After earning her veterinary degree from the University of Illinois,
Dr. Poe practiced in West Virginia for several years. She returned to Southern Illinois in 2008 and joined a practice in Carbondale. In 2012 she founded Veterinary Housecall Services. Her goal is to help clients who have difficulty transporting their pets to a veterinary office and to save pets from the stress of a hospital visit.
Puppy, kitten and annual exams
Nail trims, anal glands.
Heartworm testing, leukemia/FIV testing.
Micro-chipping and registration.
Internal and external parasite testing & control (deworming, flea & tick, mites, etc.)
Diagnostic laboratory tests, including bloodwork, urinalysis and fecal exams.
Examination and treatment of non-surgical conditions.
Long-term management of chronic diseases such as chronic kidney disease & diabetes.
Dispensing of or prescriptions for needed medications.
Nutritional and weight management consultation.
Health Certificates, examinations and testing needed for travel, including international travel.
In-home euthanasia and aftercare arrangements.
We are not equipped to handle most emergencies as these frequently require x-rays, surgery or hospitalization.
For emergencies please contact a local area animal hospital.