Just a few of our wellness and preventive care services are listed below. For more information on these or other services, please call (352) 796-6788.
Humans have enjoyed the benefits of chiropractic care for more than 100 years and now we can bring these same benefits to your pets! Chiropractic adjustment is designed to restore correct alignment and full range of motion as well as restoring the proper functioning of the nervous system. The knowledgeable team at All County Animal Hospital is here to discuss if your pet would be a good candidate for chiropractic care.
According to the American Veterinary Dental Society more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats have dental disease by the age of 3. Dental disease can be very uncomfortable for pets and the longer it is left untreated, the more complicated and expensive it becomes to treat. Furthermore, improper care of your pet’s teeth can often be the cause of serious illness. If left untreated, dental problems can lead to larger systemic problems in your pet due to oral bacteria entering the bloodstream and damaging the kidneys, heart and liver.
If your pet is experiencing any of these symptoms, please make an appointment immediately:
- Yellow or brown buildup (tartar) on the teeth
- Red, swollen, or bleeding gums
- Bad breath
- Excessive drooling
- Changes in eating or chewing habits
- Pawing at the face
- Loose teeth
Proper dental care is one of the easiest ways to protect your pet’s health and keep them pain free. Schedule an oral exam to prevent irreversible periodontal disease, tooth loss, and possibly expensive oral surgery.
Your Pet’s Dental Cleaning
At All County Animal Hospital, your pet’s dental cleaning begins with a physical examination. This examination is important for evaluating your pet’s general health. After the physical exam, your pet is given an anesthetic for a safe and painless sleep during his or her dental cleaning.
The first part of dental cleaning requires the removal of tartar using a hand scaler. Next, an ultrasonic scaler is used to clean above the gum line while a curette cleans and smooths the teeth under the gum line in the crevice between the teeth and gums. Then your pet’s teeth are polished and sealed with Oravet Sealant which protects the teeth from plaque and bacteria.
Cleaning Your Pet’s Teeth At Home
There are easy steps you can take at home to keep your pet’s teeth clean including regularly brushing their teeth! Our knowledgeable team can show you the safest, most effective method of brushing your pet’s teeth.
Proper nutrition is one of the easiest ways to keep your pet healthy. At All County Animal Hospital, we offer individualized nutrition counseling and customize a recommendation for your unique pet. The doctors at All County Animal Hospital will perform a thorough body-condition evaluation during every physical examination and can give nutritional recommendations based on what we see. We can also provide you with important information on proper serving size, nutrient needs, and feeding strategies for your individual pet.
Electrocardiograms are a painless, non-invasive was to measure the rate and regularity of your pets’ heartbeats. ECGs allow us to evaluate your pet’s cardiac health and detect underlying conditions. If you have any questions about an ECG, our knowledgeable staff is happy to answer any of your questions.
At All County Animal Hospital, we focus on keeping your pet happy and healthy. Unfortunately, pets occasionally experience an illness or injury that requires urgent care. Our clinic is fully equipped to handle emergencies during hospital hours. We can assess your pet on the spot and give them the care they need quickly.
If your pet has an emergency outside of our hours, we encourage you to contact our local emergency clinic:
Animal Emergency of Hernando
3496 Deltona Blvd.
Spring Hill, FL 34606
Phone: (352) 666-0904
At All County Animal Hospital, we have state-of-the art laboratory and diagnostic equipment that allows us to do many lab tests onsite. Labs are essential to detect disease and underlying causes of illness in your pet. We may recommend lab work for a variety of reasons, and some common tests include complete blood counts, urinalysis and chemistry panels. Our laboratory is staffed by experienced veterinary technicians that will ensure your pet’s tests are interpreted quickly and accurately, allowing us to begin your pet’s treatment immediately.
Laser therapy treatment is a painless, effective method for reducing pain and promoting healing in your pet. Using low-level lasers to stimulate the natural healing capabilities of the body’s cells, this treatment promotes healing on a cellular level. Your pet may benefit from laser therapy treatment if they’re affected by arthritis, post-surgery pain, fractures, wounds, or general pain. Laser therapy treatment can also be used to increase joint mobility and relieve the aches and pains common to geriatric pets. If you believe your pet is in pain, give us a call to discuss a treatment plan for your pet.
Microchipping is the most effective means of identification for your pet. Similar to vaccinations, microchipping is safe, quick and causes little pain. We always recommend that an ID tag be attached to your pet’s collar, but the microchip will serve as an extra layer of protection if an accident does occur. Most veterinary hospitals and shelters are equipped with a handheld microchip scanner that can be used to check for a chip. If the pet has one, it will transmit its ID number to the scanner via a low-frequency radio wave. From there, they can retrieve the pet owner’s contact information from the manufacturer and call the owner.
Many pet owners have never tried acupuncture themselves and worry if it’s safe, painful, or effective for their cat or dog. According to the Chi Institute, acupuncture has a myriad of benefits for your pet, some of which include pain relief, the promotion of tissue healing, regulation of gastrointestinal motility, immunoregulation, antifebrile effects, and reproductive and hormone regulation.
Call us to learn more about our acupuncture services and discuss if your pet could benefit from this service.
We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
Digital radiology allows us to examine your pet’s internal systems to screen for fractures and sprains, foreign objects, abnormalities within the organs, and even certain types of cancer. At All County Animal Hospital, we use the latest digital radiography technology as part of your pet’s care so we can treat your pet as soon as possible and speed up their recovery.
All County Animal Hospital offers a wide range of basic surgical services, from spays and neuters to soft tissue procedures. Your pet’s safety and comfort are our top priority at all times, especially during surgery. We will carefully evaluate your pet before surgery, using a physical exam and blood tests. Additionally, we will develop a safe and effective anesthetic protocol for your pet. Our state-of-the-art hospital is equipped with the latest anesthetic and monitoring technology to ensure your pet is safe and comfortable during and after surgery.
Our knowledgeable team is here to answer any questions regarding your pet’s surgery and will provide you with information on pre and postoperative care to ensure your pet recovers quickly!
Vaccinations And Parasite Prevention
Vaccinations are an essential part of your pet’s health care plan starting from the time they are very young. Pets should be vaccinated between 8 and 16 weeks of age and require boosters throughout their life.
Many pet parasites can infect people in addition to animals, which means parasite prevention is important for the health of your pet and your family. Animals are susceptible to a variety of parasites that can be easily avoided with parasite preventative.
Vaccinations and preventative care give your pets the best chance to avoid sickness and disease. At All County Animal Hospital, we create a personalized plan to meet the exact needs of your pet.