Finding the answers, even when things get complicated
When should you request a referral to an ACVIM board certified veterinary specialist?
Your pet’s disease is uncommon, complicated, or undiagnosed after standard testing.
You would like an informed, neutral second opinion of your pet’s condition.
The outcomes of the current treatments are not going well or as expected.
Your pet requires a sophisticated procedure that is offered by a specialty hospital.
Your pet can benefit from 24-hour monitoring provided by a referral hospital.
Our days consist of a wide variety of assessments, diagnostics and treatments for patients living with complicated medical issues. Some examples of ailments we see include the following:
Immune Mediated Disease
Cough / Labored breathing
Minimally Invasive Procedures:
The initial consultation includes a physical examination and a review of history, signs/symptoms and any previously performed lab tests. Further evaluation and treatments may include minimally invasive procedures such as the following:
Ultrasound guided fine needle aspirates or biopsies of internal organs or growths
Ultrasound guided extraction of fluid (abdominocentesis, thoracocentesis, pericardiocentesis)
Care of hospitalized patients utilizing in-house and reference labs and advanced treatments
Endoscopy to view and biopsy regions non-surgically
Bone marrow aspiration or biopsy
Tracheal stent placement for collapsing trachea
Our specialists and dedicated staff will work hard to provide you information about your pet’s health.