Harbor City Animal Hospital is open Monday thru Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm for your convenience. Appointments with the doctors are available as early as 8:30 am.
We also offer weekly Saturday appointments for the convenience of our busy clients. Our staff is available to assist you with your pets needs every Saturday between 8:30 am and 12 noon.
Harbor City Animal Hospital provides both dog and cat boarding services for our clients. Patients with special needs are our priority. Please contact the front desk to reserve a spot. Be sure to call ahead during busy holidays, as spots fill quickly.
Harbor City Animal Hospital offers daytime emergencies during our normal office hours. Please call ahead, if possible, so that we can be ready to treat your pet when you walk in the door. After-hours emergencies are referred to:
Animal Specialty Hospital in Viera (321) 752-7600 or
Animal Emergency and Critical Care in Melbourne (321) 725-5365.
Veterinary medicine for exotic pets is growing as the popularity of these animals increases. With better public education about health, nutrition, and enviromental management, all species have a greater chance for living longer and healthier lives. We have years of experience in the treatment of snakes, turtles, iguanas, leopard geckos, bearded dragons, as well as rats, rabbits, guinea pigs, prairie dogs, etc….. We also offer limited avian services, too.
Harbor City Animal Hospital provides hospitalization for pets following surgery and for pets that are too ill to be cared for at home. Every patient that is hospitalized at Harbor City Animal Hospital during an illness receives a daily physical exam by the doctor to assess response to treatment and closely monitor for new developments. Pets that are very ill are transferred to a nearby 24-hour critical care facility for intensive overnight care if needed.
Harbor City Animal Hospital can perform many in-house diagnostic tests within minutes, which helps us reach a diagnosis for your pet quickly. We can complete fecal parasite exams, urinalysis, heartworm test, and feline leukemia/FIV tests on site in minutes. A specilaized animal laboratory provides rapid, reliable results within hours.
Dental disease is a common problem for pets, too. If left untreated, dental disease leads to bad breath, discomfort, tooth loss, and can lead to other serious medical conditions. Pets cannot brush their own teeth, so they rely on us to keep their teeth healthy and clean. The staff of Harbor CIty Animal Hospital can help extend the life of your pet’s smile! Ask about Oravet, a product which can help extend time between routine dental cleanings.
Pet Wellness Exams
Harbor City Animal Hospital’s doctors perform a comprehensive physical exam on all patients. Wellness exams frequently uncover health concerns, both small and large, that may go undetected by an owner.
Harbor City Animal Hospital maintains a complete pet pharmacy on site and we pride ourselves on quick turnaround on prescription refills.
Harbor City Animal Hospital has a state of the art in-house digital(DR) X-ray system. Our specialized x-ray equipment provides us with accurate and speedy results which helps us in the diagnosis of many diseases and traumas. Specialized consultations are available with Board Certified Radiologists are available, if needed.
Once pets reach 8 to 10 years of age, Harbor City Animal Hospital recommends wellness exams every 6 months. Pets age more quickly than people and it is much better to catch any problems early in older pets.
Sick Pet Exams
When your pet is sick and comes into our clinic, a complete physical exam is performed. Even though you may have only noticed a red, itchy ear, it is important to take a thorough look at your pet to be sure we uncover the root of the problem.
The doctors at Harbor City Animal Hospital tailor vaccination protocols to your pet based on his/her lifestyle. Factors such as traveling to the groomers, boarding facilities, pet parks, or just being a homebody allows ius to recommend the proper vaccinations to help keep your little ones healthy and safe.