Coconut Grove Animal Clinic

★★★☆☆
  • 3200 Grand Ave

    Miami, FL 33133

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  • 305-448-2123

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Mon-Sat 9am-12pm, Mon-Sat 2pm-5pm

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KATE MARMASH ALMOST KILLED MY DOG. She prescribed her medication for heart failure without doing bloodwork, an echocardiogram, or an xray. After taking my dog to a specialist who did an echocardiogram, he determined that she was not in

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KATE MARMASH ALMOST KILLED MY DOG. She prescribed her medication for heart failure without doing bloodwork, an echocardiogram, or an xray. After taking my dog to a specialist who did an echocardiogram, he determined that she was not in

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The vet at this clinic refused to write my cat a prescription for his flea preventative to give to Petmeds. Clearly they just wanted to rip me off by forcing me to purchase their overly priced products. Staff is uncaring, not helpful and

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The vet at this clinic refused to write my cat a prescription for his flea preventative to give to Petmeds. Clearly they just wanted to rip me off by forcing me to purchase their overly priced products. Staff is uncaring, not helpful and

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WOW! I cannot believe the negative reviews. I have been going to Dr. Marmesh for about 18 years, and am thrilled such a vet exists (and that his daughter, Kate Marmesh, is his successor). We are so happy there that when we moved out of Dade County up to Hollywood, we have continued to make the trek down to the Grove for what we consider superior animal care (and this, despite being Hollywood residents, home of the famous HOllywood Animal Hospital). Being from an animal loving family of multiple pet owners, we have tried countless vets...but none have compared to Dr. Marmesh. Yes, he's somewhat aloof at times, but frankly, I don't go to my vet to discuss American Idol contestants. His diagnoses and treatments are typically right on, and when he doesn't have an answer, he admits to it and is not afraid or too insecure to suggest a trip to a higher tech animal hospital (which is rarely necessary...but admittedly, his clinic is on the no-frills side). And his prices are incredible--I've never been gauged the way I have been with other vets. He is honest, accurate, and has a passion for animal care that is unrivaled. His daughter Kate is following in his footsteps, thank God. I cannot say enough about this animal clinic. Don't go by those negative reviews-this is the best vet practice in South Florida.

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WOW! I cannot believe the negative reviews. I have been going to Dr. Marmesh for about 18 years, and am thrilled such a vet exists (and that his daughter, Kate Marmesh, is his successor). We are so happy there that when we moved out of Dade County up to Hollywood, we have continued to make the trek down to the Grove for what we consider superior animal care (and this, despite being Hollywood residents, home of the famous HOllywood Animal Hospital). Being from an animal loving family of multiple pet owners, we have tried countless vets...but none have compared to Dr. Marmesh. Yes, he's somewhat aloof at times, but frankly, I don't go to my vet to discuss American Idol contestants. His diagnoses and treatments are typically right on, and when he doesn't have an answer, he admits to it and is not afraid or too insecure to suggest a trip to a higher tech animal hospital (which is rarely necessary...but admittedly, his clinic is on the no-frills side). And his prices are incredible--I've never been gauged the way I have been with other vets. He is honest, accurate, and has a passion for animal care that is unrivaled. His daughter Kate is following in his footsteps, thank God. I cannot say enough about this animal clinic. Don't go by those negative reviews-this is the best vet practice in South Florida.

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If I could give negative stars I would towards Dr. Marmesh (Senior) and his clinic - Coconut Grove Animal. ?I have been taking my two dogs there since they were pups. Now that I'm planning a trip to Germany with my dogs, I went there three months in advance to have them get their shots so that I can travel with them. Dr. Kate Marmesh assured me I was all set and said to come a few days prior to get the health certificates.\n\nAs planned, I contacted them to discuss the certificates for the dogs , I was then told, ""we no longer do health certificates to Germany."" I then rushed over in person to discuss the matter and Dr. Marmesh (senior) then said, ""we no longer do health certificates to Germany it's too much of a hassle and it would take hours to complete."" ?As you can imagine I became very upset and told him he should honor what was told to me months ago. ?He walked away and completely disregarded me and the years of loyalty to his clinic I've given. His laziness, arrogance and lack of professionalism was very upsetting and disheartening. Dr. Kate Marmesh tried to calm me down, and said she would try and work on it and that someone would contact me tomorrow. I appreciate her trying to make it better, but Dr. marmesh's (senior) attitude and fearing that it would not be done correctly drove me to contact - Dr. Nasio from Miami International Animal Hospital in Miami Springs. ?It took him 20 minutes to complete, explained the entire procedure including the appointment with the USDA's office, and ultimately resolved my situation and put me at ease. ?I highly recommend his services, very thorough and professional.\n\nIn the end, I do not recommend this clinic it may save you money at first, but in the end you'll pay for it. ?

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If I could give negative stars I would towards Dr. Marmesh (Senior) and his clinic - Coconut Grove Animal. ?I have been taking my two dogs there since they were pups. Now that I'm planning a trip to Germany with my dogs, I went there three months in advance to have them get their shots so that I can travel with them. Dr. Kate Marmesh assured me I was all set and said to come a few days prior to get the health certificates.\n\nAs planned, I contacted them to discuss the certificates for the dogs , I was then told, ""we no longer do health certificates to Germany."" I then rushed over in person to discuss the matter and Dr. Marmesh (senior) then said, ""we no longer do health certificates to Germany it's too much of a hassle and it would take hours to complete."" ?As you can imagine I became very upset and told him he should honor what was told to me months ago. ?He walked away and completely disregarded me and the years of loyalty to his clinic I've given. His laziness, arrogance and lack of professionalism was very upsetting and disheartening. Dr. Kate Marmesh tried to calm me down, and said she would try and work on it and that someone would contact me tomorrow. I appreciate her trying to make it better, but Dr. marmesh's (senior) attitude and fearing that it would not be done correctly drove me to contact - Dr. Nasio from Miami International Animal Hospital in Miami Springs. ?It took him 20 minutes to complete, explained the entire procedure including the appointment with the USDA's office, and ultimately resolved my situation and put me at ease. ?I highly recommend his services, very thorough and professional.\n\nIn the end, I do not recommend this clinic it may save you money at first, but in the end you'll pay for it. ?

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So being a good person i took 2 new born kittens i found on the side of the road.. I took them here because other than being overly expensive i heard they were nice... Upon walking in i was greated by another pet owner and ignored by the vet on the phone,c another vet walked up and looked inside the box and said ( wow they are going to die unless someone feeds them and we cant do that here). At that point i was heartbroken and very sad!!! A lingeling vet tech was around as i grabbed my box with kitten and was walking out, i was so hurt that i said ' fuc* i am never bringing my dogs here again"" mind you i said this in the street as i opened the door to my car and the vet tech proceded to star cursing at me and said never fuc*ng come here again!!! Are you kidding me? not only did you tell me to let the cats die but then you have miss personality representing your vet office!!! extremely rude!!!!

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So being a good person i took 2 new born kittens i found on the side of the road.. I took them here because other than being overly expensive i heard they were nice... Upon walking in i was greated by another pet owner and ignored by the vet on the phone,c another vet walked up and looked inside the box and said ( wow they are going to die unless someone feeds them and we cant do that here). At that point i was heartbroken and very sad!!! A lingeling vet tech was around as i grabbed my box with kitten and was walking out, i was so hurt that i said ' fuc* i am never bringing my dogs here again"" mind you i said this in the street as i opened the door to my car and the vet tech proceded to star cursing at me and said never fuc*ng come here again!!! Are you kidding me? not only did you tell me to let the cats die but then you have miss personality representing your vet office!!! extremely rude!!!!

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I had recently received a puppy and because of convenience took her there. The first visit I had a lot of questions and they were somewhat annoyed and really didn't take the time to answer. I went back and saw the daughter and had a good experience, she didn't rush, she was kind, and she answered my questions. With that I decided that I would keep going back and just ask for her.\r\nI called to make an appointment for surgery and the young lady who answered the phone was not knowledgeable. When I told her I needed to get my puppy spayed she asked if the dog was a male or female. Then she was asking me questions, and if she would have taken the minute to pull the file, all of her answers were right there. When I asked to speak with the office manager they were very sneaky and the Dr. was listening in on the other line. I proceeded to state my observation about the previous conversation and then wanted to know how the spay procedure was performed. Specifically, I wanted to know if they performed the latest procedure where the inside layers of skin were sutured with dissolvable stitches and the outer layer was sealed with glue. The individual indicated that no, the Dr. stitches the incision and that she would have to come back in to have them removed. I then proceeded to explain that I read on the internet about the other procedure that used glue and in mid sentence she interrupted me and informed me that the Dr. was listening to the conversation and has decided not to do the procedure on my dog. I asked ""why?"" and she said that he was listening to our conversation and that I was being difficult and he decided not to do it. He also said that ""it is non of her business"" to know how he does the procedure. I couldn't believe what I was hearing! It is non of my business how a procedure is done on MY dog. That the Dr. was perturbed that I was asking questions. That I actually took the time to do research and try to do what is best for my dog? How dare he just assume that I am going to hand over her to just anybody and not want to know what and how things happen.\r\nI tried to keep my composure but I was mad! The individual I was speaking to on the phone remained polite which I appreciated. She also was polite when I went to pick up my dogs file as I would not be returning to this vet office. But just in case...I did have the camera running (I can be sneaky too).\r\nLike another review said, this may be a good practice for routine stuff, but anything else forget about it.

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I had recently received a puppy and because of convenience took her there. The first visit I had a lot of questions and they were somewhat annoyed and really didn't take the time to answer. I went back and saw the daughter and had a good experience, she didn't rush, she was kind, and she answered my questions. With that I decided that I would keep going back and just ask for her.\r\nI called to make an appointment for surgery and the young lady who answered the phone was not knowledgeable. When I told her I needed to get my puppy spayed she asked if the dog was a male or female. Then she was asking me questions, and if she would have taken the minute to pull the file, all of her answers were right there. When I asked to speak with the office manager they were very sneaky and the Dr. was listening in on the other line. I proceeded to state my observation about the previous conversation and then wanted to know how the spay procedure was performed. Specifically, I wanted to know if they performed the latest procedure where the inside layers of skin were sutured with dissolvable stitches and the outer layer was sealed with glue. The individual indicated that no, the Dr. stitches the incision and that she would have to come back in to have them removed. I then proceeded to explain that I read on the internet about the other procedure that used glue and in mid sentence she interrupted me and informed me that the Dr. was listening to the conversation and has decided not to do the procedure on my dog. I asked ""why?"" and she said that he was listening to our conversation and that I was being difficult and he decided not to do it. He also said that ""it is non of her business"" to know how he does the procedure. I couldn't believe what I was hearing! It is non of my business how a procedure is done on MY dog. That the Dr. was perturbed that I was asking questions. That I actually took the time to do research and try to do what is best for my dog? How dare he just assume that I am going to hand over her to just anybody and not want to know what and how things happen.\r\nI tried to keep my composure but I was mad! The individual I was speaking to on the phone remained polite which I appreciated. She also was polite when I went to pick up my dogs file as I would not be returning to this vet office. But just in case...I did have the camera running (I can be sneaky too).\r\nLike another review said, this may be a good practice for routine stuff, but anything else forget about it.

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I?m going to start out with the worst of it?\r\nI asked about a lump on one of the dogs ribs. The Dr. never said it straight out but alluded to this more than likely being bone cancer and it being a very invasive surgery, expensive for an old dog. I agreed and would have chosen not to do anything b/c she is 11yrs and the recovery itself would have been torture. But after I left the office a quick search online provided obvious confirmation that IF my dog had had bone cancer on her rib she would surely have already been dead--the lump has been there for a year (most dogs last 3mo if on the rib cage) and she was in NO pain (bone cancer is supposedly so painful that the dogs can't function without meds!)! \r\nI had also asked about something to give her to make the arthritis in her back hip not as stiff/sore. The doctor told me Rimidyl would work so when I asked the front desk for a prescription she said ok that will be $12 (maybe $15 I can't remember). I asked her to explain---boiled down to them not wanting people to order online when their office has the pills. I said oh, well that's fine how much are the pills? Almost $2/pill and she needs 2 pills a day. I asked if there was a generic or something less expensive. They said they don't carry or write prescriptions for generic. I explained that I would be happy to buy the generic or something less expensive but that for a medicine that would be long term I just couldn't afford to pay that much. \r\nI went home, checked online and, of course, the Rimidyl and the generic are MUCH cheaper online. I do realize that $12 isn't much but I was just so irritated by the fact that they were basically telling me that this medication would make my dog feel better and if I didn't agree to by it form them at their outrageous cost then they would hold my dogs prescription hostage until I paid them. Even when I offered to buy a generic or different medication from them they told me that wasn't an option because they didn't carry/recommend THOSE medications so they would charge me to write a prescription for something else. I asked but if you don?t carry the medication then why would you charge for me just to write a prescription? I can?t buy it from you b/c you don?t carry it?!? Didn?t matter, they were going to force me to pay them something one way or another.\r\nNow the little stuff?\r\nI felt I was ignored when I 1st came in with my two dogs. After waiting to be acknowledge I finally said excuse me I'm new to this clinic and I would imagine I'll need to fill out paper work before we're seen...I figured they were just really busy, even though this just sat behind the counter doing nothing. I later found out this was the Dr. Marmesh. \r\nI personally am very lucky b/c my dogs are very friendly to other dogs and are not barkers. However, I watched staff become obviously annoyed by other animals/people as more and more piled into the small waiting area and dogs started barking (not mine). The waiting area is cramped and dogs and cats are all together, this obviously leads to barking and some issues between animals. It seemed to be a normal scene and not that unruly really, but the staff was clearly annoyed.\r\nWhen we were asked to come into the room and have the dogs weighed I said ok, if you give them commands this will be easy...as they quickly grabbed the 1st dog and tried forcing her up there--she is a huge black lab that becomes dead weight if you try to force her to do anything. If you ask/give a command she is amazingly obedient. After a horrible few minutes resulting in one bloody toenail it was the 2nd dogs turn. This time they allowed me to give the hand command and she promptly hopped up onto the scale and stayed when she was told.\r\nMy dogs deserve better and they will get it. I may be going down to pay the $12 for my prescription (the generic is still so much cheaper online it doesn't really matter) BUT I will NOT BE TAKING MY DOGS BACK THERE.\r\n

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I?m going to start out with the worst of it?\r\nI asked about a lump on one of the dogs ribs. The Dr. never said it straight out but alluded to this more than likely being bone cancer and it being a very invasive surgery, expensive for an old dog. I agreed and would have chosen not to do anything b/c she is 11yrs and the recovery itself would have been torture. But after I left the office a quick search online provided obvious confirmation that IF my dog had had bone cancer on her rib she would surely have already been dead--the lump has been there for a year (most dogs last 3mo if on the rib cage) and she was in NO pain (bone cancer is supposedly so painful that the dogs can't function without meds!)! \r\nI had also asked about something to give her to make the arthritis in her back hip not as stiff/sore. The doctor told me Rimidyl would work so when I asked the front desk for a prescription she said ok that will be $12 (maybe $15 I can't remember). I asked her to explain---boiled down to them not wanting people to order online when their office has the pills. I said oh, well that's fine how much are the pills? Almost $2/pill and she needs 2 pills a day. I asked if there was a generic or something less expensive. They said they don't carry or write prescriptions for generic. I explained that I would be happy to buy the generic or something less expensive but that for a medicine that would be long term I just couldn't afford to pay that much. \r\nI went home, checked online and, of course, the Rimidyl and the generic are MUCH cheaper online. I do realize that $12 isn't much but I was just so irritated by the fact that they were basically telling me that this medication would make my dog feel better and if I didn't agree to by it form them at their outrageous cost then they would hold my dogs prescription hostage until I paid them. Even when I offered to buy a generic or different medication from them they told me that wasn't an option because they didn't carry/recommend THOSE medications so they would charge me to write a prescription for something else. I asked but if you don?t carry the medication then why would you charge for me just to write a prescription? I can?t buy it from you b/c you don?t carry it?!? Didn?t matter, they were going to force me to pay them something one way or another.\r\nNow the little stuff?\r\nI felt I was ignored when I 1st came in with my two dogs. After waiting to be acknowledge I finally said excuse me I'm new to this clinic and I would imagine I'll need to fill out paper work before we're seen...I figured they were just really busy, even though this just sat behind the counter doing nothing. I later found out this was the Dr. Marmesh. \r\nI personally am very lucky b/c my dogs are very friendly to other dogs and are not barkers. However, I watched staff become obviously annoyed by other animals/people as more and more piled into the small waiting area and dogs started barking (not mine). The waiting area is cramped and dogs and cats are all together, this obviously leads to barking and some issues between animals. It seemed to be a normal scene and not that unruly really, but the staff was clearly annoyed.\r\nWhen we were asked to come into the room and have the dogs weighed I said ok, if you give them commands this will be easy...as they quickly grabbed the 1st dog and tried forcing her up there--she is a huge black lab that becomes dead weight if you try to force her to do anything. If you ask/give a command she is amazingly obedient. After a horrible few minutes resulting in one bloody toenail it was the 2nd dogs turn. This time they allowed me to give the hand command and she promptly hopped up onto the scale and stayed when she was told.\r\nMy dogs deserve better and they will get it. I may be going down to pay the $12 for my prescription (the generic is still so much cheaper online it doesn't really matter) BUT I will NOT BE TAKING MY DOGS BACK THERE.\r\n

Pros: ??? Close to my house...

Cons: Unfriendly & don't listen, charge to write prescriptions

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the doctor's are great and the office makes you feel homie/ welcomed.There pretty fast ,now the receptionist isn't very friendly.

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the doctor's are great and the office makes you feel homie/ welcomed.There pretty fast ,now the receptionist isn't very friendly.

Pros: inexpensive great doctor's

Cons: parking stinks, receptionist not so friendly/serious

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5 stars, Dr Marmesh has been treating my dogs and cats for 20 odd years, my Dad is a retired vet and was around animals and vets most of my life and as far as vets go he's no. 1 in my book. Extremely knowledgable and friendly, prices are more than reasonable. \r\n\r\nWhen we had to put Dixie our dog to sleep some years ago Dr Marmesh and his daughter were terrific and sensitive.\r\n\r\n I do have some comment for the odd negatative comment, you're taking your pet to him, not you, many people babble on when describing their pets health issue, be concise, remember as mush as you may think you know about your pet and medicine, he knows a bit more than you, he understands your pet\r\n\r\nSeems some people want cuddles, you're going to the vet, not out on a date\r\n\r\nAlan, Linda, Foxey and the family :)\r\n\r\n\r\n

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5 stars, Dr Marmesh has been treating my dogs and cats for 20 odd years, my Dad is a retired vet and was around animals and vets most of my life and as far as vets go he's no. 1 in my book. Extremely knowledgable and friendly, prices are more than reasonable. \r\n\r\nWhen we had to put Dixie our dog to sleep some years ago Dr Marmesh and his daughter were terrific and sensitive.\r\n\r\n I do have some comment for the odd negatative comment, you're taking your pet to him, not you, many people babble on when describing their pets health issue, be concise, remember as mush as you may think you know about your pet and medicine, he knows a bit more than you, he understands your pet\r\n\r\nSeems some people want cuddles, you're going to the vet, not out on a date\r\n\r\nAlan, Linda, Foxey and the family :)\r\n\r\n\r\n

Pros: Location and staff

Cons: are there any?

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If you know what you need or are in tight financial services, this is a good place to go. I took both my cats there when I had just moved and had very little money. My old vet had told me exactly which shots and updates they needed and that is what they got for very reasonable prices.

However, if your are treating a long term illness, or have a mystery illness DO NOT GO HERE. The vet takes the smallest amount of information possible and is NOT insterested in talking to his customers. My older cat is suffering from allergies, cause unknown. The owner of the clinic, who treated him, had ZERO interest in giving me help or options beyond a drug which my former vet told me was an absolute last resort.

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If you know what you need or are in tight financial services, this is a good place to go. I took both my cats there when I had just moved and had very little money. My old vet had told me exactly which shots and updates they needed and that is what they got for very reasonable prices.

However, if your are treating a long term illness, or have a mystery illness DO NOT GO HERE. The vet takes the smallest amount of information possible and is NOT insterested in talking to his customers. My older cat is suffering from allergies, cause unknown. The owner of the clinic, who treated him, had ZERO interest in giving me help or options beyond a drug which my former vet told me was an absolute last resort.

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I had such a good experience here, I was surprised to see the other reviews. The vet and the technician were caring and sweet with my dog. They were pretty matter-of-fact, not overly fussy, which I think is a good thing in a vet. They took care of her right away, and the wait was very short, the price very reasonable. I would definitely recommend this clinic to everyone.

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I had such a good experience here, I was surprised to see the other reviews. The vet and the technician were caring and sweet with my dog. They were pretty matter-of-fact, not overly fussy, which I think is a good thing in a vet. They took care of her right away, and the wait was very short, the price very reasonable. I would definitely recommend this clinic to everyone.

Pros: Price, value, staff

Cons: office hours

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I have used this vet for shots and with a sick kitten.\r\n\r\nI had a stray cat who over the period of a year I have domesticated to the extent he is very friendly with me and my family.\r\n\r\nI told the Dr's staff and him also I was nervous about how he would react, that he was not used to other people.\r\n\r\nI was ignored.\r\n\r\nHe opened the cat carrier willie nilly and the cat went wild around his office.\r\n\r\nHe managed to close the door which was good, I thought it would give him a chance to lt the cat settle down a bit. But - no he was yelling I will step on him!\r\n\r\nHe then proceeded to try to step on the poor cat (who came with an injured leg already)\r\n\r\nHe managed to step on it but it got away twice.\r\n\r\nI asked him what the heck ws he doing and he said "" Do you want to pay for a 2500 dollar microscope?""\r\n\r\nI reached down basically to save the cat's life and grabbed him and got bit and scratched badly but managed to put him back in the carrier.\r\n\r\nThe doctor then immediately blamed me for bringing in a wild cat. Remember I had warned them it was a problem, but noone listened.\r\n\r\nI was allowed to clean my hands and was told a couple of horror stories about cat bites, given a prescription antibiotic ointment (for me) and even got him to give me a cat antibiotic for the cat...\r\n\r\nI believe this was gross negligence on the part of the staff and doctor and am considering whether I should file an animal cruelty complaint with the police.\r\n\r\nAlso the doctor bragged about having ""stepped on"" a feral cat before as a method of handling a loose cat in his office which he examined in a room that was inappropriate in the first place\r\n\r\nHis staff should learn to listen\r\n\r\nHim too\r\n\r\nFigure it out, do you want your pet taken care of by a staff and doctor like this?\r\n\r\nDespite slight convenience on shots etc and price for this it's not worth a swollen up hand and stepped on animal who may have been hurt much worse intentionally by the vet\r\n\r\nShame on them

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I have used this vet for shots and with a sick kitten.\r\n\r\nI had a stray cat who over the period of a year I have domesticated to the extent he is very friendly with me and my family.\r\n\r\nI told the Dr's staff and him also I was nervous about how he would react, that he was not used to other people.\r\n\r\nI was ignored.\r\n\r\nHe opened the cat carrier willie nilly and the cat went wild around his office.\r\n\r\nHe managed to close the door which was good, I thought it would give him a chance to lt the cat settle down a bit. But - no he was yelling I will step on him!\r\n\r\nHe then proceeded to try to step on the poor cat (who came with an injured leg already)\r\n\r\nHe managed to step on it but it got away twice.\r\n\r\nI asked him what the heck ws he doing and he said "" Do you want to pay for a 2500 dollar microscope?""\r\n\r\nI reached down basically to save the cat's life and grabbed him and got bit and scratched badly but managed to put him back in the carrier.\r\n\r\nThe doctor then immediately blamed me for bringing in a wild cat. Remember I had warned them it was a problem, but noone listened.\r\n\r\nI was allowed to clean my hands and was told a couple of horror stories about cat bites, given a prescription antibiotic ointment (for me) and even got him to give me a cat antibiotic for the cat...\r\n\r\nI believe this was gross negligence on the part of the staff and doctor and am considering whether I should file an animal cruelty complaint with the police.\r\n\r\nAlso the doctor bragged about having ""stepped on"" a feral cat before as a method of handling a loose cat in his office which he examined in a room that was inappropriate in the first place\r\n\r\nHis staff should learn to listen\r\n\r\nHim too\r\n\r\nFigure it out, do you want your pet taken care of by a staff and doctor like this?\r\n\r\nDespite slight convenience on shots etc and price for this it's not worth a swollen up hand and stepped on animal who may have been hurt much worse intentionally by the vet\r\n\r\nShame on them

Pros: cheap

Cons: uncaring and do not listen well

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Very In and Out kind of place if the waiting time is not too bad. Its a walk-in clinic...which is easy if you are not on a tight schedule. I waited for roughly an hour before seeing the vet and tech for a quick 10 minute exam for my pooch. The Dr. is not very personable..like i said ""in and out"". This was my dog's first visit in the office and the dr. was not at all friendly with my dog ; or furthermore even interested in our presence in the office. This is a terrible place to bring your animal if they are at all skidish or nervous. My dog was a stray and along with that came intense nervousness around strangers and worst of all vet offices. The staff at this clinic seemed quite annoyed that my dog was scared and finnicky. I will never put my dog in the hands of an impatient staff again.

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Very In and Out kind of place if the waiting time is not too bad. Its a walk-in clinic...which is easy if you are not on a tight schedule. I waited for roughly an hour before seeing the vet and tech for a quick 10 minute exam for my pooch. The Dr. is not very personable..like i said ""in and out"". This was my dog's first visit in the office and the dr. was not at all friendly with my dog ; or furthermore even interested in our presence in the office. This is a terrible place to bring your animal if they are at all skidish or nervous. My dog was a stray and along with that came intense nervousness around strangers and worst of all vet offices. The staff at this clinic seemed quite annoyed that my dog was scared and finnicky. I will never put my dog in the hands of an impatient staff again.

Pros: walk-in

Cons: impatient with finnicky animals...not too friendly

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Dr Marmesh is a caring patient vet. His strengths lie in not wasting the animal or owner's time and money.\nMy ancient great Dane had hit her ear flap and it had swelled. Another vet wanted to sedate her (dangerous at her age), charge me a huge amount of money, for essentially a cosmetic procedure.

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Dr Marmesh is a caring patient vet. His strengths lie in not wasting the animal or owner's time and money.\nMy ancient great Dane had hit her ear flap and it had swelled. Another vet wanted to sedate her (dangerous at her age), charge me a huge amount of money, for essentially a cosmetic procedure.

Pros: good staff, knowledgeable, patient

Cons: closed for lunch

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I would not entrust them with the care of my pet for a serious illness. My young cat became abruptly ill and the vet took a casual approach to her treatment. After 3 months, my cat continued to get worse so I sought a second opinion. The new vet was shocked that, given my cats rapidly deteriorating medical condition, my old vet had not recommended a neurological exam and a simple e-tube for temporary feeding - amongst other precautions - which would have increased her chances for survival. Id previously addressed, from my own research, all of these types of treatments with the vet but he was rather dismissive of them so I trusted his professional opinion and did not push a more aggressive approach. Honestly, I feel that my cat died in vain because I did not seek out a second opinion sooner - that statement says it all.

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I would not entrust them with the care of my pet for a serious illness. My young cat became abruptly ill and the vet took a casual approach to her treatment. After 3 months, my cat continued to get worse so I sought a second opinion. The new vet was shocked that, given my cats rapidly deteriorating medical condition, my old vet had not recommended a neurological exam and a simple e-tube for temporary feeding - amongst other precautions - which would have increased her chances for survival. Id previously addressed, from my own research, all of these types of treatments with the vet but he was rather dismissive of them so I trusted his professional opinion and did not push a more aggressive approach. Honestly, I feel that my cat died in vain because I did not seek out a second opinion sooner - that statement says it all.

Pros: walk-in, affordable, saturday hours

Cons: not thorough, laid-back treatment, cursory explantions

 

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