Each patient receives a thorough exam, fecal exam for parasites, general deworming, heartworm
|medication and age appropriate vaccine boosters at every visit. We generally start puppy vaccinations at 6 |
weeks and the kitten vaccination series at 8 weeks. Please call our office for more details on our
|· Annual and Semi-annual Wellness Exams and Vaccinations|
Each adult patient receives a thorough physical exam, heartworm testing (if canine), fecal exam for intestinal
|parasites, general deworming, and vaccinations every year. We recommend 6 month wellness exams at which time we also |
recheck a fecal exam for intestinal parasites and administer a Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccination. We offer a dental
vaccine to help prevent periodontal disease and damage caused by a specific group of bacteria. We also offer the
Rattlesnake antitoxoid vaccine to those dogs that are at a higher risk.
For our patients that are over 7 years of age we recommend a regular senior wellness exam and diagnostic
|· Senior Wellness Exams|
|workup. We check a complete blood count, biochemistry panel, thyroid levels, urinalysis and radiographs or ultrasound of |
the chest or abdomen if needed. We can also measure blood pressures and EKGs in our older cardiac patients if necessary.
A retinal exam is often recommended in older cats. Our pets are living longer and it is our goal to try to prevent problems or
diagnose and treat them in their earliest stages. We value pet's quantity and quality of life.
We recommend regular dental exams, cleaning and polishing. Dental treatments that are available include:
|· Dental Care|
|extractions, Doxyrobe treatment, Consil application, Oravet treatment, dental radiographs, and dental vaccines. |
A veterinary assistant closely monitors all of our surgeries and charts vitals throughout each procedure. We
|· General Surgery|
|utilize equipment that can monitor oxygen levels, pulse rate, temperature, EKG, and blood pressure. Our patients receive |
intravenous fluids and pain medication with every procedure.
Our in-house laboratory includes the IDEXX VetTest machine to measure blood chemistries, the VetLyte
|· In-house Laboratory|
|electrolyte analyzer, and the QBC blood count analyzer. We also have the following IDEXX snap tests: 3DX |
Heartworm/Lyme/Ehrlichia, Feline Leukemia/Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Combo, and Parvovirus Antigen Test. Our
veterinarians are also skilled in cytology, fluid analysis, and blood smear interpretation.
We have an automatic radiograph processor that allows us to process our films in a timely manner. We will
|· Radiology and Ultrasound|
|often send radiographs to veterinary radiologists for further interpretation.|
Starting in 2008 we began offering ultrasonography for our companion animals.
We offer indoor cages and outdoor runs. We have a separate room for our cat boarders.
Currently we have AVID microchips available.
Our groomers are available on Monday mornings. Please bring your dog before 9 am.
|· Grooming by appointment|
| House calls and Farm calls by appointment|
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221 N. Glenwood Blvd Tyler, TX 75702