- Al Quoz Industrial Area 1, Street 8, near Khaleej Times Building, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Desert Veterinary Clinic Al Quoz Dubai
Desert Veterinary Clinic Al Quoz Dubai – Desert Veterinary Clinic provides the “first contact” pet veterinary care. Our services include vaccinations and routine pet care, surgical, nutritional counseling, behavior counseling and grooming.
We work hard to ensure that your pet is receiving the best care possible. We are continuously looking to further our knowledge to provide state of the art veterinarian medicine, where you and your pets will receive individual care & compassionate personal attention in a clean, quiet and comfortable environment.
We take pride in getting to know our clients and their families, often having multiple generations trusting us to their pet’s health care needs.
We strive to practice high quality medicine for an affordable fees with personal service.
Dr Matt has been treating pets in Dubai since 1988. His wife, Izabela, has been working as a qualified groomer since 1997.
Diagnostic- and Therapeutic Services
Our Clinic is equipped to provide First Line Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services to care for your pets First Line Health Needs.
For all the further diagnostics we either refer you to the most qualified Veterinary Specialist or take samples and bring them to the laboratories involved, in which case we will inform you on the results the moment we receive them.
Preventive Health Care Programs
In order to quickly identify problems we run a regular preventive program of health checks + care
• Dental services
• Parasite control
• Geriatric Health Care Programs
We have our own separate surgical theatre and provide most day-to-day surgeries in our clinic. However specialized surgeries as Orthopedics, Open Heart surgery, etc. we will refer to other Veterinary Specialist Centers.
For those of our pet-clients that need hospitalization and intensive care we provide facilities and qualified care 24 hours a day.
In those cases necessary we will provide guidance regarding your pet’s nutritional needs. This means for each life-stage, level of performance and for the management of diseases. The progress of the diet will be monitored in your patient file in our computer system, this way we can discuss and advice, based on facts, the route to follow.
We can provide advice regarding training of pets and dealing with behavioural problems. We offer solutions through training, equipment use + introduction of medication.
If necessary we can refer you to a specialist behavioral counseler who resides here in Dubai.
In the near future we will be able to provide you with grooming services. Please call for more information. We do however already offer a complete shave of Persian Cats under anaesthesia.
We offer quality pet accessoiries of veterinary value. Pet carriers/Dental toys/Car harnesses etc. Please visit our clinic or our online shop if you need anything special.
When to call the vet:
Sometimes it is hard to know whether to call the vet or not. Pet owners are sometimes faced with emergency situations involving their pets without the presence or guidance of their veterinarian. Animals can get sick or require first aid any place at any time.
Below are some guidelines to help you make that decision. You should also pay close attention to the environment around your pet. If you suspect your pet has been poisoned, contact a veterinarian immediately! Do not try to induce vomiting until you speak with a veterinarian, and be prepared to describe as best as you can the suspected poisonous material.
Call immediately for the following symptoms:
• Burns: Often difficult to assess depth and extent
• Choking: Appears distressed, extends head and neck, salivates, coughs, paws the mouth “
• Collapse Or Loss Of Balance: Depression, staggering, falling over, walking in circles, rigidity, unable to get up
• Breathing Difficulties: Noisy breathing, blue tongue, gasping
• Continual Straining: Attempting to defecate or urinate with little or no result
• Heavy Bleeding: From any part of the body. Apply pressure
• Injury: Puncture wound, exposed bone, lameness, pain ” Pain: Severe, continuous or spasmodic
• Itching: Uncontrollable scratching or biting, bleeding
• Vomiting And/Or Diarrhea: Severe for more than two to three days
• Poisoning: Chemical, snake, spider or plant, retain for veterinarian to identify type of poisoning
• Call the same day for the following symptoms:
• Breathing Difficulties: Labored, rapid or shallow
• Diarrhea: Fluid and/or putrid
• Eye Problems: Eyelids partially or completely closed, cornea cloudy, tears streaming down cheeks ” Itching: Biting, scratching, hair loss, skin red and inflamed
• Frost Bite (Hypothermia): Low body temperature, wrap in blankets to keep warm
• Not Eating: Loss of appetite in conjunction with other signs such as vomiting, diarrhea, pain, depression, labored breathing
• Swelling: Hard and painful
• Vomiting: Vomiting associated with lethargy
Wait 24 hours before calling for the following symptoms:
• Diarrhea: No signs of abdominal pain or blood
• Itching: Moderate, no sign of skin damage
• Odor: Unpleasant odor, other than a soiled coat
• Vomiting: On 2-3 occasions, no other symptoms
• Lameness: Depressed but not affecting eating or other bodily functions
When calling please have the following information ready:
• time of illness
• pet’s general appearance
• any physical signs present
• appetite and oral intakes within the past 24 hours
• temperature, if possible
• any remedies or medications already administered
Desert Veterinary Clinic
Al Quoz Industrial Area 1, Street 8, near Khaleej Times Building
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 338 9520
Timings: Mon – Thu: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm