Small Animal Services

 

Comprehensive Small Animal Medicine

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic specializes in small animal care offering complete medical exams for your sick and injured pets. Following the exam, a treatment plan will be created that best fits you and your pet’s needs. Crossroads Veterinary Clinic has a state of the art facility that allows them to offer ICU services that include complete hospitalization services with constant IV fluid administration, patient monitoring, oxygen therapy, etc. A separate isolation area allows safe treatment of pets with contagious illnesses that can include Canine Parvo Virus and Feline Upper Respiratory Infections.

 

Preventive Medicine

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic understands that many diseases can be cured or prevented if caught early. For this reason, we offer and encourage a wide range of services to help keep your pets healthy. Several services we offer include:

 

Geriatric Care

As our pets age, their needs and care require more attention. Bi-annual exams are recommended to help detect problems early. Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers a wide range of services to detect these problems early in our older pets and will work with owners to set up geriatric disease protocols to keep them healthy and moving.

 

Herd Health

Many Shelter Kennels, Breeding Kennels, Hunting Kennels, Show Kennels, etc. have several animals in their facilities that require care. For these situations, Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers consultation services to visit the facilities and create Herd Health Management Protocols to keep the individual animals healthy, always conscious of cost.

 

Exotic Medicine and Surgery

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers a wide range of veterinary services for your exotic pets. Several pets include: ferrets, rabbits, birds, reptiles, etc.

 

Digital Radiography

Digital radiography captures high quality images in a digital format that allows for manipulation of the image to see structures that may be hidden by the older forms of radiography that utilize film. The captured images can be burned to a disc or e-mailed for further evaluation at another location. Survey films are the most common types of radiographs performed, but occasionally contrast films are required that may include a barium study, contrast cystogram, etc. Large dog breeders may also request OFA hip certification that is easily accomplished with digital radiography.

 

Digital Ultrasonography

Digital ultrasonography captures instant, high resolution soft tissue images in a digital format that can be burned to a disc or e-mailed for further evaluation at another location. The images obtained with digital ultrasound allow for visualization into organs like the liver, kidneys, bladder, heart, spleen, etc. that is not possible with radiography.

 

Complete Diagnostic Services

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic has a complete set of diagnostic tools that allow for rapid results when your pet needs it most. Blood Pressure Monitors, ECG, Glaucoma Measurements, SPO2 are a few of the many tests available in-house. Crossroads Veterinary Clinic also has a Complete In-House Laboratory.  Results are available in minutes for review so proper treatments can be initiated. Several available tests include:

 

Sterilization Surgery

Ovariohysterectomy (Spay) and Neuters are common surgeries performed daily to help control the pet population and reduce the risk of hormone induced diseases and cancers. Spays can be performed any time after 3 months old and can be performed when the female is in heat or pregnant. Neuters can be performed any time after 3 months old and if a retained testicle (cryptorchid) is noted, the risk of cancer increases and a neuter is strongly recommended.

 

Advanced Soft Tissue Surgery

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers a wide range of soft tissue surgical procedures:

 

Advanced Orthopedic Surgery

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers a wide range of orthopedic surgical procedures:

 

Advanced Ophthalmic Surgery

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers a wide range of ophthalmic surgical procedures:

 

Dentistry

Dental disease is the most common disease affecting pets. Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers a wide range of dental procedures to prevent periodontal disease in our pets:

 

Canine Reproduction Services

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers an extensive range of reproduction services for canines:

 

Allergy Management

Allergies are a common problem seen with many pets. There are three types of allergies, and at Crossroads Veterinary Clinic, we offer management protocols to help owners deal with them. Allergy testing, Dietary management, Flea prevention protocols are a few services offered to give your pets freedom from allergies.

 

Arthritis Management

Many older pets suffer from arthritis. They may be slow to rise, become irritable, limp on a leg, etc. At Crossroads Veterinary Clinic, we offer several medical and surgical management options for your uncomfortable pets.

 

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is a crucial aspect to getting your pet back on their feet and moving after a surgery or injury. Arthritic pets also greatly benefit from therapy. At crossroads Veterinary Clinic, we individually design a complete physical therapy plan to get your pet up and moving again.

 

Traveling and Health Certificates

If you are thinking about traveling with your pet, there are several things to consider. Pet care can differ from state to state and country to country.

Domestic Air Travel Health Certificates

Vaccinations should be current and you should obtain a pet health certificate that is dated no more than 10 days prior to departure. Verify rabies  vaccination requirements with the state or country that you are traveling to and be sure to get a copy of your up-to-date rabies certificate which is required if traveling by air.  Rabies certificates are not required for ground travel, but are highly recommended as you may have to unexpectedly board your animal in a kennel.

International Health Certificates

  • You are able to request an international health certificate from either the embassy of the country you’re traveling to, or from our office.  Always request the international health certificate at least six months in advance in order for you to have time to make arrangements to get your pet vaccinated, examined, and to get all paperwork in order.
  • International health certificates for pets are only accepted by foreign countries if they have been filled out by a nationally accredited veterinarian.  Both Dr. Mark Besancon and Dr. Sarah Schrank are qualified to perform these exams.
  • Research what specific tests and vaccinations are required by the country you will be visiting.  These requirements are usually listed on the country’s website.  The veterinarian will then record the test results on the international certificate which should be dated no more than ten days prior to the date of your departure.
  • Take your completed international health certificate to a USDA Veterinary Services office to be endorsed.  USDA endorsement is a requirement on all international health certificates.  You can find a USDA Veterinary Services office in your area on the USDA website.
  • Be sure to bring your international health certificate with you to the airport to present to airline personnel.

 

Indoor Boarding Facility

It is tough leaving a pet behind to go on a trip, but at Crossroads Veterinary Clinic, you can rest assured that your pet will be taken care of while you are out. We have complete stainless steel indoor kennels and runs to accommodate any size pet. Pets are taken outside at least twice a day to run and exercise. We have a separate cat room with kitty condos and a fish tank to keep them entertained!

 

Online Pharmacy

Crossroads Veterinary Clinic has an online pharmacy that gives you the ease of ordering medications from the comfort of your home. The medications are shipped directly to your house.

 

Emergency Services

Problems with your pets happen when you least expect it. Crossroads Veterinary Clinic offers emergency services 24/7 every day of the year!

 

Compassion Cremation Service

Losing a pet is never easy. Crossroads Veterinary Clinic understands this, and is available to help with this difficult time. We offer cremation services for your beloved pet.