I understand that the restraint of my animal during examinations and basic treaments offered by Pet Medical Center and Spa involve some risk of injuries to myself, my animal(s), agents of mine, bystanders, and/or the veterinarian/staff. These injuries can occur from various actions including, but not limited to, bites, kicks, scratches, attacks, and/or sudden movements. As the animal's owner, I am fully aware of such risks and understand that because of the nature of Pet Medical Center's ambulitory style of veterinary practice, I may be or will be required to assist with the restrain of my animal(s).
I have been informed or am aware that while other veterinary practices may provide support staff to restrain or assist in the restraint of animals, such assistance generally is not available with veterinary care provided by this doctor and/or an ambulatory practice of this nature. Nonetheless, I request that veterinarians associated with this practice proceed with examinations and appropriate treatments.In some cases, my animal may need to be sedated or anesthetized to provide for its', their, the doctor's/staff, my agents, and/or my safety and a safer environment for a complete examination. I agree to assume the risks and responsibilities for the occurance of any injury or their mishap causes by my animal to himself/herslef, the veterinarian, my agents, bystanders, and/or myself.
In the event my animal has shown aggressive behavior toward people or other animals, I agree to inform and advise the attending veterinarian of such tendencies before restraint and/or medical care is intiated. I understand that this consent form applies to all animals that are owned my me or in my custody of care and is not limited to the one or more animals being examined at the time of this visit.
I am aware that the practive of veterinary medicine is not an exact science and, thus, there are no guarantees for successful treatment. I have been encouraged to discuss any questions I may have and have them answered to my satisfaction. In the absence of negligence, I agree to hold the doctors and staff at this veterinary practice harmless for the lack of response to treatment of any ill effects experienced by my aniimal(s). I hereby consent to the restraint, examination, and treatment of my animal(s) and accept responsibility for the fees that will be explained and assessed.