Advanced care services go above and beyond a general hospital visit for pets. Advanced services may be items such as specialized surgeries, eye treatment, diagnostic imaging, ultrasound, or therapies. Please click on any of the subheadings listed below to learn more about our services in advanced care.
Sometimes we are unable to determine from a physical examination what may be troubling your pet. This can be frustrating to you and uncomfortable for your pet. When this happens, we use state-of-the-art Digital Radiology to help diagnose many pet illnesses and injuries.... Read more
An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a readout of the electrical activity of the heart. If your veterinarian hears a heart rhythm abnormality (called an arrhythmia) in your pet's heart beat, they will recommend an ECG. The readout allows your veterinarian to accurately determine the cause and appropriate treatment for the arrhythmia.... Read more
Laser surgery is surgery performed using a laser instead of a scalpel to cut tissue. Laser surgery uses an intense beam of light that is precisely focused to cut tissue. The energy contained in the laser beam vaporizes the water found in body tissues, allowing a precise "cut" that seals blood vessels and nerve endings, resulting in less bleeding and pain.... Read more
Our hospital offers many soft tissue surgery services. Soft tissue surgery refers to surgery on any body part excluding: bones/joints (orthopedic surgery), heart (cardiac surgery), or nervous system (neurologic surgery). Examples of common soft tissue surgeries include gastrointestinal surgery (to remove foreign objects or removed diseased sections of intestine), bladder surgery (to remove stones or polyps), liver surgery (to remove masses or diseased lobes), and spleen surgery (often to remove diseased spleens or masses).... Read more
Our hospital offers ultrasound (sonogram) examinations as a non-invasive diagnostic procedure to evaluate your pet’s internal organs.
Many times both radiographs (X-rays) and an ultrasound of your pet are recommended for the best evaluation of your pet's situation. X-rays show the size, shape and position of the organs and the ultrasound enables your veterinarian to see the internal structure of each organ.... Read more