General Medicine

When your pet is injured or not feeling well, we know you want the very best medical treatment for your pet.  West U Veterinary is equipped with state of the art medical equipment and the expertise to treat your pet for most medical conditions.

We will help you find the answers to your pet’s medical conditions and improve your pet’s quality of life.  You, the pet owner, are important in diagnosing, treating and monitoring any health condition your pet may have.

Our team is experienced to treat a variety of pet medical problems.   Some of the most common health conditions we see include:

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. Commonly diagnosed chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease and thyroid disease can be treated with the most current medical or surgical protocols.

We can make diet recommendations, recommend changes in medications and treatments, recommend a monitoring schedule, and also refer your pet to the appropriate specialty service if your pet’s condition changes or your pet not responding appropriately to the treatments.

Common Canine Medical Problems

  • Ear infections/problems
  • Fleas
  • Skin problems—itchy skin, hair loss, allergies
  • Dental problems
  • Increased drinking
  • Loss of appetite, decreased appetite
  • Abnormal urinating
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Sneezing/coughing
  • Limping
  • Difficulty rising, walking or climbing stairs
  • Cuts or wounds that are not healing
  • New lumps or bumps

Common Feline Medical Problems

  • Urinary tract disease
  • Skin problems—itchy skin, hair loss, allergies
  • Dental issues
  • Ear infections
  • Fleas
  • Increased drinking
  • Loss of appetite, decreased appetite
  • Abnormal urinating
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Sneezing/coughing
  • Limping, difficulty rising, walking or climbing stairs
  • Cuts or wounds that are not healing
  • New lumps or bumps

Hospitalization

If your pet needs to stay with us overnight, our hospital suite allows for close monitoring of your pet to ensure your pet receives the highest level of hospital care possible.  Along with medical attention, our patients receive all of the tender loving care they deserve every minute they are with us.   While in our hospital, your pet may receive the following care:

  • Nursing care
  • Access to onsite diagnostic testing equipment
  • Pain management
  • IV fluids
  • Cardiovascular monitoring
  • Nutritional support
  • Oxygen therapy