Our Dog Services

Learn more about the many services our veterinary hospital offers

APPOINTMENT

Canine Veterinary Medicine

At Latah Creek Animal Hospital, our approach to canine veterinary medicine is aimed at ensuring the highest quality of life for your dog. Perhaps the greatest measure of our success is found in our many happy patients and kind words from our clients. We value the long-term relationship we have with many of our clients. Through good communication and trust, we have built so many great relationships with our clients which allows us to partner with our clients to provide the best care for their dog.

Wellness exams and Nutrition

Annual wellness care is imperative to keeping your pet happy and healthy! During your annual physical exam, your veterinarian fully examines your pet and discusses vaccinations and ongoing wellness. Just like you do wellness visits with your doctor, it’s important that your pet does the same. During these visits, our team will spend time examining your pet from nose to tail. We also help with your pet’s diet to ensure their health and physical well-being.

Emergency Care

We know that it can get scary when the unexpected happens. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment, do not hesitate to call 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.

Vaccinations and Medications

Did you know that many of the diseases and illnesses that can affect dogs and cats are preventable through proper pet vaccinations? There are a number of diseases that can afflict cats and dogs, but most pets can be protected from the worst of them if they are vaccinated properly. We also offer deworming and medications for fleas and ticks.

Puppy and Senior Care
Puppy Care:

Getting a new puppy is a very special experience with lots of joy, warmth, and laughter. Puppies are super fun, loving, and entertaining. Puppy care does involve some amount of hands-on attention from human family members. The focus of puppy care is on acclimating the puppy to its new family and providing for its physical well being to support healthy development.

Senior Care

With the increased risk of different health issues, our doctors recommend that senior pets have physical exams every six months. Blood work should continue to be checked once a year and regular teeth cleanings should continue. Your veterinarian will help you watch for changes in behavior and provide treatment plans to keep your elderly fur-baby as comfortable as possible.

Illness

When your pet isn’t feeling well it’s hard on the whole family. We are here to help your furry family member get back to being their happy, healthy self.

Dermatology

Our staff has significant training and experience in recognizing, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the skin of animals, including the ear, hair, nail, and mouth. Through exams and diagnostics, we’ll find the right combination of medication and other forms of treatment to help with your pet’s skin issues. Your pet does not need to suffer any longer!

Preventative care

Your pet’s health is important and preventive care is necessary. We recommend wellness exams, keeping your pets on a vaccination schedule, and working with us on all facets of wellness care. Our preventative care includes heartworms, hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and parasites.

Surgery

We understand that surgery can be a source of anxiety for you and your family. That’s why it’s important to trust the people who will be taking care of your pet. Our experienced team of doctors and staff make it their number one priority to focus on pain management, patient safety, and we use the most current surgical practices to ensure your pet receives the best veterinary care. Our surgeries include: spays and neuters, as well as advanced soft tissue procedures including gastrointestinal surgeries, bladder surgeries, mass removals, laceration repairs, and other abdominal surgeries.

Diagnostics and Testing

It is difficult to see your pet in pain or suffering and not know what’s wrong. Our team provides state-of-the-art in-house diagnostics and testing to help us learn what’s wrong and provide an accurate diagnosis. A quicker diagnosis leads to quicker treatment! We offer allergy testing, diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing, and more.

Behavior

Whether your pet’s personality changes or behavioral problems are caused by underlying health issues, or are truly behavioral issues, we believe that getting to the bottom of these problems is very important to the relationship between you and your pet. Diagnostic testing may be recommended to determine if there is a medical reason for the issue, and determine the next steps for care.

Microchip

Protect your pet if they go missing. A microchip is about the size and shape of a grain of rice and is placed underneath your pet’s skin between the shoulder blades. Microchip implantation takes only a few minutes and is very safe. Each microchip is unique and carries vital information about your pet—including your name, address, and contact information.

Dental Care

Dental hygiene is an important part of your pet’s health because dental disease can be associated with other serious health problems such as heart disease and kidney disease. Even if you think your pet’s teeth and gums are fine, we can offer expert advice to help you keep them that way! Dental health shouldn’t be taken for granted. Fortunately, many dental problems can be managed through at-home care and by bringing your pet to us for regular dental check-ups and teeth cleanings.