In order to keep your pet as happy and healthy as possible, we stress the importance of an annual physical examination for young pets and semi-annual exams for older pets or those with chronic conditions. 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:
Surgical Services: Our state-of-the-art surgical suite allows us to perform 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. Each pet is provided a specifically tailored anesthesia protocol. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
Internal medicine consults: We offer in-hospital referrals to an internal medicine specialist who performs more advanced diagnostics procedures such as ultrasounds. These procedures are performed by a specialist who visits Sewickley Veterinary Hospital and works hand-in-hand with our veterinarians to diagnose and treat your pet.
Radiology Services: Our on-site, modern X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.
Electrocardiography Services: We provide ECG services on-site which can include consultations with cardiology specialists.
Dentistry: Our dental equipment is state of the art and new as of 2019. We are able to provide full mouth digital dental radiographs, dental scaling and polishing, tooth extractions, and oral surgery.
Laboratory: Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification with Datamar microchips. These chips are placed under the skin and provide life long identification for your pet.
Pharmacy: We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
Individualized Flea Control Programs: We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.
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.