Veterinary Services Puyallup

Veterinary Services Puyallup

Veterinary Services

We offer a wide range of Veterinary Services in the greater Puyallup, WA and Tacoma, WA area.

Pet Boarding Services & Programs

Are you planning to spend some time away from home? We not only offer Veterinary Services Puyallup we accommodate cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, and a few exotic pets, and we provide loving care and everything necessary to make your pet’s stay a pleasant one.

Learn more about our Pet Boarding Services now.

Kitten and Puppy Vaccination Programs

Do you have a new kitten or puppy? All kittens and puppies should get a series of vaccinations and be dewormed. Save time and money with our convenient kitten and puppy vaccinations, health programs and Veterinary Services Puyallup.

The kitten program includes a complete physical examination, a feline leukemia test, 2 distemper/upper respiratory vaccinations, 2 feline leukemia vaccinations, a rabies vaccination, 2 fecal exams for intestinal parasites, and the appropriate dewormings, and a microchip.Your cat can begin this program at 8 weeks of age.

The puppy program includes a complete physical examination, a series of 3-4 distemper/parvo vaccinations, a bordetella series, a rabies vaccination, a fecal exam and 2 dewormings as needed and a microchip. Your puppy should start this program at 6-8 weeks of age, and receive the final vaccination at 16 weeks old.

For more Veterinary Services information, please call us today.

Medical Care

Veterinary Services Puyallup WA
At River Road Animal Hospital, we strive to give every patient the best and most comprehensive medical care and Veterinary Services possible. Blood work, lab tests, x-rays, fluid therapy, and oxygen therapy are just a few of the resources available to treat any illness or emergency. Most patients admitted to the hospital stay in our large treatment area. Dogs and cats with contagious diseases, such as parvo and distemper, stay in comfortable isolation rooms, safely away from other animals. Doctors and technicians monitor patients continually and administer Veterinary Services treatment as needed. Critically ill or injured patients receive intensive care, and all patients get kind, loving attention and every comfort we can offer.

Surgery

We perform spays, neuters, declaws; orthopedic soft tissue surgeries and other Veterinary Services Puyallup.

Spaying and neutering early can prevent serious problems later. Call us when your cat or dog is 5 months old. We schedule surgeries Monday through Friday. Dentals and neuters will go home the same day, spays spend one night, declaws will stay two nights. Cats and dogs must be vaccinated prior to admission.

Doctors can schedule other surgeries as needed.. We also accept some surgeries by referral.

Radiology

Radiographs allow doctors to diagnose and evaluate orthopedic problems, chest and abdominal disorders,, pregnancies and other health conditions. We offer extensive radiology Veterinary Services and with our new state of the art x-ray equipment we process radiographs during patient examinations. Special techniques involving multiple views require more time and some views may require patient sedation.

OFA radiographs for hip and elbow certification are available by appointment. Dogs must be anesthetized for this procedure.

Ultrasound and Other Diagnostic Equipment

Ultrasound lets the doctors look inside patients to observe organ function, detect disease processes, locate tumors. monitor pregnancies, help collect urine, and perform biopsies. Doctors schedule all heart echoes and abdominal sonograms.

In an emergency, electrocardiograph (EKG) instantly shows the doctor the heart in action and prints details of each heartbeat.

In surgery, we monitor blood pressure with our doppler, heart rate and oxygenation with our pulse oximeter and esophageal stethoscope and respiration with our Ap Alert.

Our patients’ health and safety are our concern, their recovery our commitment.

Dental

Your pet’s oral hygiene is very important to us and vital to his overall health. Our dental services include dental exams, dental x-ray routine cleaning, ultrasonic scaling, , extractions, and more. Professional prophylaxis keeps teeth healthy and makes them sparkle. In cases of periodontal disease, more extensive dentistry may be necessary.

We schedule dentals Monday through Friday by appointment. For all procedures, patients must be anesthetized and will go home the same day.. Owners receive home care instructions with before and after photos of their pet’s teeth.

Laboratory

Instant test results mean immediate treatment for your pet. Our modern, high tech laboratory enables us to run the following tests in house, with some results available in minutes: pre-surgical blood panels, complete blood counts (CBC), and blood chemistries, urinalysis, fecal exams for intestinal parasites and infections, skin exams, cytologies, fungal cultures, bacterial cultures and sensitivities, tests for canine parvo, feline leukemia and feline AIDS (FIV), and cross matching for blood transfusions.

Pharmacy

Our widely-stocked pharmacy features the most up-to-date medications available. We fill prescriptions for nearly every health condition and will specialty order items not in stock. We also offer individually prepared, flavored compounds for finicky pets that are difficult to medicate.

For your convenience, refills are available evenings and weekends.

Grooming

Is it time for your pet to have a bath or a trim? Our Animal Hospital features an all breed cat and dog grooming service. We utilize the Hydro surge bathing system, offer custom clips, dematting and power drying.

For those special problems, we also give medicated baths, flea baths, grease baths, and skunk baths.

We groom by appointment, weekdays and Saturdays.

Retail

Shopping for your cat or dog? Our Veterinary Services retail center carries vet approved pet care products:

We also serve the following communities: