Services

Comprehensive Blood Work

Have you ever wondered why, after thoroughly examining your pet and checking their eyes, nose, mouth, ears, heart rate, joints and much more, your veterinarian might still recommend comprehensive blood work? Have you found yourself making excuses to delay this blood work–thinking that it’s just an unnecessary expense? If you find yourself nodding to either of the above questions, it’s time to take a closer look at what comprehensive blood work is, and why it’s such a critical component of your pet’s preventative health care…

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Computed Tomography (CT Scan)

When it comes to delivering the best possible care to your pet, you will need some help from others–including your veterinarian. Like you, your veterinarian’s top concern is to help you establish and maintain your pet’s good health, and they will use a variety of diagnostic tools in order to accomplish this. Unfortunately, while physical examinations can yield a lot of valuable information, they cannot tell the veterinarian everything they need to know about your pet’s health…

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Dental Care

Proper physical health for our pets consists of addressing many specific areas, such as digestion, heart health and blood flow, respiratory health and oral health, among others. Unfortunately, dental care for pets is often viewed as less important than other forms of pet healthcare, and it can then take a back seat or even be forgotten altogether. For your pet’s sake, it’s important that you don’t let this happen…

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Heartworm and Intestinal Parasite Testing

Normally you can tell that something is up with your pet when they just don’t seem to be acting like their normal self. Perhaps they aren’t as interested in their favorite activities, perhaps they don’t have quite the same appetite as usual, or perhaps they just don’t seem as energetic as normal. Unfortunately, without any obvious objective symptoms, it can be very hard for pet owners to tell the difference between a pet who is sulking because he was left home alone all day long and a pet who is uncomfortable because their tummy hurts…

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Immunizations

As pet owners, we consider our pets to be important members of our family. We want them to live long, healthy, happy lives, not only because their health and happiness contributes to our own health and happiness, but also because we care that they feel and are well. It is therefore our responsibility to ensure that our pets receive proper nutrition and health care throughout their lives, and are free from disease…

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Medicated Bath

Pet owners know that it is a great responsibility to take care of a pet. Certainly it is a highly rewarding experience, as you get to share your life with a creature who will be only too happy to shower you with unconditional love. But certainly they deserve the best care possible, especially since they lack the ability to provide it for themselves…

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Nutrition

As a pet owner, you have likely discovered that your pet is a lot more to you than an entertaining companion–he is a close member of your family. This means you want to treat him with the love, respect and care he deserves. However, it can sometimes be difficult to determine what is best to him–especially when it comes to something as complex as food…

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Ophthalmology

One of the most important ways to keep your pet healthy and happy is to have their health checked by a veterinarian at least once a year. The veterinarian while perform a thorough physical examination, checking your pet’s weight, feeling their coat and palpating their organs, listening to their lungs and heart, looking in their mouth, ears and eyes and more. Ideally, this examination reveals that your pet is in good health, though if there are health issues that need to be addressed your veterinarian will be able to give you the information you need regarding the condition and its proper treatment…

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Pediatric and Geriatric Care

While it is always important to maintain your pet’s good health, there are two critical stages of their life that require additional care. This is during your pet’s youth and during their senior years…

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Pet Boarding

Pet owners are well aware of the wonderful physical and emotional benefits that come from sharing their lives with a furry companion. It’s certainly true that pets can add great joy and pleasure to our lives, even though they are also a great responsibility…

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Pet Grooming

When you consider the benefits of pet grooming, you may picture your pet with a clean, soft, trimmed coat and short, neat nails. It’s certainly true that the aesthetic benefits of pet grooming are one of the key reasons why so many pet owners take their pets in for regular grooming. However, pet grooming plays an important part in your pet’s overall health and wellbeing, which moves it well beyond the aesthetic benefits…

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Surgery: Soft Tissue and Orthopedic

Much as is the case for humans, pets can suffer from illnesses or injuries that require intensive treatment procedures. Of course, every effort is made to resolve illness or injury with effective, non-invasive procedures where this is possible and practical. However, there are some instances where surgery is simply the best, or only, option. This is especially true of certain breeds of pets that tend to be more prone to certain diseases or conditions. If your veterinarian determines that this is the case for your pet, he will recommend soft tissue or orthopedic surgery…

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Ultrasound and Echocardiography

Medical imaging is a very important part of veterinary medicine–both in preventive medicine as well as in the treatment and management of illness and injury. It is a non-invasive way to better understand what is occurring in a pet’s body so that a proper diagnosis can be rendered and appropriate treatment given. In some cases, medical imaging can detect conditions and situations that may otherwise continue undetected for many months, or even years. It therefore follows that medical imaging, like ultrasounds, are an important part of proper veterinary care…

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X-Rays

In trying to provide your pet with the absolute best care possible, your veterinarian has to cope with some challenging situations. Most notable is your pet’s inability to communicate. If you feel sick or injured, you can take the time to describe your discomforts and symptoms to your physician. Even then, in order to make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe the right treatment plan, your physician may need to take x-rays to get a closer look at what’s going on…

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