Beloved Pet Mobile Vet

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Location
Mobile - comes to you
Hours
By appointment only
Phone
Beloved Pet Mobile Vet : 530-383-2543
Website
[WWW]http://www.belovedpetmobilevet.com/
Owners
Dr. Lynn Hendrix
Established
2011
Payment Methods
Cash, Check, credit cards, paypal

Beloved Pet Mobile Vet provides mobile veterinary services to the greater Sacramento area. The focus of this practice is on in-home hospice care for domestic animals. The goal is to maximize the amount of quality time that a pet has left, so the animal can enjoy as much time as possible with its owner. Dr Hendrix also provide in-home euthanasia services, extending to burial and private cremation, with urns and pawprints available. She also can provide general veterinary care in the home.

Dr. Hendrix, an emergency doctor by trade, has 21 years of experience in the veterinary field, and has been living in Davis since 1991. She is also a member of the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, an organization dedicated to promoting hospice care for pets and is on the task force for the Second annual Pet Hospice Conference sponsored by IAAHPC.

It was founded by Dr. Lynn Hendrix and Dr. Margaret Hunt, both graduates of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine; however, Dr Margaret Hunt has left Beloved Pet Mobile Vet to start her own practice in Orangevale.

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2012-03-26 19:47:26   We are forever grateful to Dr. Lynn Hendrix. She responded almost immediately to our call and came to our home to diagnose our dog near the end of his long and happy life. He trusted her and was very comfortable. She gently but realistically discussed his issues and made some recommendations. We were not ready to humanely euthanize him that day but chose to spend a bit of quality time saying goodbye to our beloved pet of many years. When the time was right, she came to our home and so gently and calmly fostered his trust again. He laid on his bed and she gave him a shot that allowed him to slowly relax. We petted him and spoke to him. When we were ready, we gave the signal for the final injection that stopped his heart. Dr. Hendrix seems to know the heart and soul of the pet and how they intersect with the heart and soul of the owners. Her house call saved our pet from a frightening and painful trip to the veterinarian's office. We were allowed to comfort him in the comfort of his own home. We never had to see him panting and fearful. She also took him away for us so we could focus on sending his soul off to wherever it is that dog's souls go. We felt Dr. Hendrix knew exactly what to do and when. She is a gentle and understanding person. Her diagnosis was correct and left us with no questions in our mind. Making the decision to end a life is a gut-wrenching, grueling one, but so is watching your beloved pet suffer when he does not have to. We recommend Dr. Hendrix without reservation to anyone needing end-of-life care or humane euthanasia for their pet. She is sensitive to all issues surrounding pets, their families, and this very tender time. —MrsC


2012-04-03 16:08:32   Mrs C, I am so honored by your review, thank you for your kind words. I am honored to know all of my clients and their beloved pets during the final chapter of their lives.
Dr Lynn Hendrix —LynnHendrix

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