Services
 

Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual physical examination. Older pets benefit greatly from bi-annual examinations and monitoring.  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:


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:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite will provide for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.
   
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.
   
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern digital X-ray equipment will provide high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.
   
Electrocardiography Services:  We will provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
   
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, tooth extractions and minor oral surgery. 
   
Laboratory:  We utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
    
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification.
    
Pharmacy:  We carry a full range of medications needed for your pets' immediate problems.

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.

Bathing:  Limited therapeutic bathing services are available.

Emergency Care:  Please contact Capital District Animal Emergency Clinic at (518)785-1094 for after hours emergencies.