Here a just a few of veterinary services we offer at Westmonte Animal Clinic. If you need further information on these services feel free to call us. If are looking to learn more about a service that is not listed below or more information on one of these topics, call one of our team members who would be glad to help.
Wellness care starts with a good head to tail examination of your pet by our veterinarian. At Westmonte Animal Clinic, our Doctors will start all visits with a good history and examination to help them ascertain if your pet has any ailments that need to be addressed during his or her visit. Our Veterinarian will examine all of your pet thoroughly, including their mouths, eyes, ears, hearts, lungs, abdomen, joints, lymph nodes and finally their skin. Any areas of concern will be discussed with you immediately and a course of therapy will be developed by the doctor to help resolve the areas of concern, if there are any at all! Often a pet will be found healthy and the veterinarian will recommend our annual tests and vaccinations that will help to keep your pet healthy throughout life.
Dental care is vital to the overall health of any animal. Dental disease can potentially lead to serious health issues with the heart, liver, and kidneys. 70-80% of pets just three years of age and older suffer from some form of dental disease, making it the most common pet health issue among our pet population. The most effective way to protect your pet from dental disease is through professional teeth and gum line cleaning. We perform thorough cleanings using ultrasonic scalers and high speed polishers as you would have done at any human dentist. If your pet has discolored teeth, bad breath, or is having difficulty eating, he or she may be demonstrating signs of dental disease. Bring your pet in for a dental exam and discuss with our veterinarian the best plan to help keep them healthy with bright white clean teeth and clean smelling breath.
A healthy diet is one of the keys to a healthy pet. Finding the right pet food for your animal can be a confusing and daunting task. Many store-brand foods, for all their fancy names and flashy packaging, contain fillers and fats that can affect your pet’s health in bad ways, including but not limited to hurting their kidneys, causing diabetes, and even causing skin disease. Our veterinarians and staff can help you determine the best food for your pets, whether they need a special prescription diet or a general adult pet food, as well as how much and how often they should eat to keep them in the best condition possible for their health. Don’t just buy the closest food bag in the supermarket. Nutrition is an integral part of your pet's health care to keep your pet as healthy as possible for a long and happy life.
Dermatology is a branch of medicine dealing with the your pets’ skin, nails and fur. This includes the inside of your pet’s ears and even their anal glands. While we commonly think that skin disease can be treated with baths and antibiotics, often nutritional therapies, nutritional supplements and even at times surgical procedures are required to help your pet with skin disease. Our veterinarians and staff can diagnose all manners of diseases affecting your pets’ skin from a simple flea allergy to more complex disease such as food allergies and different forms of cancer using specific diagnostic tests for each different ailment. Discuss your concerns with our doctors during your pets’ visits and we will recommend the best course of therapy to help your pet both in the immediate moment and long term if necessary for diseases such as food or environmental allergies.
Whether your pet needs a routine procedure, such as spaying, neutering, or something more complex like a bladder stone removal, our hospital has the experienced doctors and state-of-the-art facility to deliver top-notch surgical care. We require pre-operative blood work prior to all surgeries to make certain your pet is as healthy as possible before the stress of surgery and then we monitor all pets with special monitoring equipment throughout all procedures to be certain they remain stable throughout any surgery. While we know the idea of placing your pet in our hands during surgery can be a frightening thought, we will do everything to make certain your pet is well cared for during his or stay in our hospital and during the procedure.