People and pets routinely died from infections before penicillin, the first antibiotic, was introduced in the first half of the 20th century. Today, veterinarians use antibiotics to treat many typ ...View Article
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We can help you manage many of your pets illness, acute or chronic. We have a wide range of diagnostics and medications in-house to quickly and accurately treat your pet. Our Veterinarians are trained in the latest techniques should your pet require a surgical procedure. We offer a full range of soft tissue surgeries including routine spays and neuters, tumor removal, cesarean section, biopsies, to more advanced procedures such as gastro-intestinal surgery. Our Veterinarians employ advanced state-of-the-art equipment to care for and monitor your pet during all surgical procedures.
X-rays provide a quick, easy way to assist in the diagnosis of bone, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and other internal organ issues. Just like a digital camera, digital x-rays are instant and accurate reducing the stress on your pets. We can have all radiographs reviewed by a board certified radiologist within 1 hour of taking x-rays.
Our on-site laboratory facilities allow us to obtain lab test results quickly to facilitate our ability to diagnose your pet and select the right form of treatment. Comprehensive diagnostic procedures enable us to recommend the most effective form of treatment to keep your pet healthy and happy.
Pets with routine dental care typically live longer and healthier lives. Pets with dental disease constantly release bacteria from their mouths into their bloodstream (i.e. bacteremia), resulting in inflammatory changes in the heart, liver, and kidney tissue in otherwise healthy animal. This problem may be exacerbated in pets that already have other existing disease. PERIODONTAL DISEASE IS A MAJOR HEALTH RISK FOR YOUR PET. It is the most common disease in small animal practice. It is PAINFUL. Most frequently, pets with oral pain "suffer in silence". It is PREVENTABLE (the term for prevention is "prophylaxis"). Let us give you pet a complete dental check up and advise you on how to keep your pet's teeth clean and healthy for a long and pain-free lifetime!
Dermatology & Skin Problems
Pets suffer from allergies and skin issues just like people! We specialize in getting to the root of the problem. Constant licking, hair loss, bald spots, vomiting, and diarrhea could all be signs of an allergy. We utilize special testing and treatment to help solve dermatology issues facing your pets.
Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.
We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 7 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Emergencies can be things such a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call (408-929-6767) or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.
We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening, but you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment. Our veterinarians will work to "squeeze" you in between scheduled appointments. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.
Piedmont Hills Animal Hospital accepts payment via cash, check, MasterCard, or Visa. So that we can continue to provide you high quality service utilizing the best medical technologies, we request that payment be made at the time services are rendered.
We provide estimates for all surgeries and hospitalizations. If you have not received an estimate, you are welcome to request one at any time for your expected charges.