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New Client Form

Please bring in this completed form with you on your first visit and it will make your check in faster.




We love our boarders!  As you already know, we take special care with all our pet boarders and love them like they were our own.  Unfortunately, due to a recent significant increase in the cost of providing boarding care, it is necessary that we adjust our boarding fees to keep pace with ever advancing costs.  Effective immediately, we will be charging a flat rate boarding fee of $20.00 per day for either cat or dog boarding.  Boarding fees will no longer be charged based on the pet's weight.  This will allow us to provide the very best accommodations appropriate to each pet's individual needs.  This will also allow us to continue to provide the very best care for your pets while you are away.  Thank you for your understanding.  Please remember if your pet will be boarding with us,  all vaccinations and parasite examinations must be up to date and have been performed by a licensed veterinarian before we can accept your pet for boarding.  If they have not been done prior to boarding we will need to do them here while your pet stays with us.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office and we will be happy to discuss these changes with you. 


Dr. Kristine Sands

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Vaccine Protocol- Canine

Explains all the diseases we vaccinate for including how often and why.  This is a great informational form as well as if you are bringing your pet in for vaccines you will be asked to fill one out.  This protocol is printable so you can always bring it with you when your pet comes in for vaccines.

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Vaccine Protocol- Feline

Explains all the diseases we vaccinate for including how often and why.  This is a great informational form as well as if you are bringing your pet in for vaccines you will be asked to fill one out.  This protocol is printable so you can always bring it with you when your pet comes in for vaccines.

Client Reviews


I have always been completely comfortable with Dr.Sands and her hospital staff. Even when I didn't have an appointment and needed Dr.Sands to see Chloe, I was always given time to ease my fears and have Chloe taken care of. Thanks for all you do.- Gayle, 2/20/2018



I have had the pleasure of working with AVC over the last 8 months prepping my little pup, Gus to make a massive move to Australia. I've been overseas and everyone at AVC has been amazing, the communication, effort, compassion and kindness truly top! Brittany 2/3/2018


I've been coming here for a long time, and everyone is always friendly and compassionate. Wendy January 28, 2018


Smaller practices take the time with you and your pet. Really nice warm welcoming visit, have a life long veterinary clinic. John January 28, 2018


I felt more at ease being able to have a consultation with the doctor to calmly and thoroughly discuss all of my concerns before bringing in my fractious kitty to be seen. I also appreciated the follow up call to ask if I had any questions. -Betty 10/26/2017


We love this vet and the whole staff. Never had a better vet! -Peggy 8/14/2017


I was very pleased with our visit. Everyone was so welcoming and they were wonderful with my dog, Wendle. -Charlotte 8/06/2017


Have always been happy with every service I received, very glad I found you -Shirley 8/05/2017


Doc had taken care of my fur babies since 1993. I wouldnt trust anyone else. She and her staff have been with me on my best/worst days. Buffy, Princess, Hamlet and Adagio had the best care from a true caring professional. Always caring and knowledgeable -Rhonda 8/2/2017


My pet has a very difficult condition. I appreciated the knowledge and kindness demonstrated by Dr Sands and staff. I feel we have the best care available. Thank you -Molly 7/27/2017


Very satisfied with our visit! Dr. Sands is outstanding & the staff is fantastic! Highly recommend! -Jennifer 7/24/2017

You guys are just the best! Kind and friendly staff who really seem to care for Remy and a doctor who not only cares but always provides the best care possible -Jenny 7/03/2017

You all are awesome! It truly is a pleasure bringing Luna to your office! Even Luna enjoys it! -Anonymous 6/28/2017


So much knowledge wrapped up in love -Linda 6/27/2017


During the last 21 years Dr. Sands has provided care for three dogs we have owned. She and her staff provide excellent care with kind caring attention to my animals and us. They are honest, very professional, and sincere in their work. -Patrice 6/27/2017

I found everyone very friendly and knowledgeable. Everyone treated myself and my pet with care. Great place and will not go anywhere else. - Ken 5/31/2017Very helpful and understanding -Julianne 6/23/2017


Clancy is always excited when I tell him we are going to Doc's! Since he is espcially shy and nervous around men it is great when Adam meets us and Clancy becomes a big mush pot at Adam's feet. -Meg 6/12/2017


Thank you for the care you gave Max. He is part of our family and is nice that you greeted him and took the time to talk to him and pet him before taking him back. - Linda 5/23/2017


The doctor addressed all of my concerns and we talked about slowly making other healthy changes with my dog as well, but for that visit she kept it simple and focused on the issue I came in for. My dog was doing better in a day or two! -Traci 4/24/2017


Very friendly staff...the vet was great at explaining everything to me and also contracted me to find out how my dog was doing -Lucy 3/10/2017


Dr. Sands and her staff are welcoming to pets and their owners, and have remarkable memories regarding pets histories and issues. Dr. Sands and her staff are caring, sympathetic, knowledgeable and I have complete faith in their expert care. -Kathleen 3/5/2017


I love Dr. Sands! She always makes me feel like my pet is her number one priority. What won me over was when I had a chow named lady- she was nervous standing up in the table so they never made her go up there. Dr. Sands would go onto the floor. -Ava 2/24/17


Great service - knowledgeable- friendly- my pet was comfortable being treated by them. -Chris 2/17/17


Vet was so nice and very personable. She and her staff are great with my dog. So nice and patient. Thank you :) -Jade 2/10/17


We have been going to Apopka Veterinary Clinic for a number of years and have been very happy with Dr. Sands and her staff. Everyone shows compassion to the animals and theirs owners. -Anonymous 1/22/2017


Friendly, knowledgeable, and fairly priced. -Herb 1/3/2017


Everyone enjoys and loves the animals-Anonymous 1/3/17


Dr. Sands and her staff have always treated my fur babies as if they were their own! They are knowledgeable, caring and compassionate. I have gone here for 18years, I have, and will continue to highly recommend Dr. Sands.-Leslee 1/2/2017


Dr. Sands has been caring for my fur babies for 20 years. She and her staff are very knowledgeable, professional and caring. I would never go anywhere else.-Jean 12/18/2016


The veterinarian and her staff are always very caring and knowledgeable. They make me feel like I am part of their family and they show a lot of concern for my cats-Lise 11/11/2016


Your staff and clinic made us feel comfortable and at home. I'm a new patient but was treated like I've always gone there. I absolutely loved it and wrote a great review on Yelp so everyone else can hear about you all!!-Christina 8/4/2016


My dogs actually enjoy coming to this kennel for boarding! I think they think it is a vacation. I am also impressed that they remember our dog's names and quirks- John 7/18/2016


Very friendly and professional staff! They make you feel like family. We are always seen on our scheduled time. The Doctor sits down with you and goes over any concerns/questions you may have.- Brandon 7/12/2016


Most caring, knowledgeable and sincere Dr. & veterinary staff I have ever used. They all make me and my doggies feel like family. Thank you!- Lou 7/12/2016


Have all the trust in the world that my dogs are taken care of in a friendly and loving manner.- Linda 7/8/2016


After working in a veterinary office, kennel & pet shop & salon, I am very picky with who takes care of my pets. I couldn't be happier with the care my pets receive with Dr. Sands & her staff. They are professional, with hearts of gold!- Bonnie 7/5/2016


Been coming here for a long time with multiple pets. There are places nearer to where I live now, sometimes a bit cheaper, but these are the people I trust to care for my animals. Any questions I have are always answered and I'm not left confused.-Anonymous 6/29/2016


We had a wonderful experience boarding our dog for several days. We will definitely board our pups here in the future.- Anonymous 6/21/2016


I always feel like Doc and Donna love my dogs and they take such good care of them!! I did tell my BFF about them and now she takes her babies there too!- Sherry 6/20/2016


I am always happy with the service I receive and the staff is so friendly and helpful.- Lise 5/1/2016


Dr Sands has provided the best vet care to our pets. We have had other vets, but she is the one that has been the most helpful and concerned for both our pets and our family. We have much confidence in her and her staff.- Mary Jo 4/29/2016


Have been going to this clinic for years. Feels like family.- Claire 4/8/2016


I can't say enough great things about Dr. Sands and the staff at Apopka vet clinic. I am beyond thrilled with the service we receive there. I've never felt rushed and never leave there without understanding everything about my pup. Strongly recommend.- Molly 3/11/2016


I like the individual attention and knowledge of the Doctor. Very patient and listens to my concerns and doesn't brush them off as something silly.-Anonymous 3/11/2016


I have been coming here for a long time. The Dr and staff are very professional, friendly and compassionate. I wouldn't take my pets anywhere else.-Wendy 2/28/2016


The staff at Apopka Veternary Clinic is always really nice and efficient. The vet honestly cares about my pets. She goes down on the floor rather than put my dog on the table. She is truly caring.-Ava 2/21/2016


Most knowledgeable and caring facility I have ever been. Like going to a relatives house.- Fernando 2/15/2016


They did a great job and made my pet feel comfortable. They explained everything and offered several options to the issues my pet was having.-Anonymous 2/9/2016


We really enjoyed meeting Dr. Sands. She was very informative, and made sure that we understood everything that was going on. We liked the office so much, that we're highly considering transferring all of our dogs to her.- Jennifer 2/5/2016


Dr. Sands & her staff are professional, knowledgeable and show sincere concern for my pet. I am very happy & confident about taking my pet to the Apopka Veterinary Clinic.- Wanda 12/31/2015


Dr.Sands really gets you involved. She sits down with you before seeing the pet and goes over all the symptoms and concerns you have. Techs are great, and the front desk receptionist is a delight! Been coming here for 9 years and its always great.- Aleah 12/15/2015


Molly would much rather live with the vet and her staff than with me. It is exciting for her to be boarded there as she gets so much personalized attention.- Jean 10/16/2015


Being new the the area and needing to board our dogs was not something we took lightly. The staff made us feel welcome and I know our dogs were looked after properly. We look forward to continuing to bring our babies to AVC- Joe 10/11/2015


Great place to take your pets. Dr. Sands and the staff are fantastic- Dawn 10/6/2015


They was friendly answered all my questions and very clean environment. Reasonable price. All in all I feel very secure to take my animals to the clinic.-Tomoka 10/4/2015


Everyone at the hospital goes above and beyond. They are always there for us.-Lynda 9/26/2015


Everyone is very loving and friendly. Won't take our babies anywhere else.- Johnny 9/25/2015


Friendly, compassionate, and always there when we need them.-Anonymous 9/9/2015


You guys are great!!!!- Robert 8/27/2015


Dr Sand approached our pet in a compasionate and caring manner. Our dog is very timid and she spent extra care not to intimidate her. I highly recommend this clinic.- Diana 7/28/2015


I've been coming to Apopka Veterinary for over 10 years and my fur babies and I have always been treated with kindness and compassion. At one point I lived over an hour away and still traveled there because of the trust I have in the entire staff.-Cheryl 7/27/2015


The whole staff including the Veterinarian are a very professional Team! I will continue bringing all my pets to them!!- Diana 7/24/2015


Highly professional, courteous, and intelligent team. I always know and feel that my special "Bear" is and will always be taken care of.- Don 7/10/2015


You guys are the best. I am so glad you care so much about Ruby and me. I felt very confident leaving her with you.- Lynne 7/9/2015


I would give Kristine and her staff a BIG HIGH 5! I have only had contact with 2 other Veterinary Offices since I have lived in Apopka and Kristine and her staff are very pleasant and answer all your questions . - Gayle 7/3/2015


You always see me in a timely manner. And you're always there for me and my pets even in an emergency. I really appreciate everything you've done for us.-Wendy 6/29/2015


I'm very happy with every visit we make with our dogs!!!! Dr. Sands & staff are friendly & helpful to us. They are very warm & loving to the animals <3 :) - Debbie 6/9/2015


Great service. Very attentitive & incredible knowledge base. Was genuinely concerned about the care of my pet. - Linda 6/1/2015


Everyone is very friendly and nice. They know me and my dogs and greet me by name. I really feel like they care about my dogs.- Ava 4/30/2015


All employees are personable especially Dr. Sands. She addresses the needs of the pet with compassion. She listens well and makes sure the owner is comfortable with all the information she shares. I am very pleased with the quality of care. - Anonymous 4/29/2015


We drive from Longwood because we like the care our fur family gets from the team at the Apopka Vet Clinic. We always feel like we are treated as family.- Anonymous 4/28/2015


Knowledgeable, professional and friendly Veterinarian and office staff alike. Great love and compassion for my pets. - Anonymous 4/26/2015


Very pleased to get our cat " Buddy's" health in the right direction. Thank you...Have told our friends how happy we are with this practice.- Mary Jo & Richard 4/25/2015


We have been bringing our dogs to Dr. Sands for many years. She really cares about the animals and is extremely competent and knowledgeable. Her excellent staff are also a joy to work with. Rocky would have died several years ago without her care!- Jenny 4/19/2015


Thr staff at Apopka Veterinary clinic is wonderful, caring and compassionate. They took care of my Ashley like one of theirs. It is absolutely true that they listen to your concerns. My heart is at peace when I leave her in Dr Sands and her amazing staffs hands.- Elvia 4/16/2015


We love Dr. Sands, Sunshine, Bunny, Donna and Adam. We couldn't ask for a nicer group of people to help us keep our furbabies healthy and happy- Catherine 4/2/15


I love the homey feel of your office. I always feel welcomed and comfortable there, and I can tell that my animals feel the same way. I feel that I can trust your entire staff to make the best decisions for my animals. You are all genuine and kind!- Anonymous 3/30/2015


Dr. Sands and her staff are always friendly, helpful and caring when you bring your pet in for a checkup or your pet is ill and needs care. Apopka Veterinary clinic truly cares about your pet and will make sure your pet is healthy and happy.- Wanda 3/29/2015


Dr. Sands and her entire staff really care about each of the pets in her practice. She interacts with them during the entire time as if they are her own. She never rushes you and makes sure you understand everything.-Julie 3/24/2015


This is the second time I board my dog Chipper. The place is spotless and the service has been great. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. I will not leave Chipper anywhere else! Thanks to the staff for their caring attitude.-Millie 3/23/2015










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