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Promoting pet health starts with finding a veterinary hospital that you trust to care for your pets. Making sure that every year they get an annual checkup is important too. The annual checkup is when booster shots and physicals occur. It is a time to see how well your pet is aging, and if there are any special needs that your pet may require. Just like humans, pet's change with age. Is it time to change your pet's diet?
Our vets do a complete physical during an annual checkup. It is not uncommon for a pet over the age of five to have dental issues. Dental problems may prevent pets from eating, and that can cause malnutrition place stress on the animal’s immune system. In extreme cases, we may discover that your pet has become diabetic. There are good reasons not to miss the annual checkup with your vet. We see pets from all over the area. People take the time to drive in from New River Valley (NRV) Blacksburg, and Dublin because we care.
Since pets do not complain when they hurt of do not feel well, the annual visit gives our vets is a good time to make sure that your pet is not in pain. Palpation for tumors that may not be visible is also part of an annual checkup. The time to treat potential cancer is in the early stages of the disease, which is another reason that the annual checkup. We want you to enjoy your pet as long as possible, and we emphasize the quality of life. A good life for pets focuses on health.
Folks from Radford and Christiansburg bring their pets into our clinic for routine and emergency care. We offer a full range of veterinary services for a wide variety of pets in a caring and loving environment. We understand that choosing a vet to care for your pet is a special process. We would like to thank you for placing your trust in our care. For more than four decades our Animal Hospital has offered the most compassionate and loving care for each and every pet we meet. Our veterinarians are top quality. Dr. Mark Newman holds a Canine/Feline Diplomat Certification from the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and is one of only ten vets in all of Virginia to hold that award.
It is our job and pleasure to care for your pet. What is why we focus on providing a pet hospital that offers Radford, Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Dublin, and the surrounding communities a full-service medical facility. We have a surgery suite, dental suite, and a general care unit. We even offer pet grooming. If your pet needs to stay overnight, we have comfortable kennels with caring attendants. If you have not yet met our staff, Call (540) 639-3891 to schedule an annual checkup and meet our team.