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COVID-19 Surgery Check-In & Discharge

Your pet’s surgery appointment day at the Warren or Flint location:

  • Please clearly label all carriers/traps with the pet’s name and Shelter/Rescue/Owner’s last name.
  • If your pet is 4 months or younger, he/she may have a small meal the morning of surgery.  If your pet is older than 4 months, no food after midnight the night before. Water should be available to all pets up until the appointment time.
  • Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing as possible.
  • Please ensure your dog is leashed and their collar is snug and your cat is safely contained in a carrier (double check that the doors are secure, the top and bottom portion are appropriately attached and the bottom cannot give way).
  • Weather permitting, please leave your dog in your vehicle during the check in process. Staff will direct you when it’s time to retrieve your dog.
  • Warren surgery check in for dogs and dental procedures is 8 am. Check in for house cats is 8:30 am. Dogs go home the same day between 4 pm – 5pm. Cats are our guests for the evening and go home the next morning between 7:15 am – 7:30 am; 8:30 am on Saturday. Trap Neuter Return (TNR) Cats: Check in for walk-in TNR is Monday and Tuesday between 8:30 am – 10 am (8:30 am – 9 am preferred).  Up to 3 cats per per person/colony are accepted per walk-in TNR day. Eartips are mandatory for walk-in TNR; no exceptions. TNR cats in carriers are not accepted. We loan traps. TNR is for outdoor cats getting fixed and returned outside.
  • Flint surgery check in for dogs and house cats check in at 8 am. Dogs go home the same day at 5 pm. Cats are our guests for the evening and go home the next morning at 7:15 am. Spay/neuter is performed Tuesday through Saturday. Trap Neuter Return (TNR) Cats: Check in for walk-in TNR is Tuesday and Thursday, between 8:30 am – 10 am (8:30 am – 9 am preferred).  Up to 3 cats per per person/colony are accepted per walk-in TNR day. Eartips are mandatory for walk-in TNR; no exceptions. TNR cats in carriers are not accepted. We loan traps. TNR is for outdoor cats getting fixed and returned outside.

 

Surgery Discharge:

  • Please arrive on time for discharge and wear a mask when interacting with staff.
  • Warren: Dog discharge: 4 pm – 5 pm. Cat discharge: 7:15 am – 7:30 am Tuesday through Friday. 8:30 am Saturday.
  • Flint: Dogs go home the same day at 5 pm. Cats are our guests for the evening and go home the next morning at 7:15 am.