Cat Friendly Handling
Our team practices cat friendly handling techniques to ensure that your cat is comfortable during their visit. These techniques include seeing cats in dedicated "cat" rooms and using equipment for cats that has not been used on dogs. We also incorporate Fear Free handling techniques for cats including wrapping them in towels and blankets and using cat pheromones to promote calming. We even offer treats to cats - mini marshmallows are a big hit!
Prophylactic dental cleanings are recommended annually for most pets. By three years of age, most dogs and cats have a significant level of periodontal disease. Your veterinarian will recommend dental cleanings based on what is most appropriate for your pet's lifestage and lifestyle.
Skin conditions are one of the most common issues we contend with in veterinary medicine. Between infections, allergies, parasites, and neoplastic conditions, we see a wide range of skin disease and are well-equipped to treat your pet with the most current diagnostic tests and medications available.
We offer several options for diagnosing your pet in our Radiology department. Our x-rays are advanced digital pictures that give a very clear picture of the area being examined. We can take X-rays of any part of the body to look for changes in bones and joints, notice enlargements of the heart or other organs, and check for blockages in the intestinal tract. We also recommend our Dental X-ray unit be used on all dental cleanings.
Extractions & Oral Surgery
Dental hygiene is an important part of your pet's health, because dental disease can be associated with other serious health problems such as heart disease and kidney disease. But how do you know if your pet has a healthy mouth? Let us examine your pet’s teeth and gums to help determine if there are any dental issues you should know about. After a brief visual examination, we may recommend a more detailed examination (which requires sedation), a dental cleaning, or options for at-home dental care.
Our doctors are highly skilled in performing veterinary surgeries and will make every effort to ensure that your pet receives the very best care. Our focus on patient safety, pain management, and employing the most current surgical practices is designed to exceed your expectations and put your concerns to rest. Our staff of compassionate, caring technicians will monitor your pet before, during, and after surgery and will take exceptional care to ensure a safe and complete recovery for your pet. We will also address any questions or concerns you may have about surgery, including concerns about anesthesia, pain management, or postoperative care.
Vaccinations are recommended for several preventable and communicable diseases, some of which can be transmitted to people. Our veterinarians will recommend the appropriate vaccinations for your pet's lifestage and lifestyle.
Physical examinations give usa chance to have us address your questions or concerns about your pet. We welcome your questions. No question is too small or too silly, and it is our pleasure to address your concerns. We strive to help you understand your pet’s health considerations, and we encourage you to be involved in decisions regarding your pet’s health care.
Routine bloodwork is critical to identifying early changes in your pet's health. 1 in 7 young adult dogs and cats, 1 in 5 seniors, and 2 in 5 geriatrics have significant findings on routine blood screenings that require follow up and/or treatment.
Spays & Neuters
Spaying and neutering your pets at the appropriate lifestage is extremely important for population control, prevention of undesirable behavior issues, and for prevention of several conditions including cancer.
Wellness & Preventative Care
Your pet can benefit greatly from regular wellness examinations or checkups. Whether your pet is a youngster, a “senior citizen,” or any age in between, wellness examinations provide an excellent opportunity for us to conduct a thorough physical examination and develop a health profile for your pet. This information will help us identify medical problems and any other issues that can affect your pet’s health and quality of life.