Medical Services

Reproductive Services

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The doctors at Lewisburg Animal Hospital provide reproductive services for our small animal patients.  This includes cesarean sections as well as timed breeding utilizing vaginal cytology and progesterone monitoring.  We provide vaginal artificial insemination of fresh or fresh chilled semen.  In addition, we also provide surgical artificial insemination using fresh or fresh chilled semen.  We also offer breeding soundness exams of males to determine if semen quality is adequate to attain pregnancy.  Brucellosis testing of both males and females is available prior to breeding.  We can also offer guidance with the nutritional and health needs of neonates.

Opthalmology Services

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Ocular disease is common in veterinary medicine and Lewisburg Animal Hospital is ready to address many eye diseases as well as emergencies.  We offer in-house tonometry to diagnose and monitor glaucoma or uveitis cases.

Sometimes ocular disease can require the expertise of a board-certified veterinary ophthalmologist.  In this case, we can refer your pet to a veterinary ophthalmology practice nearby.

Imaging Services

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Lewisburg Animal Hospital offers full Digital Radiology Service, including OFA certification of hips and elbows.  In addition, we can submit radiographs to board-certified veterinary radiologists for review.  This is like having a board-certified radiologist on staff and is great for second opinions and more complex cases.

We also offer Ultrasonography services in our hospital.  Commonly we can diagnose pregnancy, bladder stones, liver disease, and other abnormalities in our practice.  Ultrasound is a great non-invasive diagnostic tool.

Hospitalization / Treatment

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Our caring team strives to provide compassionate care to your pet should it require hospitalization.  Our ICU ward is located adjacent to our treatment area and is in constant view of our doctors and technicians.  We have oxygen therapy available for our most critical patients.  We welcome and encourage our clients to visit hospitalized pets as it seems to lift their spirits and often decreases recovery time.  We aim to provide excellent care for your pet and get them home to you as soon as possible!

In House Laboratory Services

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When your pet is not feeling well, you come to us for help.  When pets are crucial, you need answers as quickly as possible.  We offer complete Idexx in-house diagnostic services such as ProCyte Hematology, ProCyte Blood Chemistry, SediVue Urinalysis, Thyroid screening and monitoring, Cytology, Parvovirus Testing, Heartworm Testing, Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Testing, and Fecal Exams.

We also offer Wellness and Senior Profiles with our Outside Lab with results the following day.  We also utilize our Outside Laboratory for more complex testing such as biopsies, etc.

Preventative Care

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Preventive healthcare is one of the most important things you can do to extend the life of your pet.  Lewisburg Animal Hospital offers many preventive services such as Vaccination, Heartworm Prevention, Flea and Tick Prevention, Deworming, Nutritional Counseling, Weight Loss Programs, Wellness Blood Screening, and Senior Health Profiles.

We follow the canine and feline vaccine recommendations of the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.  We customize your pet’s vaccination schedule according to its lifestyle and environment.  We recommend initiating veterinary care of newly acquired puppies or kittens at six to eight weeks of age.  Call and we can set up a specialized preventive care plan for your pet regardless of age.  Your pet will love you for it!

Referral Services

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While our doctors can take care of most of your pets’ needs, occasionally the services of a veterinary specialist are required.  These doctors have completed a veterinary program followed by an internship and residency to specialize in their chosen area of expertise.  Furthermore, they have passed examinations to become boarded in their respective specialties.  Examples of cases we may refer include neurological disease, complex metabolic diseases, difficult dermatological disorders, behavioral issues, and complex surgical cases.

Our referral partners communicate with our doctors to discuss their findings.  In many cases, referral cases are then sent back to our hospital for follow-up care.  If referral is recommended, our doctors will discuss your pet’s case with you and guide you through this process.

Dentistry

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An average of 85% of pets over the age of two years have dental disease which can lead to oral pain, bad breath, and early tooth loss.  Some pets may need professional dental care as often as twice a year.  Lewisburg Animal Hospital provides complete scaling and polishing of your pet’s pearly whites and dental extractions when necessary.

Many owners feel advanced age prohibits their pet from undergoing dental procedures.  This is simply not true as most of our patients undergoing dental procedures are geriatric.  Many owners report their older dogs becoming much more active after addressing dental disease.

During dental procedures, we utilize gas anesthesia as well as local anesthetic blocks in the case of dental extractions.  Local dental blocks help to assure patient safety by minimizing the amount of general anesthesia needed.  At our hospital, we ALWAYS have a technician monitoring our anesthetized patients, and we utilize monitoring equipment that measures blood pressure, oxygen levels, heart rate, body temperature, and ECG.  In addition, we utilize warming systems such as the Hot Dog Warming System or Circulating Warm Water Blankets to maintain patient body temperature during dental procedures.

X-ray Services

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Lewisburg Animal Hospital offers full radiology service, including OFA certification of hips and elbows. In addition, we utilize PetRays, an online radiology service in which we can quickly forward radiographs to a board certified radiologist for review. This is like having a board certified radiologist on staff and is great for second opinions and complex cases.