Sick Pets

At Northshore Animal Hospital, we provide thorough personalized care for sick pets to diagnose and treat their ailments promptly and effectively.

Comprehensive Examination

During a sick pet visit, our experienced veterinarians conduct a comprehensive examination to evaluate your pet’s symptoms and overall health. We carefully assess vital signs, check for abnormalities, and listen to your observations to gather crucial information about your pet’s condition.

Diagnostic Testing

To accurately diagnose your pet’s illness, we may recommend diagnostic tests such as blood work, urinalysis, fecal analysis, X-rays, ultrasound, or other advanced imaging techniques. These tests help us identify underlying health issues and develop targeted treatment plans tailored to your pet’s needs.

a sick dog lying on a cushion

Treatment Options

Once a diagnosis is made, we discuss treatment options with you, outlining the benefits, risks, and expected outcomes of each approach. Treatment may include medications, dietary adjustments, therapeutic interventions, or surgical procedures, depending on the nature and severity of your pet’s condition.

Pain Management and Comfort Care

We prioritize your pet’s comfort and well-being throughout their illness. If your pet is experiencing pain or discomfort, we provide compassionate pain management strategies to alleviate their suffering and improve their quality of life during recovery.

Nutritional Support

Proper nutrition is essential for supporting your pet’s immune system and aiding their recovery. We offer nutritional counseling and guidance on appropriate diets to meet your pet’s unique needs, ensuring they receive the nutrients necessary for healing and maintaining optimal health.

Follow-Up Care

After your pet’s initial visit, we schedule follow-up appointments as needed to monitor their progress, adjust treatment plans, and address any concerns that arise. We aim to work collaboratively with you to ensure the best possible outcome for your pet’s health and well-being.