All Creatures Animal Hospital, Your Full-Service Veterinary Clinic in Granbury
Here at All Creatures Animal Hospital, we take your pet's health and happiness seriously. We go above and beyond to provide your pet with health and wellness through optimal veterinary care. Having access to a trustworthy veterinarian and reputable animal clinic can make a tremendous difference in your pet's life. If you live in Granbury or the surrounding areas, you can bring your pet here for full-service animal health care for your pet.
We have years of experience in providing pets preventive care and treating their severe conditions. Our preventative care program includes services your pet needs like annual wellness exams, diagnostic testing, parasite control, vaccinations, dental care, spay and neuter procedures, and more. Wellness exams enable us to keep track of your pet's health. It is also a good way of detecting early signs of health conditions or diseases before the disease has a chance to spread. Early detection and treatment of health issues can improve your pet's chances of having a successful recovery. We also offer nutrition consultation and in-house laboratory services that provide blood work, diagnostic ultrasounds, and x-rays for your pet.
Vaccinations and General Surgery
Our animal clinic offers core and non-core vaccinations to keep your pet safe from infectious diseases. We will also customize a vaccination schedule for your kitten or puppy to maintain protection over the years. If your pet needs surgery, you can count on our team to provide quality surgical care. We perform general surgeries for tumor removal, tooth extraction, broken bone repair, and more.
When you go out of town, you want to make sure your pet is in the best of hands. That's why we provide top-quality boarding for pets. With comfortable quarters and quality care, you can rest easy knowing your pets are safe and comfortable. They are also within reach of the best possible medical care should the need arise.
Contact Us for Vet Care in Granbury, TX
No matter when your pet may need help, our team will be there for him or her. At All Creatures Animal Hospital, we are here to provide you and your pet with quality health care service. We are committed to helping pets in and around the Granbury area. Contact us online or call to see how we can help.
COVID-19 Update - 06-17-2020
All Creatures Animal Hospital is still operating under our regular office hours. We are taking every precaution to keep our clients and staff safe. We continue to offer our popular curbside service. Several clients have enjoyed staying in their vehicles while picking up medication, dropping off their pet for an exam while they run errands, or waiting in their vehicle while the patients have exams and treatments in the office.
We continue to monitor the ever-changing recommendations and laws concerning COVID-19. As Community mitigation strategies have been eased to allow resumption of activities and there have been more mass events/gatherings in the state, thus leading to more opportunities for transmission. This has become evident with the reported daily rise of COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations over the last two weeks. In fact, last week’s numbers for positive cases and hospitalizations due to COVID-19 broke the record each day! Increased testing, including for those without symptoms, expanded contact tracing, and adherence to control measures like self-isolation and quarantine, are important to control viral transmission across the state.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday, 6/16/20, urged people to stay home as the state registered the highest number of new hospitalizations due to the coronavirus, marking the fifth consecutive day of rising hospitalizations. Abbott reported that 2,622 people tested positive on Tuesday for the coronavirus, a new daily record for the Lone Star State. The prior record had been set on June 10, when 2,504 tested positive. The state’s Health and Human Services Department also reported that 2,518 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients are currently in Texas hospitals, up from 2,326 on Monday. Hospitalizations have been on a steady upward trend since May 25, when about 1,500 were hospitalized.
Local officials in Travis County, which includes the state capital of Austin, have extended stay-at-home orders in recent days in response to the rising number of COVID-19 hospitalizations (the order which was set to expire on June 15, has been extended to Aug. 15). Other Texas counties, such as Harris county have also been in the news recently, stating that they are considering re-instituting the “Stay Home, Work Safe” order. There are an estimated 36,000 active coronavirus cases in Texas as of 6/16/20. Nearly 2,000 Texans have died from the coronavirus.
Per the CDC current guidelines for self-quarantine post exposure, several businesses across the country, including Texas businesses, have reopened only to announce last week, they were temporarily closing after employees tested positive for COVID-19 after exposure to positive patrons.
As excited as All Creatures Animal Hospital is at the thought of reopening our lobby to general traffic, we do not wish to risk the health of patients, staff, and clients. We also do not want to find ourselves forced to shut down as we self-quarantine due to exposure to a COVID-19 positive person.
We will continue to closely monitor the trend of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Our priority is to continue to provide the exceptional service you have come to expect from us while doing the best we can to mitigate risk to our patients, staff, clients, and community.
The AVMA has a detailed and regularly updated information page on COVID-19 as it relates to pets. VetCompanion, one of our trusted resources for information, has provided us with some general guidance. Be sure to check the AVMA site for breaking news on this rapidly developing global health crisis. Some key takeaway messages (as of March 15, 2020) include: - Infectious disease experts and multiple international and domestic human and animal health organizations agree there is no evidence at this point to indicate that pets become ill with COVID-19 or that they spread it to other animals, including people. - If you are not ill with COVID-19, you can interact with your pet as you normally would, including walking, feeding, and playing. You should continue to practice good hygiene during those interactions (e.g., wash hands before and after interacting with your pet; ensure your pet is kept well-groomed; regularly clean your pet’s food and water bowls, bedding material, and toys). - Out of an abundance of caution, it is recommended that those ill with COVID-19 limit contact with animals until more information is known about the virus. Have another member of your household take care of walking, feeding, and playing with your pet. If you have a service animal or you must care for your pet, then wear a facemask; don’t share food, kiss, or hug them; and wash your hands before and after any contact with them. - As always, careful handwashing and other infection control practices can greatly reduce the chance of spreading any disease. The National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians’ (NASPHV) compendium of standard precautions is a good reference for appropriate infection control in veterinary practices.
Also, below are a few links that could be useful to keep up to date as the COVID-19 pandemic continues:
· US DHHS CDC Global COVID-19 Map
US DHHS CDC US Outbreak Statistics
COVID-19 Outbreak Tracker. Johns Hopkins
COVID-19 Outbreak Tracker. Kaiser Family Foundation
US Dpt of State Travel Advisories
DEFINITIONS, BACKGROUND, PLANS
US DHHS Public Health Emergency Declaration
Flu Types, definitions, and naming conventions. US DHHS CDC
Definitions and Risk Assessments, US DHHS CDC (Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Exposure in Travel-associated or Community Settings)
National Pandemic Strategy Page, US DHHS CDC
Pandemic Intervals Framework, US DHHS CDC
Pandemic Phases, World Health Organization (2009 H1N1)
World Health Organization (WHO)
EU European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. COVID-19 site
UK Government COVID-19 Publications
Canada Government COVID-19 Info Page
Mexico Government Dpt of Health COVID-19 Page
Australian Government. Dpt of Health COVID-19 Resource page
US GOVERNMENT SITES
US DHHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) COVID-19 page (PHE.GOV)
US DHHS ASPR TRACIE.
US DHHS National Institutes of Health (NIH)
US DHHS NIH National Library of Medicine (NLM)
US DHHS CDC
US DHHS CDC Travel Health Notices
US DHHS CDC Weekly COVID-19 newsletter updates
US DHHS CDC NIOSH
US DHHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
US DHHS Food and Drug Administration.
COVID-19 Emergency Use Authorizations (FDA)
US Dpt of Labor OSHA
US Dpt of State. Overseas Security Advisory Council.
US Dpt of Transportation FAA. Interim Aircrew Guidance for COVID-19
USA GOV International Traveler Issues for Americans
US National Governors Association. COVID-19 Site
PROFESSIONAL, ORGANIZATIONAL, PRIVATE AND ACADEMIC SITES
American College of Emergency Physicians. COVID-19 Resource page
American College Health Association
Health Industry Distributors Association
International Air Transport Association. Air Transport and Communicable Diseases Page
National Ebola Training and Education Center. (Search under COVID-19 Resources)
Network for Public Health Law. Coronavirus Primer. Authorities, etc...
University of Minnesota. Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy. COVID-19 page.
Massachusetts General Hospital. 2019 Novel Coronavirus Toolkit