Drs. Greg McDaniel, Clark Bassett and their staff welcome you to Hazel Dell Animal Hospital, your Carmel veterinary hospital. We are a full-service animal hospital with a commitment to providing comprehensive veterinary care. Our services and facilities are designed to help you provide your pet with a long and happy life. If you are looking for a veterinarian or have any questions about your pet or the services that we offer, please give us a call. We would love to help you.
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Joanna started working the veterinary field in 1996.
She soon discovered that this was the path for her.
She studied Veterinary Technology at the College of Southern Nevada
while living in Las Vegas for two years.
She joined Hazel Dell in January of 2011.
You will find her ready to jump in and quickly help in any way that she can.
She is a joy to have on the Hazel Dell Team.
Joanna lives in Noblesville with her husband Damon and her son Derek.
They share their home with two cats, Biscuit and Brooksie and Gypsy, the lazy kitty.
Microscopes, Otoscopes, Ophthalmoscopes, and StethoscopesWhat They Are and Why We Use Them
scopes, scopes, galore. We have many uses for several different types of scopes
here at Hazel Dell Animal Hospital. A basic definition of a scope is a device
that is used for looking or scanning. They are all used to assist our
Veterinarians and our staff. If you happen to see a few of these around the
hospital, you will now understand more of what they are being used for. Feel
free to ask us questions about any of them.
Microscopes are probably the
easiest to identify here in the hospital and we use these to look at stool,
urine, blood, or other various samples. Ear Cytology, for example could tell
you if your pet has yeast, bacteria, or ear wax in their ears. These findings
can help tell Dr. McDaniel or Dr. Bassett whether or not it is necessary to
treat your pet’s ears. Examining a fecal
sample for intestinal parasites is a very helpful tool as there are some
parasites that hum…
New Year Resolutions for 2017
Do you have New Year Resolutions
for yourself this year? How about for your pets? Is it one of those things
where you write down a bunch of things you really wish you were doing and then
bury the list under a stack of paper s?
Perhaps this year, for your pets, it could be different.
No need to set unrealistic goals. Let us all be reasonable and enjoy the time spent with
our animals. So here we go! Check out our list of easy goals that you can
easily do to help your pets live a happier and perhaps healthier lifestyle. 1.Check Labels! See how much your pet
actually needs to eat.
of our pets are overweight by a little or by a lot. Did you know that you
should feed your pet the amount of food for their ideal body weight? (It is possible
that you are feeding for the weight that they actually are, not what they
should be) To do this, take a look at this chart. Or the next time your pet
comes in for a nail trim or exam, ask what might be ideal for your pe…
Leptospirosis It is with heavy hearts that we had to say goodbye to one of our patients to a disease called Leptospirosis. This potentially deadly zoonotic disease (meaning that it can be transmitted to people) poses a risk to our canine patients regardless of breed right here in our own back yards. Our patient who passed away lived about 2 minutes from our hospital in a neighboring community. Leptospirosis has always been recommended as part of the annual vaccines for your dog and we will continue to recommend it in the future. Leptospirosis is spread through the urine of wildlife and lives well in wet environments including puddles, streams, etc.
Your pet can sniff or lick a wet area and get exposed to it, then as they shed Leptospirosis through their urine, humans can pick it up as well. We get more flu like symptoms, while your dogs can suffer from sudden liver/kidney failure or in worst cases, death. Our Leptospirosis vaccines has a 92-94% efficacy. Please read this information fa…