Pet Wellness

Our wellness protocols are designed to prevent disease and prolong the lives and life quality of your pets. As soon as you welcome a new pet into your home, you should  consider preventative care to protect their health. For puppies and kittens, we recommend beginning a vaccination series between six and eight weeks of age. While adequate vaccination is important, the comprehensive physical examinations, intestinal parasite screenings and prophylactic dewormings also given during this series will help ensure your new family member gets started on the right paw for a happy, healthy life.

For a healthy adult pet, we recommend a visit to our clinic

ANNUALLY.

Since pets age at a much quicker rate than humans, these visits will become increasingly important in early detection of any changes in their health. 

At Veterinary Medical Center, our mission is to exceed your expectations for compassionate, quality veterinary care for all of your animals. We are a full-service small and large animal hospital and wellness center that offers comprehensive preventative, medical, surgical and dental care for your dog, cat, horse, camelid, sheep or goat. Our services are designed to promote a healthy, long life for your pet and unmatched service for our clients.

We have the experience and expertise to manage the most complex medical issues. We are equipped with a full range of diagnostic equipment and have 2 fully equipped mobile units so your animal receives quality veterinary care at all times.

At Veterinary Medical Center, we can keep your pets happy and healthy by utilizing the following:

The physical exam is a very important aspect of your pet’s wellness. During this exam, the doctor evaluates the entire pet, which includes:

  • An eye exam using an ophthalmoscope
  • An ear exam using an otoscope
  • A heart exam using a stethoscope
  • Other points evaluated include teeth, skin, coat, vital signs, body condition, and joints. Doctors also use their hands to palpate the abdominal contents.

On average, veterinary physical exams discover three additional health concerns than what is known by the pet owner.

Veterinary Medical Center performs at home pet wellness care. Home pet care is perfect for owners who cannot transport their pets to our clinic. We can perform a wellness exam, vaccinations, flea and tick recommendations, behavioral assessments, and nutritional counseling, all in the comfort of your home. Please give us a call today if you would like to schedule a house call exam for your pet.

The intensive care area at Veterinary Medical Center allows us to closely monitor your pet so that they receive the highest level of emergency and critical care possible. Along with medical attention, our patients receive all of the tender loving care they deserve every minute they are in our ICU. While in our ICU, your pet may receive the following care:

• Access to on-site diagnostic testing equipment
• Access to mobile resuscitation unit
• Pain management
• IV fluids
• Cardiovascular monitoring
• Nutritional support
• Blood and plasma transfusion:
• Oxygen therapy

We are equipped with state of the art medical equipment and expertise to diagnose and treat your pet for most medical conditions. We cover all areas of internal medicine including:

• Cardiology (hypertension, heart failure)
• Ophthalmology (eye conditions)
• Neurology (stroke, paralysis, disk disease)
• Dermatology (allergies, skin conditions, chronic ear infections)
• Gastroenterology
• Endocrinology (i.e., diabetes, thyroid disturbances)
• Critical Care/Urgent Care

Another important aspect of wellness care during the examination process is educating clients. Together as partners, we can ensure that your pets receive all they need to live long and healthy lives.

Feel free to ask us any questions. And of course, we take it upon ourselves to keep you in the know.

We will monitor your pet closely if he or she is diagnosed with a chronic condition such as diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease or thyroid disease. These diseases can be treated with the most current medical or surgical protocols. When we monitor your pet’s chronic condition, we can make diet recommendations, recommend changes in medications and treatments, recommend a monitoring schedule.

Get the best care for your best friend.

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