Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:
Comprehensive Preventive Care: Care which starts early can pay extra dividends once your companion becomes geriatric. Routine exams can detect problems before they become serious. If no problems are found, the reassurance is comforting.
Vaccinations: A very effective way to protect your pet's health is to immunize against common and sometimes deadly diseases. Our policy is to provide the best in well-tested protection for your pet.
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services: Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.
Surgical Services: A wide variety of surgical procedures are performed Monday-Friday. Pre-anesthetic blood work is offered for all our patients.
Anesthesia: We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
Internal medicine consults: We offer in-hospital referrals to an internal medicine specialist who performs ultrasounds, endoscopic procedures and helps us with the diagnosis of more complicated cases.
Radiology Services: Radiology including specialty contrast procedures such as barium studies, aids in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.
Electrocardiography Services: We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
Dentistry: We promote regular dental care for dogs and cats. Our dental services include ultrasonic scaling and polishing, tooth extractions and oral surgery.
Laboratory: Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification.
Pharmacy: We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets. We also have our own online pharmacy for your convenience. The direct link is on our home page.
Individualized Flea Control Programs: We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas on your pet.
Dietary Counseling: We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.
Behavioral Counseling: We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression.
Boarding: Daily supervision by our veterinary staff will save you needless worry while you're away. We provide pet boarding as a service to our clients. All boarders receive personal attention from our caring staff and provide customized care for your pet, too, such as giving medications and accommodating special feeding or exercise requirements. Pets may be dropped off and picked up during regular business hours Monday through Saturday.
Emergency Care: Simply dial 254-231-3774, Animal Emergency Center of Temple-Belton for any after hours emergency.