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Regular veterinary checkups are one of the best choices you can make for your pet. Whether you own a dog, cat, hamster or turtle, professional care is essential to preventing common chronic health issues that can put your pet’s future well-being at risk. Finding the best “vet near me” who offers a comprehensive range of services is simple: Blue Lake Animal Hospital is here to provide the care your pet needs to feel its very best. Contact our office for an appointment with our veterinarians. 

What Services Does a Veterinarian Offer?

Veterinarians perform a range of services to keep pets healthy. They complete routine examinations to check for physical signs of disease, as well as do blood work, imaging tests and other diagnostics to take a closer look at possible complications. Veterinary services make it possible to reduce the risks of chronic illnesses, such as obesity and heart disease, as well as ensure a pet is receiving proper nutrition and care in its day-to-day life.

Our team at Blue Lake Animal Hospital is committed to delivering the best care possible. We use a combination of innovative veterinary services to support your pet’s lifelong health: 

  • Preventative care, including heartworm prevention, vaccinations and dental care
  • Surgical services, such as neutering, tumor removal and orthopedic surgery
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Reproductive care
  • Senior pet care
  • And more. 

What Happens During a Veterinary Exam

Your pet’s regular physical exam reveals key information about her health. Our veterinarians look for signs of potential disease by examining the following:

  • Ears: Both cats and dogs are prone to ear infections. This can be caused by ear mites or bacteria, and the signs include inflamed, painful ears. We carefully check your pet’s ears for these symptoms, and we also check for polyps that should be removed. 
  • Eyes: Eye injuries and infections can put your pet’s vision at risk. Flat-faced dog breeds, such as French bulldogs, are especially prone to eye-related complications. It’s important to have a veterinarian take a close look at your animal’s eyes for these reasons. 
  • Mouth: Dental health issues can cause inflammation and infection in other parts of your pet’s body. A few common oral complications include gingivitis, tartar buildup, loose or missing teeth and oral masses. Oral bacteria can enter the bloodstream and damage the kidneys and other organs.  
  • Skin: Your pet’s skin and coat reveal a lot about his health. Itchy skin and hair loss are symptoms of several health problems, such as fleas, infections, allergies and endocrine imbalances. Much of his health can be discerned simply by examining his coat. 
  • Muscles and Bones. If you notice your pet has developed an abnormal gait or limping, let our veterinarians know. Injuries and chronic diseases like osteoarthritis can impact your pet’s movement patterns, but so can lifestyle problems such as inactivity. It’s important to make sure there aren’t any serious underlying conditions.

Schedule a Veterinary Checkup Today

Routine examinations are essential to protecting your pet’s health from disease. Our team at Blue Lake Animal Hospital is here to answer all of your questions about caring for your pet. Talk to a compassionate “vet near me” by calling us for an appointment.

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Preventive Medicine

Prevention is key to supporting your pet’s ongoing health. We devise an individualized strategy to keep your pet healthy and happy.

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Surgical Services

We perform standard and specialized surgeries to address your pet’s health concerns, including spays, tumor removal, orthopedic surgeries, and more.

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Vaccinations

Vaccinations are an important part of preventing communicative diseases. Keep your pet up-to-date on their vaccinations right at our office.

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Dental Care

Dental health is essential to your pet’s overall wellness. Our dental services cover all of your pet’s oral health needs, from tooth extraction to cleaning.

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Heartworm Prevention

Year-round heartworm prevention is key to keeping your pet healthy. We provide FDA-approved treatments to prevent infection.

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Flea & Tick Prevention

Fleas and ticks aren’t just a nuisance: they pose a serious threat to your pet’s health. Protect your pet with preventative medicine.

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Pocket Pets

Pocket pets have unique health needs. Our team addresses your pet’s health issues and develops a strategy, so they feel like their energetic self.

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Reproductive Care

We provide comprehensive reproductive care for pets, including artificial insemination, neonatal care, fertility exams, and more.

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Emergency Service

Rely on us when your pet needs urgent care. We know emergencies are stressful, so we treat urgent health concerns with the utmost care.

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Orthopedic Surgery

Various orthopedic problems with your pet can call for surgical operations, and our vets have a wide range of experience handling orthopedic issues.