Preventive care is the foundation of our services. Keeping our family pets healthy and preventing illness allows for us to have a longer, happier relationship with our pets. Our preventive care strategies include complete physical exams, personalized vaccination protocols, wellness screenings, such as blood work, heartworm and tick testing and intestinal parasites exams, and individualized parasites prevention strategies.
If your pet should become sick, we are here to help you get your furry friend back to health. After determining what is ailing your pet, we will develop a treatment plan that best fits your pets need. Should your pet require hospitalization, we strive to make your pet's stay as comfortable and stress-free as possible, so that they may recover as quickly as possible.
Emergency and Urgent Care
We are able to handle minor emergencies and will stabilize severe trauma patients. If required, severely traumatized patients may be referred to a specialty animal emergency center for advanced care. Usually an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such as a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment, do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible, it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.
Surgeries may be planned procedures, such as a sterilization procedure or mass removal, or may be an emergency, such as an intestinal blockage. Regardless of your pet's need for surgery, we strive to make the procedure as safe and painless as possible. All patients undergoing surgery receive a pre-surgical exam, preemptive pain medications, IV catheter and fluids, and monitoring with ECG, blood pressure, temperature, and blood oxygen level and are attended by a technician throughout the entire procedure.
Dental care is one of the most overlooked and under-estimated preventive care procedures in veterinary medicine. Dental disease can lead to chronic pain, difficulty eating, and other internal illnesses, such as heart, liver, and kidney disease. Regular dental cleaning can greatly improve a pet's quality of life. Many people are afraid to have their pet's teeth cleaned, due to the need for anesthesia, but here at Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital, we take great care to make sure that the anesthesia is as safe as possible. Each pet is an individual and has unique needs. To ensure that the pet is receiving the greatest care, each pet undergoing a dental cleaning has bloodwork, IV catheter and fluids, individualized anesthetic medications, monitoring with ECG, blood pressure, temperature, and blood oxygen levels, along with being monitored continuously throughout the procedure. Should we find that your pet requires more than a dental cleaning, we can provide extractions and periodontal gel treatments.
In order to provide the best care possible, we have invested in diagnostic equipment in our hospital. We have the ability to perform complete blood counts, chemistry panels, electrolyte panels, urinalysis, pancreatitis tests, heartworm and tick tests, intestinal parasite exams, and skin and ear diagnostic tests in our hospital, so that you can get the results as quickly as possible. This helps to address your pet's needs without a delay in care. Some advanced testing, such as thyroid testing, histopathology, cytology, and cultures are sent to an outside laboratory, so that the best results may be obtained.
X-Rays and Ultrasound
Sometimes imaging is required to provide information about the health of your pet. Radiographs (x-rays) are the most common imaging performed, and with out digital radiology system, we are able to take detailed, clear x-rays and get the images very quickly, decreasing stress on your pet. We also have the ability to email the x-rays for consultation with radiologists or surgeons, should the need arise. We also have the ability to perform ultrasound in our hospital. Ultrasound helps to provide additional imaging, such as looking for changes inside the liver, urinary bladder, or kidneys. X-rays and ultrasound both provide information and neither is better than the other, but used together, helps to provide the most accurate information regarding the health of your pet.
Canine rehabilitation is the use of physical therapy and regenerative medical techniques on dogs for the purpose of recovery and rehabilitation. Canine rehabilitation restores, maintains and promotes optimal function and mobility; enhances recovery postoperatively; alleviates pain; improves muscle strength and endurance; improves circulation, coordination and range of motion; provides comfort and confidence in geriatric patients.
Conditions and disease that benefit from treatment:
Laser therapy is a wonder treatment modality that helps to accelerate the body's natural healing process through photo-bio-modulation (light therapy). Laser therapy is effective in treating chronic conditions, acute conditions, and post-surgical pain and inflammation.
Chiropractic care focuses on abnormal movements of the spine and the effects these restrictions have on the nervous system and entire body. The goal of a chiropractic adjustment is to maximize joint mobility and optimize nervous system function to allow unrestricted exchange of information between the brain (central nervous system) and all the body's muscles, joints, and organs.
Common Uses of Chiropractic Care:
Acupuncture is the insertion of needles into specific points on the body to produce a healing response. Inserting needles will stimulate nerves which will increase blood circulation, relieve muscle spasm, and cause the release of hormones such as endorphins (one of the body's natural pain control chemicals) and cortisol (a natural steroid). These chemical mediators can change the perception of pain and lead to release of other chemical mediators that influence organ function. This improved "chemical communication" stimulates healing.
Common Uses of Acupuncture:
For most pet owners, there is nothing sweeter than sharing eye contact with a pet that has grown fond of you. At Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital, we strive to provide the best ophthalmic care for pets in need. Our team can help ensure that your cat, dog or other animal has the support and experience needed to properly treat eye problems and stop the development of common eye issues. Offering both preventative care and advanced surgical services, our commitment to comprehensive eye care for pets remains unmatched in Oklahoma.
If a pet is experiencing pain, it can also take its toll on the owner if they are unable to provide the assistance needed to help alleviate it. When you bring your pet to Advanced Care Veterinary Clinic, our veterinary staff utilizes not only the most effective medical treatments available, but also provides the compassion needed to make your pet feel more comfortable. Our goal is to develop a customized pain management plan to best suit the unique needs of your pet. In many cases, this may include a combination of medication or complementary treatment options; however, just one approach may be needed. Working with an experienced team of Veterinarians, you can ensure your pet has the best pain management plan possible.
The team at Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital knows how important the bond between you and your pet can be. In many cases, this connection is both irreplaceable and invaluable and the thought of losing your pet can often be unbearable. Unfortunately, many pets that do get away aren’t identified in the shelter system each year. To help put your mind at ease and help reconnect you with your pet if a separation occurs, Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital is happy to provide microchip identification services.
Services for Cats
As one of the most beloved pets online, it’s no surprise that many people have brought cats into their home as not just a pet, but as a member of the family. Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital understands how important your feline friend is and works hard to provide the best quality of care we can for your cat. Offering both preventative health care as well as advanced diagnostic and surgical services, our commitment to keeping cats healthy and happy has made us a popular service provider for feline veterinary services.
Services for Dogs
At Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital, we know that your dog is more like a family member than a pet. Our approach to canine veterinary services is centered on a compassionate, comprehensive and quality care program that is designed to help your dog live the highest quality life possible. Our commitment to good communication and trust has allowed us to partner with so many great clients to help provide individualized services for their dogs.
Services for Exotics
While many people love traditional pets, others find companionship in more exotic animals. And, like the other pets that are found in homes across the country, these exotic pets need veterinary services for everything from routine checkups to emergency situations.
At Advanced Care, we understand the unique health needs of your beloved exotic pet and can provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical services, as well as counseling on nutrition, behavior, and general care for new and experienced owners alike.
Services for Show Animals
Livestock shows are among the most popular and widely-recognized 4-H events in Oklahoma. Many times, youth participating in 4-H events will care for their animals for an extended period to ensure they are as healthy and comfortable as possible when competition begins. However, this can be tricky for some breeds of show animals depending on the current season and other factors that could negatively impact the animal. Our commitment to ensuring show animals remain happy and healthy has made us a popular service provider for show animal veterinary services.