Our boarding facilities are indoors and climate controlled. This avoids disease-carrying flies and parasites, as well as providing a comfortable temperature for your pet the year round.
Dogs stay in large runs or cages of various sizes, while cats stay in cages in a separate cat room. Dogs are taken out at least three times daily to one of our 6 covered outdoor yards for playtime and exercise. A $15 go-home bath is offered so that your dog is returned to you clean and fresh.
Caged pets (birds, rabbits, etc.) need to be brought in their regular cages along with their regular food.
For the protection of your pets and the other pets staying with us, we only board pets that are current on vaccines, and are currently on a heartworm and intestinal parasite preventative such as Sentinel or Heartgard. If your pet is not current, we will be happy to bring anything needed up to date.
Our boarding rate is $30 per night for dogs and $25 per night for cats. Diabetic pets are $40 per night. Call us for boarding rates on other pets as they vary. We invite you to tour our boarding facilities at any time during regular office hours.
If your dog is in need of a bath, leave it to us. We have a full size tub, a complete line of both therapeutic and cleansing shampoos, and warm cage dryers for your pet to dry in comfort. Our baths include a nail trim, anal gland cleaning, and ear cleaning at no extra charge. Give us a call to let us know when you will be dropping your dog off. Prices vary depending on the size of your dog.
We have a modern, up-to-date surgical suite that is fully equipped for all routine surgical procedures. In addition to routine spays and neuters, we provide surgical care for a wide variety of problems. When more specialized surgeries are needed, we have a board certified surgeon who will perform the procedure at our hospital. We also work closely with board certified surgeons at nearby specialty centers if referrals are needed. We do everything possible to ensure the safety and comfort of our surgery patients. Pre-surgical blood tests are recommended for all pets and can be done on the day of surgery. We follow the latest guidelines for safe and effective anesthesia and pain protocols. We use respiratory monitors, heart monitors, capnography, and pulse oximeters to monitor patients under general anesthesia. Close attention is paid to pain management. Heated surgery tables, monitored post operative recovery area, and most important, a staff trained in the care of surgical patients all contribute to your pet’s safety and comfort.
Regular professional dental cleanings are an important part of maintaining your pets overall health. Abscessed or broken teeth, damaged tooth enamel, periodontal disease, and tartar buildup are all common causes of pain, systemic disease, and diminished quality of life for both cats and dogs. We use the most up-to-date equipment and techniques for dental cleanings, dental surgeries, teeth extractions, and sealing and bonding. Pre-anesthetic blood testing, safe and effective anesthetics and pain relievers, modern equipment to clean and polish the teeth, dental x-rays, and up to date dental surgery procedures are all used to ensure the safety and comfort of your pet.
EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE
Our hospital is equipped and staffed for critical care cases and emergency situations. We also have the technical staff, facilities, and equipment to provide follow up care for those pets requiring hospitalization. An isolation ward is available for patients that could be contagious to other pets in the hospital for routine care. For after hour emergencies, you may call our clinic phone number, and an answering machine will give you the numbers of nearby emergency hospitals as well as one of our doctors’ phone number.
We carry a complete inventory of the best veterinary pharmaceuticals, prescription foods, and supplements for your pets. Refills for your pet can be called in by phone. After a doctor has reviewed your pet’s medical history, your pet’s prescription can be waiting for you when you come in to pick up. As an added convenience, we have a drive-through window that you can use to pick up products without having to leave the comfort of your car. Be advised that state law requires that your pet be regularly examined by the prescribing veterinarian before a prescription can be filled.
Images are extremely helpful for diagnosing many medical and surgical problems. Radiographs (x-rays) are the traditional and still useful way to help assess internal organs and structures. Our digital x-ray equipment can provide us excellent radiographs for pets of all sizes. Sedation may or may not be needed for diagnostic quality images. Board certified radiologists review films when needed. We also have digital dental x-ray equipment that is able to give instant images to help determine the need for additional work during dental procedures.
Ultrasound is now used routinely in veterinary medicine to help assess internal medical problems. Board certified radiologists perform all our ultrasounds. Our doctors review their findings and will discuss the results with you to help arrive at the best course of treatment for your pet.
Veterinarians must often use laboratory tests to help provide the best possible medical care for your pet. Our hospital is equipped with modern laboratory equipment that is often able to give results in minutes for most routine tests including blood chemistry values, urine tests, and parasite testing. In addition, we work with several outside referral labs that provide rapid results for other tests including general blood panels, biopsies, and bacteria cultures.