Advanced care services are services that go above and beyond what a general hospital visit may be for your 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.
Our hospital offers advanced dental care techniques, including services such as root canals, root planing, crown placement, gum (gingival) surgery, and orthodontics... Read more
VCA Westbury iss excited to offer our clients Companion Laser Therapy. Laser therapy provides a non-invasive, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of conditions and can be performed in conjunction with existing treatment protocols. Relief and/or improvement is often noticed within hours depending on the condition and your pet’s response.... Read more
Digital x-ray equipment allows us to get x-rays fast. Digital technology lets us produce a quality x-ray image in a matter of seconds. These images allow us to identify broken bones, heart enlargement, tumors, intestinal blockages, bladder stones and a number of other serious conditions.... Read more
Our hospital offers OFA x-rays for identification of hip dysplasia in dogs. OFA is the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals and is an organization that was created to aid breeders in helping reduce the incidence of hip dysplasia. Dogs must be over 2 years of age and the x-rays must be taken using general anesthesia for accurate diagnosis.... 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
Ultrasound provides a tool to look inside the organs and evaluate their “layers”. Ultrasound lets us see things that can’t be seen on a plain x-ray image because they are too small or because they are obscured by larger organs around them. Evaluation of these small structures and organ “layers” helps us to identify many conditions including intestinal diseases, cancers, uterine infections and fluid accumulation due to disease to name a few.... Read more