We provide a variety of veterinary services from standard health exams to advanced surgical procedures utilizing ultramodern technologies. We place special focus on medical technology, training, and staffing to bring you quality, yet affordable services under one roof. We are committed to providing the best care possible.
-Vaccinations are the single most effective method for protecting our pets against infectious diseases. It is recommended that your pet has a wellness exam and vaccines at least once a year. The following are the vaccinations that we recommend for your pet.
- Dogs Annual:
- Rabies vaccine
- Canine Distemper/Hepatitis/Parvo/Parainfluenza vaccine
- Leptosporosis vaccine
- Canine Influenza Vaccine
- Lyme Vaccine
- Bordetella (6mo. kennel cough) vaccine
- Rabies vaccine
- Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/Calicivirus/Panleukopenia vaccine
- Bordetella (6mo. kennel cough) vaccine
-It is recommended that both cats and dogs are on year round flea preventative. Even in the winter months, in a heated home, fleas can survive.
-It is recommended that your pet is on year round tick prevention. Ticks have been known to transmit diseases such as Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and anaplasmosis.
-Senior care programs usually include a comprehensive physical examination, blood and urine screening, and chest or abdominal radiographs. Body weight and mass should be recorded regularly and vaccine boosters ought to be given as determined by your pet's lifestyle. We will provide you with extra specifics about our senior wellness programs upon your request.
-A wellness exam is a routine medical checkup of a patient that is apparently healthy, as opposed to a checkup of a patient that is ill. The main focus of a wellness visit is the upkeep of optimal health. During your pet’s early life stages wellness exams are recommended on a monthly basis, while for the average adult animal a wellness exam once a year is normal. Middle aged or geriatric pets are recommended to have a wellness exam at least twice a year.
Puppy & Kitten Kits
-It is very important to get your new puppy or kitten into a veterinarian for wellness check-ups at an early age. Your veterinarian will be able to compile an appropriate vaccine schedule for your pet at as early as their first visit.
-Preventive care and early intervention in diseases deliver well-established benefits in both human and animal medicine. Now that pets are living longer, they are developing some of the same age-related illnesses and concerns that humans can have, such as cancer and osteoarthritis. Your veterinarian plays a crucial role in upholding your dog’s health and wellness. Part of his or her goal is to help pet owners comprehend the importance of avoiding diseases, or at least catching them prematurely, when they are more manageable. Prevention and early intervention and can ultimately help you pets live longer and healthier lives.
-More than 50% of dogs and cats in North America are overweight or obese. Obesity intensely increases the danger of diabetes, heart disease, and cancers of all types. The most current scientific findings reveal that moderate additional weight alone can actually shorten a pet’s life expectancy by almost 2 years.
-When rough tartar accrues on tooth surfaces and touches the gum line it’s time for a proficient oral exam, treatment, and prevention visit. This visit will comprise of a thorough dental examination, teeth cleaning, and polishing to eliminate the tartar and unseen plaque from all of the tooth surfaces.
-Unfortunately, our pets do not live as long as we do. In fact, compared to us they live moderately short lives and although we understand this, when the time comes to say goodbye, we experience feelings and emotions that sometimes embarrass us, and frequently confuse us. These feelings follow a well- known cycle, with stages of sadness and heartache that are widespread and are experienced by many people following the loss of a loved one, be it a person or a pet.
-Health Certificates Health certificates are necessary to obtain before traveling with your pet within or out of the country. It is important to get information on what paperwork your pet will need to have completed well before your travel departure date.
-Domestic If you are planning to travel by plane with your pet you will need to have them examined by your veterinarian in advance, especially if it has been more than a few months since their last health check or if your pet has any health problems. Travel by airplane can pose a health risk to pets so it is important to discuss these matters with your veterinarian preceding travel. Be sure to check with the airline you are using for your travel to see which documents are needed prior to the flight.
-If you are traveling to a foreign country, you may need to provide a specific international health certificate endorsed by a government-approved veterinarian. The precise requirements for travel vary by country and it is your responsibility as a pet owner to ensure that you meet all the criteria for your chosen destination. Requirements may include written evidence of certain vaccinations, blood tests or anti-parasitic treatment that has been completed within a specific period of time. It may take several days or even weeks to get test results or obtain the correct paperwork so plan well in advance. You may attain the specific requirements from the government website for your destination country. It is also a good idea to ask about any quarantine necessities, especially if your endpoint is an island.
Housecalls / Pick-up Service
DNA Breed Testing
-A microchip is a miniature transponder, about the size of a grain of rice that is programmed with an exclusive identification number. It is used for permanent identification in pets. The procedure is quick, safe, and pain-free in most pets. The benefits of microchips are that they cannot be misread, and the identification digit is tamper-proof. After a simple registration, the information about the pet and owner is readily retrievable from a databank.
Digital Dental Radiography
-Dogs need an oral exam under general anesthesia, and have their mouths x-rayed, at least once every year. In many cases, radiographs are the only way for a veterinarian to know your dog has a dental problem that can be treated and release discomfort. Our digital radiographs use a small amount of radiation to see the inside of your dog’s teeth and those areas below the gum line that are concealed from plain view.
Veterinarians will recommend radiographs if your pet has any:
- Missing, discolored or fractured teeth
- Swollen or inflamed gums
- Oral growths
- Bad breath
-Our hospital offers a therapeutic laser that helps the nervous system reduce pain. Our veterinarians recommend laser technology because it can also increase circulation and decrease inflammation.
In-House Idexx Laboratory
Stem Cell Therapy
-Stem cell therapy usually refers to the process of placing stem cells from the body into unhealthy or damaged tissues, such as a torn ligament in the knee or sometimes an arthritic joint. This process is often denoted as regenerative medicine, a method that enables the body to repair and renew damaged tissues.
-Chiropractic care is used to reinstate movement in the skeleton where previous restrictions may have occurred. This is a method may help a patient move more normally. The key components of chiropractic work is to manage pain, preserve mobility, and adjust the pet’s comfort in a way to lengthen their lives.
-Medical acupuncture can modify a pet’s overall pain by directing signals to the brain and nervous system that change their perception of pain. In addition, acupuncture may diminish painful trigger points in muscles and lessen abnormal nervous system commotion. The key components of acupuncture is to also manage pain, preserve mobility, and adjust the pet’s comfort in a way to lengthen their lives.
Spays and Neuters
-Veterinarians recommend spaying or neutering your pet between four and six months of age. The benefits to your pet's health, and to help decrease pet overpopulation, make this decision simpler. Spaying or neutering your pet does not affect their capability to perform their responsibilities in any style whatsoever.
Benefits of Spaying or Neutering your pet:
- Prevention of "heat" and the uterine infection known as pyometra in your female pets.
- Decreases the risk certain diseases such as - perianal adenoma, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and prostatitis in your male pets.
- Reduces the risk of testicular, breast, uterine, and ovarian cancer.
- Eliminates sexual impulses, which usually reduces your pet’s desire to roam.
- Lessens certain kinds of aggression.
A declawing surgery consists of removing the entire nail and nail bed of a feline’s claws under general anesthesia. The surgeon may use a medical scalpel or a laser to perform the procedure and the incision sites will be closed using absorbable sutures. Regularly, the patient will be hospitalized for one or two nights after the surgery. Most cats seem to be back to normal within seven to fourteen days.
In-House Orthopedic Surgery
Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Repair
Femoral Head Ostectomy (FHO)