At Locust Valley Veterinary Clinic we understand that you want the very best medical treatment for your pet, especially when they are hurt or ill. Our veterinary clinic features state-of-the-art equipment to provide medical care for advanced health conditions that require specialized diagnostics. Our staff is committed to communicating with you every step of the way so you are able to make the best decision regarding your pet’s treatment.
Specialized Medical Care for Your Pet
We are dedicated to finding the answers to your pet’s medical conditions so that, together, we may improve your pet’s quality of life. Commonly diagnosed medical problems such as diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, and thyroid disease can be treated with the most current medical or surgical protocols.
Monitored Care of Chronic Conditions
If your pet has been diagnosed with a chronic condition, we will perform the routine monitoring that is needed to keep your pet healthy. Our veterinarians may also recommend changes in diet, medications, and treatments along with a monitoring schedule throughout the entire process.
Signs to Watch for in Your Pet
It is common to assume these signs are a normal part of your dog or cat’s aging process; however, they may indicate underlying disease or illness. If you notice any of these signs in your pet, please give us a call to have your pet evaluated:
- Loss of appetite, decreased appetite
- Weight loss, weight gain
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Increased drinking or urination
- Inappropriate urination or defecation (indoors)
- Difficulty rising, walking, or climbing stairs
- Shaking head
- Foul smelling ears
- Foul breath
- Eye or nose discharge
- Minor cuts
- Wounds that are not healing
- Confusion, disorientation, anxiety or changes in sleep patterns
- New lumps or bumps
- Any other sudden or progressive change you note in your pet’s attitude or behaviors