Primary Care

Primary care services performed at our hospitals are the basic services every pet needs. These services include spays and neuters, health exams, laboratory and pharmacy services, and dental care. Please click on any of the subheadings listed below to learn more about all of the primary care services we offer your pets.

Available Services
  • Pets can suffer from allergies to elements in the environment around them, as well as certain ingredients in their foods, just like people can ... Read more

  • Anesthesia indicates the use of medication to block sensation, typically resulting in unconsciousness Anesthesia is induced using a variety of medications, both injectable and inhaled ... Read more

  • Dogs and cats don't often get cavities But they do frequently suffer from other types of dental disease Periodontal or gum disease, in fact, is the number one illness found in both dogs and cats... Read more

  • Our hospital offers dental radiographs (x-rays) as part of our dental care services. In the course of dental treatment, specially designed dental radiology equipment allows your veterinarian to view structures that lie below the gum line. The location of tooth root infections, the extent of periodontal bone loss and the identification of bone cysts and tumors can be identified using dental x-rays.... Read more

  • Dr. Robb Murphie has a special interest in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery. His initial interest in this field was actually during veterinary school.... Read more

  • Our hospital offers thorough Ear Exams as one of our many services. Symptoms like head shaking, scratching and pawing at the ears, rubbing the ears on the floor or furniture, whining, and abnormal odors are common.

    Conditions of the ear occur frequently in dogs and cats and result from a variety of causes.... Read more

  • The staff at Anderson's Corner Animal Hospital know that it is never easy to say good bye to our animal companions. We are here to offer you support through your difficult time. We hope that you will find some relief from the resources we have provided on this page.... Read more

  • Our hospital is proud to offer our clients a complete diagnostic laboratory. Our in clinic laboratory machines can perform complete blood cell counts, complete chemistry panels, including liver, kidney, and pancreatic enzyme function tests, glucose, and electrolytes. Additionally, our hospital can send samples out to a diagnostic laboratory ensuring that we have a wide range of dianstic capabilities.... Read more

  • Our surgical facility, anesthesia monitoring equipment, medications, sterilization protocols, and post-operative patient care are no different than what you would find in a veterinary school. For minor procedures requiring sedation, we often utilize reversible drugs that allow for a quick recovery. This is beneficial for procedures such as small lacerations, painful ear cleanings, painful x-rays, abscess treatment, etc.... Read more

  • Our hospital offers geriatric (senior wellness) medicine services for your older pet.

    When your pet reaches his or her "golden years" they require special care and your veterinarian will recommend certain screening tests. The tests enable your veterinarian to provide an early diagnosis for some of the common diseases that affect older pets, so that they can manage those diseases more effectively.... Read more

  • Wellness exams not only help flag any potential problems with your pet's health, but they are also important in creating an overall medical history for your pet. By meeting regularly with your pet, your veterinarian is able to become better acquainted with his or her personal history, and is able to offer more personalized care.

    For pets who are 6 years and younger, Wellness Exams are recommended at least once a year.... Read more

  • Our hospital offers hospitalization services. Hospitalization involves admitting your pet into the hospital for monitoring or necessary medical care. Your pet will have their own cage or kennel within the hospital building and will be monitored closely by technicians and veterinarians throughout their stay.... Read more

  • Prompt and accurate diagnosis of your pet’s condition increases our ability to provide a better outcome. At Anderson's Corner Animal Hospital, we are proud to offer an extensive array of in-house diagnostic testing. “In-house” means that you won’t have to wait for your pet’s test to be done by an outside laboratory.... Read more

  • Our mission is to get to know you and your pet(s) on a personal level, provide excellent medicine, patient care, and customer service.

    Our in-house pharmacy is and will always be utilized as a convenience for you when needing to begin a medication/preventative after a physical exam, surgery, hospitalization, etc. We also offer chronic medication/special diet refills.... Read more

  • Our hospital features a dedicated surgical suite.

    Surgical suites are rooms designated for use during surgery only. These rooms are kept as clean as possible to minimize bacteria and other infectious organisms that would be capable of contaminating a surgical wound.... Read more

  • There are some conditions that pets may have that require treatment that is isolated from other hospitalized pets.   The isolation ward at Anderson's Corner is a separate section of the animal hospital built specifically to treat pets with contagious diseases. This unit has been designed to keep these pets separate from the general pet population in our hospital.... Read more

  • As pet owners ourselves, our staff understands that facing a pet's serious illness or the loss of a pet can be emotionally devastating. We also know that to care for a sick pet, a family must receive clear information concerning treatment and evaluating options and, sometimes, making difficult decisions. Our hospital staff are here to help you explore your concerns about treatment choices and managing a sick pet at home.... Read more

  • In our continuing efforts to offer the highest quality veterinary medicine, we are pleased to provide a wide range of surgical services for our patients. From routine surgical procedures, such as spaying and neutering, to more complex surgeries, we look forward to the opportunity to care for your pet's surgical needs.

    Our staff is highly skilled in performing veterinary surgeries and will make every effort to ensure that your pet receives the very best care.... Read more

  • Unless you plan to breed your pet, we generally recommend having them spayed/neutered in a timely manner. This can help avoid problems such as mammary cancer, uterine infections, unwanted pregnancy, prostate enlargement, aggression, and roaming. If you plan to breed your pet, please visit our Reproductive page to learn more about how we can help make this a safe and positive process.... Read more

  • There are several problems that may affect your pet's urinary tract, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder crystals or bladder stones, kidney disease, incontinence, and even cancer. Finding a comprehensive solution to those problems, whether that be dietary changes, medications, or surgery, our team of veterinarians are here to help your pet with successful treatment.

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