews are 100% true! Unfortunately we didn't read them until our pet had some serious issues. The health insurance that we have paid for is useless because it doesn't cover anything more than basic care. This office only covers basic care. For anything out of the ordinary, you will be referred to a specialist which is not covered by Danville vets plan. I could go on and repeat the same stories that other people have already posted but the bottom line is this place is so awful, I don't care that we paid for insurance for 2 dogs, we will still be going to another vet from now on without using the insurance so we can get some quality care, good skills and compassion for our pets. This office has none of that and my pets deserve better! Don't waste your time for nothing but frustration.

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I have been taking my cats to Danville vet for three years amd am very pleased with the care and attention they receive from Dr. Haxby and Drs. Briggs and Wong in Dr. Haxby's absence. Their illnesses have always been correctly diagnosed and they have been treated appropriately. I moved to Dublin from SF three years ago. Danville Vet is the only practice I've taken my cats to except for a late night emergency. I left a vet practice in SF that I'd taken my cats to for 15 yrs. I was anxious about the transition, but quickly found it to be very smooth. It didn't take long for them to prove to me that they would provide the highest quality care, as was the case in SF. I would recommend Danville Vet to anyone looking for a practice to take their companion animal(s) to. I trust Dr. Barbara Haxby implicitly with my cats' lives. One of my kitties birthday is this month. She received an ecard birthday card from Danville Vet this a.m. Very thoughtful touch!

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I have been taking my cats to Danville vet for three years amd am very pleased with the care and attention they receive from Dr. Haxby and Drs. Briggs and Wong in Dr. Haxby's absence. Their illnesses have always been correctly diagnosed and they have been treated appropriately. I moved to Dublin from SF three years ago. Danville Vet is the only practice I've taken my cats to except for a late night emergency. I left a vet practice in SF that I'd taken my cats to for 15 yrs. I was anxious about the transition, but quickly found it to be very smooth. It didn't take long for them to prove to me that they would provide the highest quality care, as was the case in SF. I would recommend Danville Vet to anyone looking for a practice to take their companion animal(s) to. I trust Dr. Barbara Haxby implicitly with my cats' lives. One of my kitties birthday is this month. She received an ecard birthday card from Danville Vet this a.m. Very thoughtful touch!

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Our dog Mollie was under the care of Danville Vet Hospital. When she becme sick, she was percribed multitudes of medicine and hugh bills, she did not respond and could not stand up. I sent my husband to have her put down, she no longer had any quality of life and was in so much pain. Oh but, again they charged a bundle ($800+ again) and sent her home, with more drugs. The following week, we could not allow her to suffer anymore, called the vet to speak to an answering service, with no referal in case of an emergency. We called and called, this be after closing on a weekend. We are all crying, the dog is in so much pain, we took her to Bishop Ranch and had them put her to sleep. Monday, we get a call back around 11:30, asking if I would like to bring Mollie in as she understood "Mollie isn't feeling well"...I was so angry, I waited to speak to the vet in person. This is a group that will price gouge you to death, with little or any corcern for your pet! I wish someone had alerted me along time ago! Good Luck

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Our dog Mollie was under the care of Danville Vet Hospital. When she becme sick, she was percribed multitudes of medicine and hugh bills, she did not respond and could not stand up. I sent my husband to have her put down, she no longer had any quality of life and was in so much pain. Oh but, again they charged a bundle ($800+ again) and sent her home, with more drugs. The following week, we could not allow her to suffer anymore, called the vet to speak to an answering service, with no referal in case of an emergency. We called and called, this be after closing on a weekend. We are all crying, the dog is in so much pain, we took her to Bishop Ranch and had them put her to sleep. Monday, we get a call back around 11:30, asking if I would like to bring Mollie in as she understood "Mollie isn't feeling well"...I was so angry, I waited to speak to the vet in person. This is a group that will price gouge you to death, with little or any corcern for your pet! I wish someone had alerted me along time ago! Good Luck

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I brought in our cat Coco to be examined for oral problems. She was examined by Dr. Kenneth Briggs and prescribed an antibiotic and the pain medication, ??Metacam.? This was around 4:30 pm. The drugs were both orally administered to Coco in the recommended dosages at approximately 6:30 pm. Within 15 minutes she started showing signs of extreme distress and appeared to be in great pain up until the time she died at 8:30 pm.

Searching for answers, I went online. "Metacam Kills," is only one of many frightening articles I found on the Internet about this drug. Here is an excerpt from another article:

"Metacam Solution for Injection (for cats) and Metacam Oral Suspension (for dogs). Metacam Solution for Injection was approved for one-time use only in cats on 28 Nov 2004 (NADA 141-219). Metacam Oral Suspension was approved for dogs only on 15 Apr 2003 (NADA 141-213). As of July 2006, the approval status of both medications has not changed.

The narrow safety margin in cats is reflected in the FDA??s Adverse Drug Experience (ADE) reports4 for Metacam Oral, which summarize drug side effects reported by veterinarians. Of 842 reports for dogs, 19 cases of kidney failure and no deaths were reported. However in 320 cats, 105 cases of kidney failure, 48 deaths and 35 cases resulting in euthanasia have been reported. This clearly indicates that Metacam poses a much greater risk in cats than in dogs. The use of Metacam poses not only a significant health risk to the cat, but also exposes the cat owner to significant financial risk." www.persiancats.org/FODWVG/.../index.php?file=Metacam

The fact that I was not notified of the dangers of this drug is absolutely criminal! If you need a vet, steer clear of Danville Veterinary Hospital. They killed our family pet!

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I brought in our cat Coco to be examined for oral problems. She was examined by Dr. Kenneth Briggs and prescribed an antibiotic and the pain medication, ??Metacam.? This was around 4:30 pm. The drugs were both orally administered to Coco in the recommended dosages at approximately 6:30 pm. Within 15 minutes she started showing signs of extreme distress and appeared to be in great pain up until the time she died at 8:30 pm.

Searching for answers, I went online. "Metacam Kills," is only one of many frightening articles I found on the Internet about this drug. Here is an excerpt from another article:

"Metacam Solution for Injection (for cats) and Metacam Oral Suspension (for dogs). Metacam Solution for Injection was approved for one-time use only in cats on 28 Nov 2004 (NADA 141-219). Metacam Oral Suspension was approved for dogs only on 15 Apr 2003 (NADA 141-213). As of July 2006, the approval status of both medications has not changed.

The narrow safety margin in cats is reflected in the FDA??s Adverse Drug Experience (ADE) reports4 for Metacam Oral, which summarize drug side effects reported by veterinarians. Of 842 reports for dogs, 19 cases of kidney failure and no deaths were reported. However in 320 cats, 105 cases of kidney failure, 48 deaths and 35 cases resulting in euthanasia have been reported. This clearly indicates that Metacam poses a much greater risk in cats than in dogs. The use of Metacam poses not only a significant health risk to the cat, but also exposes the cat owner to significant financial risk." www.persiancats.org/FODWVG/.../index.php?file=Metacam

The fact that I was not notified of the dangers of this drug is absolutely criminal! If you need a vet, steer clear of Danville Veterinary Hospital. They killed our family pet!

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We have been taking our dogs to Danville vet. for over 16 years and have rec'd. exceptional care and courteous service from all the staff and Dr.s
They know my dog by name and greet him as soon as we arrive and treat him like family.

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We have been taking our dogs to Danville vet. for over 16 years and have rec'd. exceptional care and courteous service from all the staff and Dr.s
They know my dog by name and greet him as soon as we arrive and treat him like family.

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First of all there is no way to rush bloodwork results. The lab has to come pick it up and drive it to the lab. Then the Hospital staff have to download the lab and enter it into every clients file. Once that is done the doctors look at the results and call the owners. If they are in a surgery or appointment at the time they will not see it until they go back to their desk. Also the Health Care Plan is a discount program that you pay annually for. Generally if you renewed the plan and never got to use the discounts there is a chance to get a refund. HOWEVER, if you have already used the discounts and the discounts you received exceeded the cost of renewal, why on earth would you get money back? The plan is even useful when it comes time to put you pet to sleep and saves you on the cost of the procedure and the cremation of your pet. What you are paying for is the service. Plastered right on the front door there is a sign saying where the 2 closest Emergency vets are if the vet is closed. There is even a little map, so the is no way to say that they don't know about emergency clinics. Danville Vet is not associated with them because they are not owned by the same owner. Its always so lovely how people love to complain but never write good reviews...thats to difficult...

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First of all there is no way to rush bloodwork results. The lab has to come pick it up and drive it to the lab. Then the Hospital staff have to download the lab and enter it into every clients file. Once that is done the doctors look at the results and call the owners. If they are in a surgery or appointment at the time they will not see it until they go back to their desk. Also the Health Care Plan is a discount program that you pay annually for. Generally if you renewed the plan and never got to use the discounts there is a chance to get a refund. HOWEVER, if you have already used the discounts and the discounts you received exceeded the cost of renewal, why on earth would you get money back? The plan is even useful when it comes time to put you pet to sleep and saves you on the cost of the procedure and the cremation of your pet. What you are paying for is the service. Plastered right on the front door there is a sign saying where the 2 closest Emergency vets are if the vet is closed. There is even a little map, so the is no way to say that they don't know about emergency clinics. Danville Vet is not associated with them because they are not owned by the same owner. Its always so lovely how people love to complain but never write good reviews...thats to difficult...

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Their negligence cost me grief and my dog suffering when she dog was very sick. She was born with a heart defect and had been a patient there since she was a puppy. When she was eight years old she suddenly developed difficulty breathing and couldn't walk ten feet without looking distressed. I called them and they told me to bring her in and I did, however I had to wait twenty minutes before Dr. Haxby came into the exam room. This entire twenty minutes my dog was gagging and coughing and gasping for breath. Dr. Haxby said she would run some tests and told me she would call me. I walked out of the exam room in grief - I felt as though I had been dismissed and wasn't welcome to wait there while the tests were being done. I went out to the lobby where some new staff person went over the charges with me and I had to sign something stating I would be responsible for the bill. Now, I had gone there with all my pets for ten years and easily spent thousands of dollars there and always paid my bill. But ok, so I leave and go back to work and get a phone call about half an hour later telling me Maggie had "collapsed" and was being given CPR but it didn't look good. I then got another call a few minutes later telling me she had died. After a few days had passed and I had the ability, I got a copy of the medical records because something did not seem right. Dr. Haxby said that when she collapsed on the x-ray table they put her on Lasix IV, but why wasn't she put on Lasix the moment they took her in the back? It's a diuretic and safe and the first course of treatment in a cardiac patient. They put her through the stress of two chest x-rays which put animals under stress especially when they are difficult and labored breathing because one is on their side and the other on their back. I believe the stress of the two chest x-rays was more than she could endure and went into cardiac arrest. After talking to other vets after the fact, I was told she should have been immediately on Lasix IV and only x-rayed after she stabilized. Sure, she was middle aged and with a heart defect she was on borrowed time, but unless you give your beloved pet 100% you will always feel you let them down and feel responsible for undue suffering.
As far as the staff, Dr. Briggs was her primary vet but never in the eight years said that a cardiac follow-up might be done to uncover any heart failure so she could be put on medications to help her. He never referred me to a cardiac specialist either. I had taken her in a few months prior to this telling him she was nauseated and vomiting several times upon awakening on the morning and he didn't seem to think this would be related to undiscovered heart failure. He was WRONG. Also he had put her on a thyroid medication two weeks prior to her dying from cardiac arrest, the full dose, despite the manufacturer's warning that it is to be "used with extreme caution" in animals with heart conditions. It speeds up their metabolism and therefore their blood pressure, heart rate, etc. He should have suggested a cardiac work-up BEFORE giving her this medication. But he didn't because he's lazy and doesn't care. Is that NEGLIGENCE or what?
I have since moved from the area not that I would have ever gone back there, and just want everyone who reads this to be careful, get a second opinion, ask around town for referrals. It has been over three years and I still carry the guilt that the professionals I trusted with my baby's care let us down. I guess I will feel this way always.

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Their negligence cost me grief and my dog suffering when she dog was very sick. She was born with a heart defect and had been a patient there since she was a puppy. When she was eight years old she suddenly developed difficulty breathing and couldn't walk ten feet without looking distressed. I called them and they told me to bring her in and I did, however I had to wait twenty minutes before Dr. Haxby came into the exam room. This entire twenty minutes my dog was gagging and coughing and gasping for breath. Dr. Haxby said she would run some tests and told me she would call me. I walked out of the exam room in grief - I felt as though I had been dismissed and wasn't welcome to wait there while the tests were being done. I went out to the lobby where some new staff person went over the charges with me and I had to sign something stating I would be responsible for the bill. Now, I had gone there with all my pets for ten years and easily spent thousands of dollars there and always paid my bill. But ok, so I leave and go back to work and get a phone call about half an hour later telling me Maggie had "collapsed" and was being given CPR but it didn't look good. I then got another call a few minutes later telling me she had died. After a few days had passed and I had the ability, I got a copy of the medical records because something did not seem right. Dr. Haxby said that when she collapsed on the x-ray table they put her on Lasix IV, but why wasn't she put on Lasix the moment they took her in the back? It's a diuretic and safe and the first course of treatment in a cardiac patient. They put her through the stress of two chest x-rays which put animals under stress especially when they are difficult and labored breathing because one is on their side and the other on their back. I believe the stress of the two chest x-rays was more than she could endure and went into cardiac arrest. After talking to other vets after the fact, I was told she should have been immediately on Lasix IV and only x-rayed after she stabilized. Sure, she was middle aged and with a heart defect she was on borrowed time, but unless you give your beloved pet 100% you will always feel you let them down and feel responsible for undue suffering.
As far as the staff, Dr. Briggs was her primary vet but never in the eight years said that a cardiac follow-up might be done to uncover any heart failure so she could be put on medications to help her. He never referred me to a cardiac specialist either. I had taken her in a few months prior to this telling him she was nauseated and vomiting several times upon awakening on the morning and he didn't seem to think this would be related to undiscovered heart failure. He was WRONG. Also he had put her on a thyroid medication two weeks prior to her dying from cardiac arrest, the full dose, despite the manufacturer's warning that it is to be "used with extreme caution" in animals with heart conditions. It speeds up their metabolism and therefore their blood pressure, heart rate, etc. He should have suggested a cardiac work-up BEFORE giving her this medication. But he didn't because he's lazy and doesn't care. Is that NEGLIGENCE or what?
I have since moved from the area not that I would have ever gone back there, and just want everyone who reads this to be careful, get a second opinion, ask around town for referrals. It has been over three years and I still carry the guilt that the professionals I trusted with my baby's care let us down. I guess I will feel this way always.

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EDIT: TO "WHO K." WHO POSTED A REVIEW RESPONSE TO OUR NEGATIVE REVIEWS. REPUTABLE VETERINARY CLINICS OF WHICH I HAVE BEEN TAKING MY CATS TO HAVE ASSOCIATIONS WITH EMERGENCY CLINICS OR CAN AT LEAST REFER AN EMERGENCY CLINIC IN THE EVEN THAT AN ANIMAL IS EXTREMELY SICK AND REQUIRES EMERGENCY CARE. EMERGENCY VET CLINICS HAVE THE ABILITY TO DO BLOOD WORK ON THE SPOT AND TREAT ANIMALS IMMEDIATELY. MY DAD DID NOT TAKE MY CAT TO DANVILLE VET AFTER HOURS, HE TOOK HER DURING NORMAL OPERATING HOURS AND DESPITE HER HORRIBLE CONDITION THEY SENT HER HOME WITH HIM AND NEVER ONCE RECOMMENDED THAT HE GET EMERGENCY MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR HER WHICH WAS ABSOLUTELY IMPERATIVE TO HER SURVIVAL!!!!! THIS IS THE BIGGEST PROBLEM I HAVE. I UNDERSTAND THEY ARE LIMITED ON WHAT THEY CAN DO AT THEIR FACILITY BUT IF AN ANIMAL COMES IN THAT OBVIOUSLY NEEDS EMERGENCY MEDICAL ATTENTION THEN THEY SHOULD BE TREATED AS SUCH AND REFERRED TO AN EMERGENCY FACILITY THAT CAN PROVIDE THAT KIND OF SPEEDY ATTENTION INSTEAD OF WAITING TO SEND BLOOD WORK OFF TO SOME LAB WHILE THE ANIMALS HEALTH CONTINUES TO DRASTICALLY AND QUICKLY DECLINE. I LOST MY CAT BECAUSE OF THEIR LACK OF ATTENTION AND CARE FOR A SITUATION THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN TREATED AS AN EMERGENCY. I HAVE WRITTEN PLENTY OF POSITIVE REVIEWS IN MY DAY FOR PLACES THAT DESERVE IT. THIS PLACE DOES NOT DESERVE A POSITIVE REVIEW FROM ME, AND I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO FEELS THIS WAY. MY DAD HAS SINCE SWITCHED VETERINARY CLINICS FOR HIS OTHER CAT AND REFUSES TO TAKE HER TO DANVILLE VET.

This vet is great for their pet insurance and for regular check ups, but God forbid your pet come down with something life threatening and they don't take quick action nor do they seem to be associated with any 24 hour emergency clinic that they could refer you to

My cat that I grew up with, the one that meant the world to me, but was left with my Dad when it was time for me to move out due to not wanting to cause her stress or take her away from his other cat, passed away at 10 years of age. She had become mysteriously ill although my Dad didn't realize the signs as she was really hiding her symptoms for quite some time until he realized she wasn't eating her food anymore. He immediately took her in and upon examination and attempts to draw blood they stated her blood pressure was very low. At this point she was very weak. Instead of rushing her blood test results or referring my Dad to an after hours clinic that could they sent her home, stated there was nothing they could do for her at the clinic until they got the results, and took until 2pm the following day to call my Dad with results. At this point they determined that her blood platelets were attacking her immune system, her blood count was down to 25k (normal for a cat is around 175k), and all they did was have him pick up medicine that was supposed to take over her immune system. They didn't advise to bring her back in despite the urgency.

My Dad went home, administered a dose of medicine to her, force fed her some food as they had advised and an hour or so later she had crawled behind her cat tree and died.

I was absolutely devastated. I got this cat the weekend after I had returned from being in the hospital for 3 days after a tragic car accident that had claimed the life of my bestest friend. This cat provided comfort and companionship to me during a very very difficult time in my life and for that she always always held a special place in my heart above any other pet I've had. My Dad was devastated as well. The vet office apologized and explained there wasn't anything they could do. However, from the way things were explained had it been caught sooner and treated she may have had a better chance of over coming the illness. They could not tell my Dad why she became so sick, she never had any previous illnesses.

I still can't believe that even after seeing her condition they didn't refer him to an emergency vet that could get her on IV fluids, get immediate blood test results, and begin treating her immediately. That is the part that just kills me. How could you send such a sick cat home, and then wait until 2pm the next day to get results and send someone home with nothing but medication. It seems so careless to me. Had they tried harder, had they rushed things, had they shown a sense of urgency and did everything they possibly could I'd be more settled in what happened, at this point I have been stuck with "what if's" for over a year and a broke heart.

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EDIT: TO "WHO K." WHO POSTED A REVIEW RESPONSE TO OUR NEGATIVE REVIEWS. REPUTABLE VETERINARY CLINICS OF WHICH I HAVE BEEN TAKING MY CATS TO HAVE ASSOCIATIONS WITH EMERGENCY CLINICS OR CAN AT LEAST REFER AN EMERGENCY CLINIC IN THE EVEN THAT AN ANIMAL IS EXTREMELY SICK AND REQUIRES EMERGENCY CARE. EMERGENCY VET CLINICS HAVE THE ABILITY TO DO BLOOD WORK ON THE SPOT AND TREAT ANIMALS IMMEDIATELY. MY DAD DID NOT TAKE MY CAT TO DANVILLE VET AFTER HOURS, HE TOOK HER DURING NORMAL OPERATING HOURS AND DESPITE HER HORRIBLE CONDITION THEY SENT HER HOME WITH HIM AND NEVER ONCE RECOMMENDED THAT HE GET EMERGENCY MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR HER WHICH WAS ABSOLUTELY IMPERATIVE TO HER SURVIVAL!!!!! THIS IS THE BIGGEST PROBLEM I HAVE. I UNDERSTAND THEY ARE LIMITED ON WHAT THEY CAN DO AT THEIR FACILITY BUT IF AN ANIMAL COMES IN THAT OBVIOUSLY NEEDS EMERGENCY MEDICAL ATTENTION THEN THEY SHOULD BE TREATED AS SUCH AND REFERRED TO AN EMERGENCY FACILITY THAT CAN PROVIDE THAT KIND OF SPEEDY ATTENTION INSTEAD OF WAITING TO SEND BLOOD WORK OFF TO SOME LAB WHILE THE ANIMALS HEALTH CONTINUES TO DRASTICALLY AND QUICKLY DECLINE. I LOST MY CAT BECAUSE OF THEIR LACK OF ATTENTION AND CARE FOR A SITUATION THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN TREATED AS AN EMERGENCY. I HAVE WRITTEN PLENTY OF POSITIVE REVIEWS IN MY DAY FOR PLACES THAT DESERVE IT. THIS PLACE DOES NOT DESERVE A POSITIVE REVIEW FROM ME, AND I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO FEELS THIS WAY. MY DAD HAS SINCE SWITCHED VETERINARY CLINICS FOR HIS OTHER CAT AND REFUSES TO TAKE HER TO DANVILLE VET.

This vet is great for their pet insurance and for regular check ups, but God forbid your pet come down with something life threatening and they don't take quick action nor do they seem to be associated with any 24 hour emergency clinic that they could refer you to

My cat that I grew up with, the one that meant the world to me, but was left with my Dad when it was time for me to move out due to not wanting to cause her stress or take her away from his other cat, passed away at 10 years of age. She had become mysteriously ill although my Dad didn't realize the signs as she was really hiding her symptoms for quite some time until he realized she wasn't eating her food anymore. He immediately took her in and upon examination and attempts to draw blood they stated her blood pressure was very low. At this point she was very weak. Instead of rushing her blood test results or referring my Dad to an after hours clinic that could they sent her home, stated there was nothing they could do for her at the clinic until they got the results, and took until 2pm the following day to call my Dad with results. At this point they determined that her blood platelets were attacking her immune system, her blood count was down to 25k (normal for a cat is around 175k), and all they did was have him pick up medicine that was supposed to take over her immune system. They didn't advise to bring her back in despite the urgency.

My Dad went home, administered a dose of medicine to her, force fed her some food as they had advised and an hour or so later she had crawled behind her cat tree and died.

I was absolutely devastated. I got this cat the weekend after I had returned from being in the hospital for 3 days after a tragic car accident that had claimed the life of my bestest friend. This cat provided comfort and companionship to me during a very very difficult time in my life and for that she always always held a special place in my heart above any other pet I've had. My Dad was devastated as well. The vet office apologized and explained there wasn't anything they could do. However, from the way things were explained had it been caught sooner and treated she may have had a better chance of over coming the illness. They could not tell my Dad why she became so sick, she never had any previous illnesses.

I still can't believe that even after seeing her condition they didn't refer him to an emergency vet that could get her on IV fluids, get immediate blood test results, and begin treating her immediately. That is the part that just kills me. How could you send such a sick cat home, and then wait until 2pm the next day to get results and send someone home with nothing but medication. It seems so careless to me. Had they tried harder, had they rushed things, had they shown a sense of urgency and did everything they possibly could I'd be more settled in what happened, at this point I have been stuck with "what if's" for over a year and a broke heart.

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I took my dog to this vet ever since he was 6 weeks old. They supposedly should have known my dog pretty well after 8 plus years, but unfortunately they did not.

I brought him in regularly for all his shots, visits, boarded him when I went on vacation, so you would think they would have known him pretty well.

I took him in to the vet here in September because I noticed he was stumbling. Right away WITHOUT testing him for anything, the vet said looked like he had neurological problems and gave him a prescription for 60 milligrams of prednisone. I was to give this to him for a few times a day, then ween him off. I noticed NO changes.

I have carried Danville Vet's insurance since my dog was small. It is a TOTAL RIP OFF! I NEVER got out of their for under a couple hundred dollars.

I recently called them because my dog had not got any better, just worse. It got to the point where he couldn't walk or even stand to urinate. I had to carry him everywhere and hold him so he could urinate.

I finally decided after 7 months that he wasn't getting any better and he wasn't enjoying a good quality life so I decided to have him put down. I called Danville Vet and asked what the cost would be to put him down. They quoted me a price of $185.00 even WITH the insurance.

I took another route and put my baby out of his misery.

I called to find out if there was any refund on the insurance, was put on hold and the gal came back on the phone and said they didn't give refunds.

They are a TOTAL RIP OFF and they don't give a rats about your pet, they are purely in it for the MONEY!

Would I recommend this Vet to anyone -- HE double L NO!

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I took my dog to this vet ever since he was 6 weeks old. They supposedly should have known my dog pretty well after 8 plus years, but unfortunately they did not.

I brought him in regularly for all his shots, visits, boarded him when I went on vacation, so you would think they would have known him pretty well.

I took him in to the vet here in September because I noticed he was stumbling. Right away WITHOUT testing him for anything, the vet said looked like he had neurological problems and gave him a prescription for 60 milligrams of prednisone. I was to give this to him for a few times a day, then ween him off. I noticed NO changes.

I have carried Danville Vet's insurance since my dog was small. It is a TOTAL RIP OFF! I NEVER got out of their for under a couple hundred dollars.

I recently called them because my dog had not got any better, just worse. It got to the point where he couldn't walk or even stand to urinate. I had to carry him everywhere and hold him so he could urinate.

I finally decided after 7 months that he wasn't getting any better and he wasn't enjoying a good quality life so I decided to have him put down. I called Danville Vet and asked what the cost would be to put him down. They quoted me a price of $185.00 even WITH the insurance.

I took another route and put my baby out of his misery.

I called to find out if there was any refund on the insurance, was put on hold and the gal came back on the phone and said they didn't give refunds.

They are a TOTAL RIP OFF and they don't give a rats about your pet, they are purely in it for the MONEY!

Would I recommend this Vet to anyone -- HE double L NO!

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One of the veterinarians did not heed the manufacturer's warning on a prescription medication he prescribed for my dog and in two weeks she was dead from heart failure. He failed to do any testing to see if she could tolerate the medication, despite her condition being well documented in their records and the clear warning on the manufacturer's label.

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One of the veterinarians did not heed the manufacturer's warning on a prescription medication he prescribed for my dog and in two weeks she was dead from heart failure. He failed to do any testing to see if she could tolerate the medication, despite her condition being well documented in their records and the clear warning on the manufacturer's label.

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I had a sick puppy that I was pet-sitting and it got really sick. I called the hospital and it was probably 11pm in the evening but I was surprised to get a phone call. The vet then met me at the hospital 30 minutes later and took a look at friends puppy. He was very nice, and very compassionate and calmed my nerves. He gave me some medication and the pup was steady enough to come home with me, and he was a happy little puppy again. I would definitely recommend this Veterinary Hospital to friends and family!

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I had a sick puppy that I was pet-sitting and it got really sick. I called the hospital and it was probably 11pm in the evening but I was surprised to get a phone call. The vet then met me at the hospital 30 minutes later and took a look at friends puppy. He was very nice, and very compassionate and calmed my nerves. He gave me some medication and the pup was steady enough to come home with me, and he was a happy little puppy again. I would definitely recommend this Veterinary Hospital to friends and family!

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Welcome to Danville Veterinary Hospital We know how precious pets are to you and your family. At Danville Veterinary Hospital, we are committed to the highest quality of veterinary care for your special friend. Our goal is to protect, extend, and enhance those precious relationships. After all, there is nothing better than a happy healthy pet! Danville Veterinary Hospital has been serving pets and their human companions in Danville since 1954. The hospital's long history of excellent care and patient satisfaction is due to the accomplishments of our attentive, experienced and caring medical team. We stress the need for preventative care and early diagnostic testing, and focus on interventional medicine and surgery and emergency care. Danville Veterinary Hospital seeks to set a high standard for excellent veterinary medicine and compassionate care. Our highly-skilled veterinarians and staff members all cooperate and work together toward one common goal: the well-being of your pet. Along with providing the best medical care for your pet, Danville Veterinary Hospital wants to educate pet owners on how to best care for their animal friends outside the hospital. By communicating with our clients, we help them learn how to give their pets the best quality of life and help them live long, healthy lives.

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