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Managing Pet Pain: Keeping the Pets of Katy Comfortable

Pet Pain Management With The Staff at All Pets Animal Hospital

At All Pets Animal Hospital, your pet’s comfort is of utmost importance. Our veterinarians have participated in advanced continuing education courses on pain management and are well versed on the latest best practices in veterinary medicine.

As part of every veterinary exam, our doctors assess the pet’s pain status. Including pain status in the regular evaluation process helps our patients to receive care surrounding pain management that will allow their bodies to fully relax and focus energy on healing and recovery.

In addition to using medical pain reduction practices, All Pets Animal Hospital utilizes nonpharmaceutical and noninvasive pain management options, such as:

  • Massage therapy—On top of giving a pet additional enjoyable attention, pet massages release muscle tension, stiffness, and soreness, causing increased mobility and blood flow for the pet.
  • Heat therapy—Use of heat can reduce inflammation and increase blood flow to areas needing healing. The added comfort can also allow pets to relax and allow nervous energy to be diverted to the healing process.
  • Water treadmill—When pets are in too much discomfort to exercise, their muscles can become weaker, creating a vicious circle of pain leading to less mobility, leading to less ability, and so on. Our water treadmill allows pets to continue to exercise without bearing full weight on sore joints and muscles.
  • Pet physical therapy—Many exercises can be used therapeutically to ease pain and increase mobility and strength.
  • Laser therapy—Laser therapy promotes healing and reduces inflammation and pain by encouraging cell growth.
  • Acupuncture—The veterinarians at All Pets Animal Hospital can refer pets to acupuncture services, which have proven helpful to some pets.

Knowing a pet’s pain status can help prevent a condition from becoming worse, as pets who are uncomfortable may stop eating or moving. The veterinarians at All Pets Animal Hospital work with pet owners to teach them how to evaluate their pets’ pain status. If you have questions about managing or recognizing the pain status of your beloved pet, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Dr. Pat helped out a lot when 1 of the puppies we got was sick. He is very kind and treats your pet as he would his own. He is fantastic at what he does. He also has a wonderful staff as well.

Dan & Connie Hofer

Lola has shown so much progress since she started coming here! She just loves her appointments with Brandon.

Lola Campos & Tiffany Campos

We have been going to Dr. Choyce and his staff for over 17 yrs. They have been absolutely wonderful and always go above and beyond in caring for our pets. Thank you all so much for all that you do!

Karin Vogelsang

The staff is wonderful. We trust them implicitly with the care of my babies. We have peace of mind knowing there is always someone on call if ever there is an emergency.

Deana Mangan

He has treated our dogs who’ve gone on to Dog Heaven and our current Cavaliers. We cannot put in the right words how much we appreciate the excellent vet care we’ve received from Dr. Choyce and the staff at All Pets.

Harry & Brandee Standley

We have received excellent care and service for our Westie from All Pets Animal Hospital for eight years and counting. We also use them for boarding when we go on vacation as our dog receives such loving care from the entire staff that she returns home like she has never been gone. A "five out of five stars" rating with a "highly recommend" from us.

Denny & Cheryl Daniels

I liked the level of compassion shown toward our pets and the office’s understanding of how much the pets mean to their owners. I particularly enjoyed being able to observe the surgical procedure and appreciated the commentary relative to any milestones during the process. Dr. Choyce and his group treated our pets as if she were one of their own dogs.

Rob Walters for Anthony Barrientos

Everyone was excellent! My dog Raleigh was seen immediately and treated kindly. Thank you so much for being so nice to our family!

Stacy Barber

Dr. Choyce’s expert and professional approach are exceptional. I would recommend All Pets Animal Hospital and its services and personnel to any caring pet owner.

Sara Chadwick

I like using All Pets Animal Hospital for routine veterinary care, and I like that, if we have any emergency, we already have a history with them on our pets.

Valerie Pyland

I love it here. The staff is very friendly! We brought our puppy here because she was very ill, and as soon as we brought her home, she was back to normal. Everyone is very professional. This is the place I will continue taking my pets to get their check-ups.

Cindy Hernandez

I absolutely love coming here. I feel comfortable asking any questions and feel confident that I will get the most honest and informed answers.

Kayla Boyd