The American Animal Hospital Association’s (AAHA) Canine Vaccine Guidelines remind us that not all pets are alike. That’s why vaccine selections need to be individualized, with due consideration for factors such as age, health status, geographic area, travel, and exposure risks.
Microchips help reunite thousands of pets with their families in Virginia Beach and other hurricane-stricken areas each year. You may think that your pet is protected from getting lost, but accidents can happen. A microchip can help ensure you get reunited with your pet if that happens.
Aging Pet Care
We often hear about – and, in many cases, think about – the impact of human aging on individual and societal health and wellbeing. It turns out that many effects of aging are shared by people and pets. Just as we can take steps to care for ourselves and our senior family members, we can provide focused care for aging pets to help maintain their health and quality of life.
Dental disease is the most common disease seen by veterinarians. It is estimated that more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats develop tooth and gum disease by the age of 3 years. Routine dental care is one of the best things you can do as a pet owner for the longevity of your pet.
Providing our veterinary staff with the latest medical technology is the key to enabling rapid and precise diagnoses. Having modern diagnostic tools at our disposal, including EKG, ultrasound, and digital radiology, as well as the resources of our in-house laboratory, ensures that we are able to evaluate every illness thoroughly.
Our highly skilled veterinary team is experienced in most common surgical procedures. We strive to make our patients and their families as comfortable as possible, from your pre-surgical consultation to your pet’s dismissal and aftercare.
Pet Internal Medicine
Internal medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management, and non-surgical treatment of unusual or serious diseases. At Great Neck Veterinary Clinic, our ability to effectively diagnose and treat your pet results from talented veterinarians working with the best possible medical technology.
Canine hip and elbow dysplasia are the most common hereditary orthopedic problems seen in dogs. Identifying such things as a loose hip in puppies which often leads to the development of hip arthritis in later years of life is just one of the benefits offered by PennHIP radiographing.
Clinical studies and real-world use over several decades have proven that laser therapy alleviates pain and inflammation, reduces swelling, and stimulates nerve regeneration and cells involved in tissue repair. We’ve seen the amazing results and our clients have too.