COVID Updates: We are limiting the number of people entering the hospital. All visitors must be escorted into the building by a staff member. Please text us upon arrival. Our exam rooms are limited to 2 pet owners at a time and we are utilizing curbside care for many services. We ask for your patience as we strive to keep you, your pets and our staff safe and healthy.

Pet of the Month – Jeremy

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Say hello to Jeremy. Jeremy is a 12 year old, neutered male Corgi that was recently boarding with us when one of our boarding staff noticed that he looked bloated. It was quickly brought it to the attention of one of our veterinarians who quickly suspected that Jeremy was suffering from bloat, also know as gastric dilatation/volvulus (GDV). GDV, or bloat, is a condition in which the stomach twists on itself and gas quickly accumulates within the stomach. Dogs will often wretch and try to vomit without producing anything and on abdominal palpation it feels like he swallowed a basketball. X-rays confirmed that Jeremy had bloated (noticed the large stomach on the x-ray above). A stomach tube was passed to help remove the gas and then Jeremy was taken to surgery. His stomach was de-rotated and then a gastropexy was performed. A gastropexy is a procedure where the stomach is sutured in place to prevent future rotations. Jeremy recovered from his ordeal and is doing well.

Congratulations Jeremy on being this Month’s Pet of the Month.

Update To Our COVID Protocols

We continue to monitor COVID-19 and the best way to keep everyone safe and healthy.  Due to the Omicron variant and increased number of cases our local community is experiencing, we will close our lobby and return to 100% curbside care effective immediately. Our industry is experiencing unprecedented staffing shortages and the need to preserve our staffing levels has influenced this decision. We will continue to monitor the progress of COVID and adjust our protocols accordingly. We are ready to care for your pet and ensure extra snuggles and TLC during their visit.

Please text us when you arrive for your appointment – the number is on our building and signs.