Rea Farms Village Veterinarian Weddington Animal Hospital
When your pet is not feeling well, it’s natural to be concerned for his or her healthcare. But the both of you should be back to your normal energetic selves in no time after your companion receives the best available veterinary care near Rea Farms Village in the Charlotte area. At Weddington Animal Hospital, we provide the most loving care possible for all our client’s pets. Our goal is to get your pet as healthy as can be and keep him or her that way for as long as conceivable. We make sure all animals receive the proper immunization and wellness care they need to live a long and healthy life by your side. Our location is fully equipped to solve all health issues imaginable and to effectively take care of any pain your pet may be suffering.
We thoroughly cover all aspects of internal medicine including:
When your pet begins to act abnormally it doesn’t necessarily mean he or she is suffering from a physical problem. It could in fact be a behavioral issue. Pets can often be affected by things such as obsessive disorders, excessive excitability, and separation anxiety. If we feel the animal is showing symptoms of these afflictions we’ll bring in a trained animal behaviorist to help find the origin of the problem. The issue can then be quickly resolved by a personalized program which will be developed specifically for your pet.
END OF LIFE CARE
When it’s time for your pet to prepare to cross the rainbow bridge, we’ll make sure he or she is treated with all the comfort and love possible. All pets are treated with the dignity and respect they deserve when it’s time to bid them farewell. We’ll help comfort you through this highly-emotional stage and our caring family of trained professionals will be sure to follow your wishes regarding your beloved pet’s remains.
Regular medical check-ups and tests are highly recommended for all pets as this is one of the best ways to ensure they remain as healthy as can be. We treat them just like the loving family members they are when it comes to our wellness programs and preventative care procedures. Our preventative care measures are an important aspect of our overall healthcare goal and include:’
- Comprehensive physical exam
- Oral exam
- Internal parasite testing
- Heartworm and flea control
- Spay and Neuter
- Specialized blood tests for all stages of life
- Nutritional counseling
- Medicated baths
- Nail trimming and ear cleaning
One of the most effective ways to make sure your pet never leaves your side by getting lost is to utilize the modern microchipping techniques that are available today. This highly reliable method will help you track the whereabouts of your dearest companion at all times. It keeps thousands of families and their pets united in Rea Farms Village and all over the Charlotte area. We use the latest microchip products on the market to make sure your pet will be found as quickly as possible if he or she happens to stray from home.
If you happen to find a microchipped animal please visit petmicrochiplookup.org for more information on what to do.
- Persistent coughing or choking
- Difficult or labored breathing
- Eye injury
- Coming into contact with a toxin
- Ingesting a foreign object, toxin, or poison
- Body trauma such as being hit by a car or bite wound
- Calling out in pain
- Seizure or collapse
- Lethargic or non-responsive
- Swollen or distended abdomen
- Difficulty urinating or defecating
- Vomiting or diarrhea
If your pet should become ill while our clinic is closed please contact the Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Matthews at 704-815-3939 or the Charlotte Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE) in Charlotte at 704-457-2300.
Sometimes surgery is needed to bring your pet back to optimum health. At Weddington Animal Hospital, our surgeons are trained in the latest and most effective animal-surgery techniques and have access to the most modern equipment in the field. This means that your pet will be taken care of by the loving hands of our veterinary family and will receive expert medical attention. A board-certified surgeon is also ready to help your animal if needed. Your pet will be professionally screened prior to surgery and anesthesia will be specifically administered for his or her unique condition. Also, our surgical tables are heated for added comfort and your pet will receive the loving care needed following the operation.
Surgical services include:
- Spay and Neuter
- Wound/Laceration care
- Tumor removal
- A variety of soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries
If your pet needs further monitoring following surgery we may keep him or her overnight at the hospital to make sure of a rapid recovery. A unique health and wellness program will be created specifically for the animals’ needs while recovering and you’ll be able to take him or her home as soon as possible.
The best way to take care of a pet’s oral health is to be sure their teeth and gums are cleaned regularly with the best techniques available. We use ultrasonic cleaning methods to get below and above the gum lines of their teeth to keep them problem free. We also polish their teeth to a smooth and healthy finish as a way to combat plaque and solidify and strengthen the tooth enamel. Your pet’s teeth are then effectively desensitized with a fluoride treatment. We use digital radiographs to make sure we don’t miss any potential problems and also offer advanced dental treatments including root canals, caps, and braces.
Some of the diagnostic methods we implement include:
- CBC (Complete Blood Count)
- Chemistry Panel
- Digital Radiology (X-Rays)
- Heartworm Testing
- Feline Leukemia/Feline Aids Testing
- Intestinal Parasite Screening
- Fluid and Tissue Cytology
- Ear and Skin Cytology
- Fungal Cultures
Schedule Your Appointment
We would love the opportunity to meet you and your pet! You can fill out the appointment form and our office team will contact you shortly to schedule an appointment that works best for you.
Here at the Weddington Animal Hospital, we treat your pet like they should be treated, like a member of your family. We take pride in our level of care and customer service and we look forward to having you join our family.
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