Amherst Veterinary Hospital

313 Cty Rd KK
Amherst, WI 54406

(715)824-2545

amherstvet.com

Services
 

Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  
 

Companion Therapy Laser:  We now offer the Companion Therapy Laser as a new treatment alternative for your pet. This FDA cleared, deep-penetrating light allows relief of pain through the release of endorphins and stimulates the injured cells to heal at a faster rate. The Companion Therapy Laser is used on a number of different health concerns such as Arthritis, Numorous skin conditions, otitis (ear infections & inflammation), wound healing, post surgical pain relief & increased healing, & hip dysplasia.  The Companion Therapy Laser System allows your pet to heal faster after surgery or any traumatic injury.  It eases pain and improves mobility.  The therapy provides your griatric animal relief of aches and pains, and allows for more freedom and improved quality of life.   

Surgical Services:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.
   
Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
    
Internal medicine consults: We offer in-hospital referrals to an internal medicine specialist who performs ultrasounds, endoscopic procedures and helps us with the diagnosis of more complicated cases.
   
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.  We now offer Digital X-rays to provide a much quicker, cleaner, and more detailed radiograph of your pet.  
   
Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
   
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, dental X-rays, tooth extractions and minor oral surgery.  We also offer variety of dental aftercare and maintenance products to keep your pet's teeth clean and healthy.
   
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. This allows us to have faster test results for your pet.  We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
    
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification.
    
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
   
Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.
    
Behavioral Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression.

Bathing:  Therapeutic/medicated bathing services are available.

Emergency Care:  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies..