General Canine Medicine
Medical Care For Your Dog
In addition to comprehensive wellness programs, routine and advanced surgical procedures, preventative and advanced dental care, our veterinarians have the training and equipment to diagnose and care for any specialized health problems your dog may experience. And we are committed to communicate with you every step of the way so that you can make the best health care decision for your dog.
We will help you find the answers to your dog’s medical conditions so that, together, we may improve your dog’s quality of life. Commonly diagnosed medical problems such as diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease and thyroid disease can be treated with the most current medical or surgical protocols. If your pet needs special care, we will consult with our board-certified specialist.
Monitored Care of Chronic Conditions
If your dog has been diagnosed with a chronic condition (for example diabetes or hypothyroidism) we will perform the routine exams and monitoring that is needed to keep your dog healthy. We can make diet recommendations, recommend changes in medications and treatments, recommend a monitoring schedule, and consult with a board-certified specialist if your dog not responding appropriately to the treatments.
Signs to Watch for in your Pet
It is common to assume these signs are a normal part of your dog’s aging process; however, they may indicate underlying disease. If you notice any of these signs in your dog, please give us a call to schedule an exam for your dog:
- Loss of appetite, Decreased appetite
- Weight loss/gain
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Increased drinking or urination
- Inappropriate urination or defecation (indoors)
- Difficulty rising, walking or climbing stairs
- Shaking head
- Foul smelling ears
- Foul breath
- Eye or nose discharge
- Minor cuts
- Wounds that are not healing
- Confusion, disorientation, anxiety or changes in sleep patterns
- New lumps or bumps
- Any other sudden or progressive change you note in your dog’s attitude or behaviors