Here's just a few examples of some of the services we provide to our clients and their pets, Large and small.
Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
Emergency and Critical Care Medicine: Our normal business hours are from 8:45am to 4:30pm, but we provide on-call services 24/7, 365 days a year for both large and small animals. An emergency doctor is just a phone call away at all times to deal with any and all emergencies.
Management and diagnosis of your pets chronic and acute diseases is important. The quicker we can make the correct diagnosis, the better. We have on site state of the art diagnostics, and external lab services for a range of testing including diabetes, Cushing's, Addison's, and pancreatitis.
We have in-house digital radiology (X-Ray) services that provide fast and affordable imaging. We also have the ability to consult with radiology specialists if necessary.
We offer many orthopedics, and soft tissue surgical procedures, from spay & neuter, to cruciate & fracture repairs.
Boarding your pet at a veterinary clinic offers many perks. Should your pet become ill while you are away, they can be taken care of immediately. We have well trained staff that know to look for signs illness, and provide your pets with the best, stress-free experience while you are away.
External parasite control
Common external parasites in the dog and cat are the flea and the tick. Living in the south with hot an humid temperatures requires year round prevention of fleas and ticks. Understanding the prevention and control of external parasites can be a daunting task. We will gladly assist you in this process. We can provide you with safe and effective flea and tick prevention. A list of flea and tick control recommended for use by the doctors and staff at Americus Veterinary Hospital include:
It is the recommendation of the veterinarians at Americus Veterinary Hospital that all dogs and cats be put on monthly heartworm prevention. Heartworms are transmitted by mosquitoes and if left untreated cause congestive heart failure in dogs and eventually death. Heartworms are easily prevented by tasty tablets or topicals which are easy to administer. Recommended preventatives are listed below: