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The veterinarians of Middletown Animal Hospital believe sincerely in preventative medicine. Dogs and cats stay healthier when provided annual examinations and immunizations at prescribed intervals. This is why Middletown offers a comprehensive approach to providing your beloved pet with veterinary care. We make a commitment to the ongoing general care of your pet and in so doing, ensure you and your companion enjoy a full and satisfying lifetime.
Quick Tip: The prevention of fleas, ticks, heartworm and internal parasites consistently year-round is essential in helping to prevent the diseases these pests spread.
Immunization And Wellness Care
We strive to prevent illness whenever possible. The time and effort invested in Wellness programs has rewards for both pets and owners. Our Wellness programs are designed specifically for your pet and include: Comprehensive physical exam; internal parasite testing; heartworm and flea control; vaccination program; spay and neuter package; and specialized blood tests for all life stages.
Our USDA accredited veterinarians are able to issue both domestic and international health certificates, which are necessary for air travel and border crossings.
We cover all areas of internal medicine, including: Cardiology; Ophthalmology; Neurology; Dermatology; Gastroenterology; Orthopedic surgery; Oncology; Endocrinology; among others.
Regular professional cleaning is important to maintaining your pet's teeth. We use modern and safe ultrasound to clean each tooth thoroughly - above and below the gum line. Dental technicians polish teeth to create a smooth, lustrous tooth surface more resistant to plaque buildup. Fluoride treatments help strengthen enamel and reduce tooth sensitivity.
Emergency And Critical Care
In any emergency, seconds count. Our experienced staff is backed up by our mobile resuscitation unit, stocked and equipped to administer the ABCs of basic life support – Airway, Breathing, Circulation/Cardiac compressions. Emergency care is offered during regular business hours. In addition, we use the services of a local, fully staffed emergency center.
Whenever additional information is needed, our doctors have a full laboratory at their disposal. With multiple courrier pick-ups daily test results are often only hours away. If more immediate results are needed our in house laboratory can "Stat" many blood chemistry and hematology results for the doctors in a matter of minutes.
We offer the most advanced surgical techniques and technology. All patients are carefully screened for safety, and anesthetics are specifically tailored to your pet. Surgical services and facilities include: board certified surgeon available for consultation; fully trained veterinary and technical staff, to ensure the safest, most efficient, state-of-the-art procedures for your pet; heated surgery tables for greater comfort; advanced sterilization techniques; ECG and oxygen saturation monitors; intensive after surgery care and full blood testing.
Our veterinary surgeons are able to perform eye surgery and orthopedic surgical procedures.
Veterinary patients feel pain and discomfort under the same circumstances as people do. We know that recognizing and alleviating pain in animals is the essence of good patient care.
The cold laser therapy used by professional athletes to get them pain-free and back in the game fast is now available for pets. This non-invasive, massage-like therapy uses light wave technology to gently stimulate cells deep in the pet’s tissue. The therapy:
• Helps remove damaged tissue,
• Releases endorphins for natural pain relief,
• Lessens inflammation,
• Stimulates protein development, and
• Boosts cell metabolism.
In short, it gently but powerfully speeds up the body’s own healing power.
Fully Stocked Pharmacy
We stock a wide range of the best veterinary drugs in the animal healthcare field.
Microchips have helped reunite thousands of pets with their families. We offer the most widely used microchip products to increase the chances of a safe recovery.
Some pets require special food, and all pets benefit from a balanced diet. Our trained and certified staff is available to help you choose the right diet for your pet to keep him or her happy, healthy and active.
Birds, Reptiles, Rabbits And Small Mammals
Veterinary medicine for exotic pets is growing as the popularity of these animals increase. With better public education in health, nutritional and environmental management, all species have a greater chance for living longer and healthier lives. We employ staff veterinarians who possess experience in the care and treatments of exotics.
Radiology – or X-rays – help our veterinarians evaluate muscular-skeletal, cardiovascular(cardiopulmonary), gastrointestinal, reproductive and urinary systems. Our digital radiography system allows the doctors to email images to boarded radiologists for a second opinion, or even to produce a copy for you to take home to view on your home computer to show to the entire family.
This non-invasive, state-of-the-art technology uses sound waves to painlessly examine specific internal organs, primarily the heart and abdominal organs. Pregnancy exams are also available.
High-tech fiber optics permits direct visual examination and biopsies of your pet’s gastrointestinal system. This allows for more accurate diagnosis and treatment of oral, esophageal, stomach, colon and even upper intestinal tract disease. Foreign objects can also be removed without the need for surgery.
End of Life Services
Saying goodbye to a long-time friend is painful. We work with clients to ensure their pet's comfort and dignity. Services include taking care of the remains as directed by the client.
Bathing & Grooming
Treat your pet to a luxurious bath. Our special, cleansing baths remove dirt, debris and that doggie pet odor – your pet will feel fresh and revitalized. If scratching is a problem, our medicated baths contain soothing agents that stop the itching. Services also include nail trim and ear cleaning. If your pet is on the shaggy side, our groomer can bring your pet up to show-shape.
Boarding (Cats Only)
Pets are like our children – we feed, nurture and lavish attention on them. Our highly qualified technicians do the same when you can't be there. We provide tender loving care.