Services

  • Complete Medical and Surgical Services
  • Digital Dental Radiography, Dental Prophylaxis, and Extractions
  • Digital Radiographs
  • Alternative medicine including:
  • Veterinary Low Level Laser Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (Chiropractic)
  • Biopuncture and Prolotherapy

Palm Beach Animal Hospital offers a stocked pharmacy as well as an in-hospital veterinary diagnostic laboratory: complete blood counts, chemistry, electrolytes, coagulation profiles, SNAP tests (including heartworm, FeLV/FIV, parvovirus, giardia, pancreatitis), fecal, and urinalysis.


Medical services offered include (but are not limited to):

Physical examinations: Physical examinations include listening to the heart and lungs, looking at the eyes, ears and coat and feeling the pet for internal abnormalities such as joint issues or lumps. Depending on your pet’s age and medical conditions, a physical exam should be performed at least once a year.

Vaccinations: Keeping your pet up to date on their vaccines is one of the best ways to ensure lifelong health. Your dog or cat is better protected from many common contagious diseases when they are vaccinated. You and your doctor will determine which vaccinations are necessary for your pet’s lifestyle.

Blood/Urine/Fecal testing: These are a window into your pet’s health. They provide vital information concerning kidney, liver, and other organ functions, along with disease processes such as heartworm, diabetes and hypo/hyperthyroidism. Performing lab work will let us know what kind of changes may be occurring in your pet before clinical symptoms are noticed.

Microchipping: What happens if you lose your pet and they aren’t wearing any identification? If your pet is microchipped, your chances of getting them back are drastically improved. A microchip is about the size of a grain of rice and is implanted under the skin between the shoulder blades. Implanting an animal with a microchip is a simple procedure and can be done at any time. When your pet is fitted with our HomeAgain brand microchip they have a unique, universal identifier on at all times. This universal chip can be read on a variety of scanners including those found at animal control and humane society facilities. It is also readable on international scanners, so your pet can be identified anywhere in the world.

Digital X-ray: Diagnostic imaging can give you a window into your pet’s health by looking at their organs. Our digital x-ray provides crisp, detailed imagery of various organs such as the heart, lungs and liver.

Electrocardiograms: An Electrocardiogram (ECG) allows us to view and record the heart’s electrical activity. This shows us if there is an irregular heart rhythm. An ECG may give us insight into potential heart disease or other problems affecting the heart.

Blood Pressure Monitoring: Blood pressure may be checked regularly as part of an exam or it may be necessary to check due to the medications your pet is on. Hypertension (high blood pressure) may be the result of many medical conditions, and the presence of high blood pressure in your pet may indicate that a more serious condition needs to be treated. It can also be a side effect of certain medications. Blood pressure measurement is especially critical in emergency situations and when a pet is under anesthesia.

Surgical services include:

Spays: Spaying is the surgical removal of the female reproductive organs (the uterus and ovaries). Having your female spayed before her first heat reduces the risk of mammary cancer. Spaying at any age prevents the development of a potentially fatal uterine infection called pyometra.

Neuters: Neutering is the surgical removal of the male reproductive organs (the testicles). Having your male neutered at about 6 months of age reduces the chance of developing poor behavioral traits such as marking, humping and aggression. It also prevents your pet from developing testicular cancer and reduces the risk of prostate issues later in life.

Dentals: Proper dental care is perhaps the most over looked issue in animal health. Most pet owners do not realize the severity of dental disease; they just think their pet has bad breath. But dental disease is so much more than bad breath. A diseased mouth not only makes it difficult for the pet to eat comfortably, it also acts as a gateway for bacteria to infect the rest of the body. The bacteria that causes dental disease also has direct access to the blood stream and can travel into the body, causing problems in the heart, liver and kidneys.

Other surgeries: We offer an array of surgical procedures, both elective and emergency. Please call us to inquire. There is also the possibility that your doctor may refer you to a specialist for some surgical procedures. It is important to remember that a referral to a specialist is always done in your pet’s best interest and that Palm Beach Animal Hospital will always be there for your pet’s post surgical care.

At Palm Beach Animal Hospital we offer surgery Monday through Friday, by appointment after a veterinary patient/client relationship has been established.

Note: We always perform pre-surgical blood testing, place an IV catheter, and administer IV fluids during surgery. Appropriate sedatives and pain medications are utilized before and after surgery. All animals under anesthesia are placed on a circulating warm water blanket and are attached to monitors which measures all vital parameters.

Health Certificates:

Traveling with your pet can be challenging and we strive to make the process as simple as possible. Requirements for travel can vary depending on your means of transportation and your destination.
At Palm Beach Animal Hospital we offer both the interstate health certificate and the international health certificate  for your travel needs. Our staff will take the time to discuss exactly what you need in order to make your trip as easy as possible.  When traveling internationally, it is important that we know where and when you are planning to travel as requirements can vary greatly. Please understand, we will make all reasonable efforts to get you the correct information for your trip but it is always best to do additional research. We recommend contacting the USDA or the consulate of the country of destination to make sure we have the most accurate information.

Please call with any questions and or to schedule an appointment today at

561-249-1071.



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