Advanced Care

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.

Available Services
  • Our dental suite includes a Midmark Vetpro 1000 Dental Delivery System complete with a ultra-sonic scaling hand piece and a polishing hand piece, the high speed/low speed drill with fiber optic lighting and a compressed air and water flush hand piece. This unit allows us to perform the most basic dental cleaning with polishing as well as the most sophisticated tooth extractions. Our drill and tooth sectioning hand piece allows us to carefully cut and remove the most infected tooth and to drill out any remaining tooth roots or other pathology located in the mouth.... Read more

  • Cold laser therapy is a non-invasive, drug free, surgery free, and pain free treatment. Also called low-level laser therapy, cold laser therapy uses beams of light to stimulate cell regeneration and increase blood circulation. Following treatment, pets experience less pain and swelling of the affected area, allowing for an increase in range of motion, mobility, and healing.... Read more

  • Our hospital offers dermatology services Our veterinarians will perform a detailed history, physical examination and basic medical ... Read more

  • We use digital whole-body and digital dental X-rays and ultrasound to diagnose problems with your pet. Our digital x-ray equipment allows us to rapidly get the imaging we need with multiple computerized adjustments to enhance the viewing of everything from soft tissue organs to the bony skeletal structure. When a very detailed analysis is needed, we are able transmit the original radiographic image to one of several board-certified radiography groups around the country that will provide us with a complete analysis of your pet's images within four hours.... Read more

  • Our hospital offers Echocardiography as one of our many cardiology services. An echocardiogram is an ultrasound (sonogram) exam of the heart. Many times both radiographs (X-rays) and ultrasound of the heart are recommended for best evaluation of heart disease.... Read more

  • Our hospital routinely performs electrocardiograms as part of our cardiology services. 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 heartbeat, they will recommend an ECG.... Read more

  • Radioactive Iodine Therapy is now considered the treatment of choice for feline hyperthyroidism.

    Hyperthyroidism is a condition where the thyroid glands produce an excess of a hormone that controls your cat's metabolic rate, accelerating wear and tear on his or her internal organs. In order to stop this excess hormone production, Feline Radioactive Iodine (I-131) treatment is given.... 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)
    • spleen surgery (often to remove diseased spleens or masses).... Read more

  • When an eye problem develops and a detailed exam is needed, the doctor will often use a device called a tonopen ... Read more