At Salt Marsh Animal Hospital, we recognize the importance of avoiding diseases in your pet. Our recommendations may range from a diet change to customized physical therapy. Our veterinarian advises that you have annual blood tests done for your pet to help detect diseases as soon as possible. For senior pets, we suggest that you bring them to our veterinary hospital bi-annually to address any concerns that could develop as they age.
Dental health is particularly vital in pets. Tartar, gingivitis, and tooth decay are issues that transpire over time in many pets. Dental disease is a frequent source of disease for your pet's heart, kidney, and other vital organs. It may also cause uneasiness. Our veterinary hospital has cutting edge equipment, including digital dental X-rays. We are well-trained in the latest dental methods. We make every effort to educate you on the significance of dental care so that your pet can stay happy and strong.
Ear disease or "otitis" is one of the most familiar diseases that we treat at Salt Marsh Animal Hospital. This disease is regularly caused by core allergies. It often results in shaking and rubbing of the ears or face. At Salt Marsh Animal Hospital, our objective is to treat your pet's ears so that we can resolve the present infection and avoid potential infections.
Heartworm and flea safety have come to be more valuable and easier to use in recent years. We realize that each pet has exceptional needs, which is why we will build a protocol to ensure that we avoid heartworms and fleas for your pet. We obtain all products directly from the manufacturer, and we have warranties on all of them.
Many online pharmacies do not purchase their products directly from the manufacturer, and some of the products bought are from overseas. Our prices are commonly lower than internet pharmacies because we are providing rebates or get-one-free packages. Your pet's health and wellbeing are of our highest importance.
Spaying or neutering is imperative to regulate the pet population and decrease needless behaviors. We strive to make the spaying or neutering process simple and pain-free. Our veterinarian takes several protective steps, including placing an IV catheter to provide fluids before, during, and after anesthesia. This plays an critical part in delivering relief after surgery and blocking kidney disease in the future.
Our team will wear sterilized gowns and gloves for this practice and use sterile tools and sutures. We have a devoted surgery room that is equipped exclusively for this purpose. Your pet's blood pressure, oxygen, temperature, heart rate, and rhythm will be examined throughout. We also concentrate on pain management by offering three pain medications during surgery. All sutures we use are under the skin and dissolve.
Vaccines are a central part of protecting your pet's health. We have completed vast research to decide the safest and most beneficial vaccines for your pet.
X-rays are another instrument that we use at Salt Marsh Animal Hospital to detect a range of health troubles, including fractured bones and cancer. It is a significant part of identifying many diseases. Our veterinarian and team have spent incalculable hours training with radiologists to become trained in imaging your pet.
Ultrasound, aka a sonogram, is a tool used to isolate a variety of various diseases and ailments. Our veterinarian and team have spent numerous hours training with radiologists to become competent in imaging your pet.
There are a variety of various illnesses and diseases that can be identified through blood work. Kidney disease, diabetes, liver disease, and infections are a few of the complications we may identify with our gear.
The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) is here to help reduce the breeding of dogs with genetic orthopedic complexities. Our veterinarian can take the needed X-rays on-site and send them off to radiologists for further assessment. It is important to discuss this with our team before breeding your pet.
At Salt Marsh Animal Hospital, we have a spacious surgery suite with pioneering equipment that may be needed to carry out most surgeries. Our veterinarian is proficient in soft tissue surgeries. These include spay and neuter, enterotomy, gastrotomy, cystotomy, splenectomy, gastropexy, tumor removal, and more.