Client services – What we do
West Coast Veterinary Dental Services (WCVDS) is a referral based veterinary dental hospital. Your Referring Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (RDVM) will refer your pet to us to perform specialized care. There are many reasons a veterinarian may suggest an appointment with a dental specialist. An oral or dental concern may have been noted during a routine visit or you have may have observed changes in your pet’s behaviour or eating habits that cause you concern. Rest assured your vet wants to provide the best possible care for your pet. We perform specialized dental treatments and procedures that compliment your veterinarian’s scope of practice. Specialize care may include;
West Coast Veterinary Dental Services has a staff of Board Certified Dental Specialists and Registered Technicians that work in a surgical environment utilizing state of the art procedures and equipment. Your pet is cared for in an environment best suited for their size and species. Each pet has their own freshly laundered bed and is kept separate from any other pet.
Patients will have their consultation in morning with the Specialist and then stay for the day to undergo the necessary procedure(s). They will be discharged in the afternoon of the same day. We do not offer overnight care.
Only your veterinarian can refer your pet to West Coast Veterinary Dental Services. We do not accept patients without a referral. Please discuss your pet’s oral concerns with your veterinarian
Your dog (over 4 months) should not have anything to eat after midnight the night before the consultation. Access to water is fine up until 6am in the morning. Your cat (over 4 months) should not have anything to eat or drink after 6am in the morning. Puppies and kittens under 4 months should have a 1/3 or their normal breakfast before 7am the day of appointment. “Pocket pets” (rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, etc.) should not have food or water withheld.
You may complete the pet owner information form and patient questionnaire in advance or at the clinic at the time of appointment. We look forward to meeting you and joining your veterinarian in providing quality care to keep your pets happy and healthy.