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Puppy and kitten vaccinations and deworming. Getting them started off right. Behavior counseling, housetraining.
Affordable spays and neuters. Controlling pet overpopulation. A better pet for the long haul.
Microchip pet identification. Recognized in the USA and internationally.
Parasite control—not just fleas—heartworm prevention and intestinal parasite prevention. Intestinal parasites can be passed to people.
Vaccines and preventive health protocols for adult dogs and cats.
Teeth cleaning, teeth extractions (if needed), preventive dental care.
Skin diseases—diagnosis, treatment, prevention—infections, allergies, hair loss, excessive scratching, odor.
Ear diseases—infections, allergies, parasites—diagnosis, treatment, prevention.
Allergy testing for skin and ear allergies—a blood test for common, local allergens.
Desensitization therapy for allergies. Injectable or oral.
CR-digital x-rays—head and neck and spine, chest and abdomen, shoulder and elbows, hips and knees. Indicated when painful at neck or spine, coughing/difficulty breathing/heart issues, vomiting/diarrhea/not eating, limping on front legs or back legs.
Blood testing for internal organ functions—liver, kidney, thyroid, pancreas; complete blood counts for infection or anemia.
Disorders of digestion—vomiting/diarrhea/not eating.
In-house laboratory services—urinalysis, fecal exams, blood serum chemistries, cytology.
Diagnosis and treatment of growths and tumors.
Surgery for removing growths, tumors; gastrointestinal surgery—foreign bodies. Bladder stones.
Diagnosing and treating cat urinary problems—not using the litter box, straining to urinate, not able to urinate—blocked.
Declawing cats—a method that preserves the function of the toes and foot; counseling about declaw alternatives.
Treating lacerations and abscesses—from injuries, bite wounds, etc.
Geriatric care—cats over 10 and dogs over 8. Chronic kidney disease, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, diabetes, Cushing’s disease. Diagnosis and treatment.
Prescription diets. Nutrition counseling.
Ultrasound examination—chest, heart, abdomen. Board-certified radiologist.
Orthopedic surgeries—bones, hips, knees—ACL repairs. Board-certified surgeon.
Health certificates for interstate travel—flying.
Boarding. Dogs—large or small; cats.
And we Love Cats—bring them here!
Day Morning Afternoon
Mon day 7:30am 6:00pm
Tues day 7:30am 6:00pm
Wed nesday 7:30am 6:00pm
Thurs day 7:30am 6:00pm
Fri day 7:30am 6:00pm
Sat urday 7:30am 12:00pm
Sun day Closed Closed
Meet the Veterinarian
Dr. Peterson is a 1990 graduate of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated in 1983 from UC San Diego with a degree in Animal Physiology. He grew up in the Sunset Cliffs/Ocean Beach area of San Diego and graduated from Point Loma High in 1978. Dr. Peterson resides in the Birdland neighborhood of San Diego with his lovely wife Linda, daughter Emily and their four cats.
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Phone: (619) 282-7677
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