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Golden Paws Veterinary Service and Housecalls In-Home & Mobile Services
Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an periodic physical examination. Thorough exams and preventive care can help identify and alleviate serious pet health problems. We offer a wide range of mobile veterinary services to keep your animal companions feeling their best:
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services: Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.
Surgical Services: Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures to include mass removals, neuters, and minor surgeries. We also offer cryotherapy (painless freezing using the FREEZEPEN) for small cutaneous masses that will not require anesthesia.
Anesthesia: We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
Specialty consults: We offer in-hospital referrals to board certified veterinary specialists who perform comprehensive ultrasounds, endoscopy, complicated surgeries, dermatologic, orthopedic, cardiology and oncology services, helping us with the diagnosis of more complicated cases.
Radiology Services: Our on-site, digital X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders. We also have a portable ultrasound probe that allows us to do quick scans on the abdomen and retrieve sterile urine samples from the bladder (called cystocentesis).
Dentistry: Our dental services include anesthetized teeth cleaning and polishing, dental X-rays, tooth extractions and minor oral surgery.
Laboratory: Our in-house laboratory facilities provide in house parasite testing and microscopic testing of skin and ear infections. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for bloodwork, specialized diagnostics and consultations.
Permanent identification: We offer tattooing (for neuters) and microchip identification.
Pharmacy: We maintain a complete yet concise inventory of pharmaceuticals, and preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We have partnered with VETSOURCE as our comprehensive online store where we can approve and ship all of your pharmacy needs for your pet.
Dietary Counseling: We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.
Behavioral Counseling: We can provide advice and sometimes additional diagnostics regarding complicated behavioral changes which sometimes can be a manifestation of an underlying disease.
Pedicures and Sanitary Clipping: We offer minor clippings of fur, dremel and trim nails and also express and evaluate anal glands.
Emergency Care: Please refer to our Emergency Contacts tab for the Hampton Roads Emergency Veterinary clinics.