Medical Services

If your pet needs medical assistance, you can feel confident turning to us. Our knowledgeable staff and modern facilities are equipped to handle a wide variety of medical conditions, including emergencies. Because we can perform many diagnostic procedures in-house, we can often give you immediate answers and start treating your pet faster. In some cases, your pet may require hospitalization and further diagnostic tests. Please take a look at the more detailed descriptions of medical services we offer, or call us to discuss your pet’s needs.

Hospice & Euthanasia Services

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We strive to provide the most professional and compassionate care throughout your pet’s life and this does not change when your pet is nearing their last days and final moments.

We provide hospice services, where one of our skilled, compassionate technicians will call you to check in on you and your pet at specified intervals. We never want your pet to suffer if there is something we can do to improve their quality of life.

Deciding when your pet needs humane euthanasia is a very personal and emotional decision and our professional and caring staff is here to help you when the time comes.

We offer many resources and our guidance to help determine the best options for you and your pet.

Please know that we are always here to help you and your pet, do not hesitate to call us for advice during this difficult time.

Quality of Life Scale (pdf)

Laboratory

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We strive to provide the highest-quality medicine for your pet and are proud to offer many in-house diagnostic laboratory services.

Laboratory testing is often an essential diagnostic tool in veterinary medicine and in many cases results are needed the same day of an appointment, especially if your pet is not feeling well.

We are able to offer many in-house services, including CBC (Complete Blood Count), chemistry, thyroid level, urinalysis, and more.

Now, not all diagnostic tests can be performed in clinic, in those cases, we send your pet’s sample to trusted outside laboratories, such as the CSU Diagnostic Lab and Antech.

Pharmacy

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We are proud to offer a fully stocked pharmacy and highly trained pharmacy staff, so you know you can always count on us for your pet’s medication needs.

When you obtain medications from our pharmacy, you can rest assured that your pet’s medications were obtained from safe, reliable sources and stored under optimal conditions. Your pet’s safety is our utmost priority. Filling medications through our pharmacy ensures your pet is getting the appropriate medications with proper dosing instructions and we can alert you to any possible side effects or drug interactions.

Would you prefer to purchase medications from an online pharmacy and have those medications shipped directly to your home? Well, you are in luck! Our online pharmacy is a great option for the busy pet parent. You can set up auto-shipments so you’ll never run out of important medications again! Our trained pharmacy staff oversees the online pharmacy and can approve medications as soon as they are ordered by you, during business hours, of course. These medications come directly from the same trusted supplier we order from.

Whether you fill medications in clinic or from our online store, we are here to take care of all medication needs for your pet.

Remember, we are only a phone call away if you have concerns or any problems with your pet’s medications.

Dentistry

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Imagine what your mouth would feel like if you never brushed your teeth or went to the dentist. For many dogs and cats, this is a painful reality. According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have dental disease by the age of 3. Dental (or periodontal) disease is the most frequently diagnosed health problem in pets.

Common signs of dental disease include:

  • Yellow or brown buildup (tartar) on the teeth
  • Red, swollen, or bleeding gums
  • Bad breath
  • Excessive drooling
  • Changes in eating or chewing habits
  • Pawing at the face
  • Loose teeth
  • Depression

Even if your dog or cat doesn’t have these symptoms, we recommend that you have a veterinarian evaluate your pet’s dental health at least once a year. Bacteria and food debris accumulate around the teeth and, if left unchecked, will lead to deterioration of the soft tissue and bone surrounding the teeth. This decay can result in irreversible periodontal disease, tooth loss, and possibly expensive oral surgery.

Dental disease can also affect other organs in the body: Bacteria in the mouth can get into the bloodstream and cause serious infections in the kidneys, liver, lungs, and heart. If these problems aren’t caught and treated quickly enough, they can result in death. A physical exam combined with appropriate laboratory work can determine if infection in the mouth has spread.

Schedule your pet’s dental exam today! We can also help show you how to brush your pet’s teeth and recommend foods and treats that will help combat plaque and tartar buildup.

Radiology (X-rays)

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When we need to figure out what’s wrong with your pet, we routinely use x-rays to help identify the cause of the problem, rule out possible problems, or provide a list of possible causes. We may also use x-rays during a wellness exam to diagnose potential problems before they become serious.

X-rays provide valuable information about a pet’s bones, gastrointestinal tract (stomach, intestines, colon), respiratory tract (lungs), heart, and genitourinary system (bladder, prostate). We use radiology alone or in conjunction with other diagnostic tools. Interpretation of radiographs requires great skill on the part of the veterinarian.

We are proud to offer digital radiology (x-rays that are captured digitally rather than on film). This state-of-the-art technology allows us to provide you with a quicker diagnosis for your pet. Plus, it uses less radiation than traditional x-rays.

To avoid a blurry image, pets need to remain completely still while an x-ray is taken. In some cases, we may need to sedate your pet or use short-acting general anesthesia.

If you have any questions about our radiology service or what to expect during your pet’s procedure, please don’t hesitate to ask.