complete physical exam performed by an experienced
veterinarian is one of the most important services that we
provide to ensure the health of your pet. During a physical
exam the doctor will assess your pet by examining him/her
head to toe.
If any abnormalities
are found recommendations will be made to diagnose and treat
your petís condition. It is extremely important for your pet
to have annual physical exams to alert us to possible
abnormalities so that they can be treated in a timely
We frequently evaluate risk factors and vaccines available
to us and will choose your petís vaccines based on
manufacturerís and the veterinarianís recommendations.
Descriptions of the recommended vaccines can be seen on the
Forms and Handout page.
Orthopedic & Soft Tissue Surgery:
All of our patients are carefully examined prior to
anesthesia. We encourage every surgery patient to meet with
the doctor the morning of the procedure. We take pride in
our attentive staff's patient care. Pre-anesthetic blood
screening is always recommended prior to any surgical
procedure. Surgical services and facilities include the
trained veterinary and technical staff to ensure the safest,
most efficient, state-of-the-art procedures for your pet.
saturation and blood pressure monitors
Electrocardiogram during the procedure
Radiology: Our hospital has an advanced
digital imaging system. It provides fast and high quality
images. It minimizes time, stress on your pet which
ultimately reduces radiation compared to standard film
imaging. We could even send your petís x-ray image to your
e-mail or burn it on a compact disk before you leave the
Dr Bill Bryant is now certified in Penn
PennHIP is a multifaceted radiographic
technology (x-ray) for hip evaluation. The technique
assesses the quality of the canine hip and measures canine
hip joint laxity. It is accurate in puppies as young as 16
weeks of age. It has great potential to lower the frequency
of Canine Hip Dysplasia when used as a selection criterion.
We also perform radiographs to satisfy
the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) (links page)
requirements to get your pet OFA certified for breeding.
Ultrasonography: Is a great tool for the breeding cat or
dog. We could identify viable puppies or kittens as early as
This offers a
high-tech fiber optic scope to directly visually examination
within the gastrointestinal system of your pet. Biopsies of
the intestinal lumen can be taken during the procedure.
Foreign objects can sometimes be removed without the need
professional teeth and gum cleaning is important to maintain
your pet's health. An infection in your pet's mouth is just
like one in his or her kidney, heart, liver or lung. The
infection can easily spread from the gums throughout the
entire body via the bloodstream.
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 that is
more resistant to plaque buildup.
Forms and Handouts page to obtain more details about our
in-house laboratory with prompt, specialized diagnostic
We stock a
wide range of the best veterinary drugs in the animal
healthcare field. We are able to special order any
prescriptions that your pet may need. In addition we can
have most prescriptions formulate it into a liquid
medication and flavored it so that your pet will more
readily accept it.
Flea and tick prevention
is recommended monthly. Due to the amount of ticks we have
in Maine we have to recommend prevention about 10 months a
Click here for Merialís informative video on Ticks.
Keeping your dog or cat
free of parasites such as fleas, ticks, heartworms,
roundworms and hookworms is important for the health and
safety of your pet. But with the demands of today's busy
schedules, it can be difficult to keep track of preventive
healthcare dosage due dates. For your convenience there is a
Merial reminder service. With this free, convenient service,
registered users receive monthly e-mail reminders when its
time to give their dog or cat their next dose of FRONTLINEģ
Brand Product or HEARTGARDģ.
Click here to enroll in the Merial
Click here for Merialís informative video on Fleas.
is transmitted by infected mosquitoes and can cause serious
disease in your dog. Heartworms infest the hearts and lungs
of dogs and may eventually lead to heart failure and death.
If a dog does develop heartworm disease, treatment is
difficult and expensive. Avoid heartworm disease in your
dogs with oral monthly prevention. Simple chewable tablets
are given once a month from June to November.
We offer a
whole line of veterinary products to ensure the comfort and
health of your pet.
that good nutrition will provide a longer and healthier life
for our pets. We offer what we feel are some of the best dog
and cat foods. We carry a complete line Hillís Prescription
Diets, Wysong and Royal Canin diets, as well as treats and
The AVID microchip is a
tiny computer chip which has an identification number
programmed into it and is encapsulated within a
biocompatible material. The whole device is small enough to
fit inside a hypodermic needle and can be simply injected
under the skin of our pets, where it will stay for the life
of the animal. This provides a permanent, positive
identification which cannot be lost, altered or
intentionally removed - a safe, simple and inexpensive way
to protect your pet against loss or theft. Check out our
Links page to find out more about the AVID Chip.
what's covered and learn more about
insurance or cat
insurance plans. You can also
obtain a free quote or enroll online. Check out
This works like a credit card. CareCredit offers a full
range of payment plans. Some are low or no interest.
apply on line here.
We carry a
wide selection of colorful stuffed toys. Leashes and collars
come in a variety of styles and patterns.