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We're pleased to offer the following services at Poway Animal Hospital:


Bathing

Treat your pet to a luxurious bath. Our special, cleansing baths remove dirt, debris and that doggie pet odor – your pet will feel fresh and revitalized. If scratching is a problem, our medicated baths contain soothing agents that stop the itching. Services also include nail trim and ear cleaning.

Behavioral Medicine

Illness doesn't always have a physical cause. We employ trained animal behaviorists who help determine the cause of such disorders as separation anxiety and obsessive behavior, and then develop a treatment regimen for the client.

Boarding

Pets are like our children – we feed, nurture and lavish attention on them. Our highly qualified kennel attendants do the same when you can't be there. We provide tender loving care (such as brushing and cuddling), and walks to keep them happy and active.

Dental Care

We are excited to offer our 26th annual Dental Special for our clients through March of this year. It's an excellent value for owners and a medical necessity for pets.

Studies prove that 80% of all pets over age three have periodontal disease and need immediate dental care. The bacteria in the mouth causes bad breath and gum disease locally but they also spread to the intestines, liver, heart and kidneys causing premature deterioration of these vital organs. Professional dental cleaning and treatments, coupled with proper home care will give your pet a healthier and longer life.
The doctor will examine your pet and a blood test will be run to check for any potential problems prior to scheduling your dental. By examining your pet prior to anesthesia, doing blood tests to check organ function, and using the safest anesthetic available, the risks of anesthesia are minimized. Your pet's teeth are cleaned to remove plaque and tartar, particular attention is given to "hidden" problems under the gum line. The teeth are then polished for a smooth finish. Your pet is discharged on the same evening with better smelling breath, and more importantly a healthier and more comfortable mouth.
During our Dental Special we are offering a $250 discount off our normal dental price. This brings our canine dental price down to $508 and our feline dental price down to $413. For pets over 70lbs there is an additional $84.33 charge for additional anesthesia. The Dental Special does not include extractions, dental radiographs, pain medications, laser gum therapy or antibiotics.

Regular professional cleaning is important to maintaining your pet's teeth. We use modern and safe ultrasound to clean each tooth thoroughly - above and below the gum line. Dental technicians polish teeth to create a smooth, lustrous tooth surface more resistant to plaque buildup. Fluoride treatments help strengthen enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity.

Emergency & Critical Care

In any emergency, seconds count. Our experienced staff is backed up by our mobile resuscitation unit, stocked and equipped to administer the ABCs of basic life support – Airway, Breathing, Circulation/Cardiac compressions. Emergency care is offered during regular business hours. In addition, we use the services of a local, fully staffed emergency center.

Pharmacy

We stock a wide range of the best veterinary drugs in the animal healthcare field. We also provide an online pharmacy you can trust

Immunization & Wellness Care

We strive to prevent illness whenever possible. The time and effort invested in Wellness programs has rewards for both pets and owners. Our Wellness programs are designed specifically for your pet and include: Comprehensive physical exam; internal parasite testing; heartworm and flea control; vaccination program; spay and neuter package; and specialized blood tests for all life stages.

Internal Medicine

We cover all areas of internal medicine, including: Cardiology; Ophthalmology; Neurology; Dermatology; Gastroenterology; Orthopedic surgery; Oncology; Endocrinology; among others.

Microchipping

Microchips have helped reunite thousands of pets with their families. We offer the most widely used microchip products to increase the chances of a safe recovery.

Nutritional Counseling

Some pets require special food, and all pets benefit from a balanced diet. Our trained and certified staff is available to help you choose the right diet for your pet to keep him or her happy, healthy and active.

Pain Management

Veterinary patients feel pain and discomfort under the same circumstances as people do. We know that recognizing and alleviating pain in animals is the essence of good patient care.

Radiology

Radiology – or X-rays – help our veterinarians evaluate muscular-skeletal, cardiovascular(cardiopulmonary), gastrointestinal, reproductive and urinary systems.

Surgery

We offer the most advanced surgical techniques and technology. All patients are carefully screened for safety, and anesthetics are specifically tailored to your pet. Surgical services and facilities include: board certified surgeon available for consultation; fully trained veterinary and technical staff, to ensure the safest, most efficient, state-of-the-art procedures for your pet; heated surgery tables for greater comfort; advanced sterilization techniques; ECG and oxygen saturation monitors; intensive after surgery care and full blood testing.

Surgical Lasers

Lasers are a minimally invasive alternative to traditional surgery. Lasers replace scalpels in many procedures, and are useful for a wide range of conditions, such as cyst, tumor, and wart removal, and can even be used in declawing. Laser procedures result in less pain; less bleeding and less swelling. They reduce risk of infection and result in less post-operative discomfort.

Therapeutic Lasers

Laser Therapy also know as “photobiomodulation” uses specific wavelengths of light (red and near-infrared) to promote healing. Scientific studies have shown this therapy to shorten healing time, decrease swelling, increase circulation to area and reduce pain. Therapeutic Laser does not require sedation and minimal restraint is required as most pets typically find the experience pleasant. To find out more infromation visit: http://www.k-laser.com/pet-owners



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