Your pets’ surgeon will perform a full exam to assure your pet is healthy enough to undergo their procedure. During the presurgical exam they will also review our recommended pre-surgery blood work to make sure they can be safely anesthetized. All patients are monitor from induction to full recovery with a pulse oximeter, which measures heart rate and blood oxygenation. We also give our clients the option of EKG comptometer, BP and core temperature monitoring. We use surgical gowns, caps, masks and gloves. All sutures are state of the are materials individually sterilized.
We also offer using a laser as a cutting tool versus a blade. This has show to reduce trauma to the skin and cauterize nerve endings, allowing the pet less pain at the surgical site.
IV Catheter and Fluids are an additional option that you can choose. Offering fluids during any surgical procedure aids kidney functions and helps the pet maintain a normal body temperature and blood pressure during anesthesia. It also allows doctors easy access to a vein if an emergency arises.
If your pet should need xrays, we have a state-of-the-art digital xray machine. Xrays are done on site, with minimal exposure to radiation. Since the xrays are taken on a digital machine, we are able to view them on a computer screen and can email them to specialists for consults if needed. We can also burn them onto a CD for you to take with you. Our veterinarians are also able to dental xrays during your pets’ dental procedures. This helps us see an entire tooth structure, as 70% of the tooth is below the gum line.
Broken Bones, Dislocations and Fractures
Cancer and other Benign Masses
Obstructions or Foreign Bodies in the stomach and intestines
Bladder and Kidney Stones
Hip Dysplasia - OFA Certifications
Tooth Root Abscesses, Oral Tumors, Fractures
Advanced Feline Health Care
In addition to general medicine we also offer advanced medical procedures. We are a full-service hospital, offering everything from healthy to emergency care, grooming and boarding.
Ultrasounds are a great tool for diagnosing many illness’. Our office has a digital ultrasound, also offering us to option to send the ultrasound for consults or emailing them to a specialist if a referral is needed.
Stem Cell Therapy is an all-natural, non-invasive procedure in place of or in conjunction with long-term drugs. The procedure is done in house, with typically a quick recovery time. The stem cells are harvested from the fat cells with in your pets abdomen, processed and injected in the problem site. We use MediVet to store/bank the cells*, if you choose and can repeat injections as needed.
*Cost to owner for banking stem cells.
Laser therapy helps stimulate cells quicken repair time. The laser is a warm light that soothes and relive pain and discomfort. It helps with surgical incisions, osteoarthritis, and muscle damage.
In emergent cases, we offer in house lab work versus sending out to the lab. This will help us quickly diagnose your pet and get them feeling better faster.