A FEW TIPS ABOUT
Allergies in Pets
Does your dog suffer from seasonal allergies? This time of year can be particularly pickly for both owners and their dogs. Itchy skin, red skin, itchy paws, hot spots, ear infection, skin rashes? You name it, could be seasonal allergies. Here are some helpful tips for you.
This is actually the most important part of your pet’s health. A thorough exam can reveal conditions that can be treated or managed better if diagnosed early. We will weigh your pet to make sure there hasn’t been any …
Regular pet dental care does more than just keep your pets breath fresh and clean. Dental hygiene is an important part of your pets health and can often be the cause of serious illness. If left untreated, dental problems can lead to larger systemic issues in your pet …
We provide a broad spectrum of diagnostic procedures through in house testing and use of an external lab. We also work closely with local practices when special diagnostic procedures are required. Our clinic includes a well-stocked …
Laser therapy is a very exciting advancement in modern veterinary medicine. It is a painless and non-invasive procedure that uses photons (light) to improve cell health, reduce inflammation, stimulate blood flow and release endorphins (body’s natural pain killer).
Microchips are small computer chips that are the size of a grain of rice that are inserted under pets skin between their shoulder blades. Your pet now has his own unique ID number. We recommend that all pets receive a microchip to help ensure that your pet is returned to you if ever lost or stolen.
Our clinic offers a wide range of surgical procedures. We very commonly perform spay and neuter surgeries. We also perform soft tissue surgeries such as tumor removal, splenectomies, bladder stone removal and biopsies. Pre-anesthetic bloodwork is a must and done prior to the procedure.
We are one of the few clinics in the Rockford area to perform ultrasounds. An ultrasound allows us to evaluate the abdominal organs (liver, kidneys, spleen, intestines, stomach and bladder) more closely. We are able to detect tumors, cysts, stones and inflammation. Ultrasounds are also used for pregnancy evaluation.
Vaccinations help pets live longer, healthier lives. Protecting your pet is our primary goal, so developing an appropriate vaccine schedule for your pet is important to us. It is just as important that we do not under vaccinate as well as over vaccinate your pet.