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Small Animal and Exotics Services Include:

  • Thorough physical examinations for sick and well patients of all types
  • Hospitalization and medical care, IV fluid therapy, etc. for sick pets
  • Complete vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets
  • Advanced, safer isoflurane gas anesthesia and propofol induction, as well as many different types of pain control modalities, based on what is proper for each animal’s condition
  • Compassionate, thorough care for your senior pets
  • Special incubator, oxygen cage and nebulizer for sick birds, reptiles and other exotics and neonatal dogs and cats
  • EKG, Blood pressure and pulse oximetry monitoring for all our surgical patients
  • In house laboratory and x-ray capability (standard body x-rays and dental x-rays), Ultrasound available, also
  • Spays, Castrations, soft-tissue surgeries (including bladder surgeries, tumor removals, etc.) orthopedic surgery
  • Nutritional and preventative care counseling
  • Knowledgeable dental care including complete tooth cleaning and polishing root planning, dental x-rays, tooth extractions for dogs and cats and care for special dental problems of rabbits and rodents
  • OFA x-rays for breeding dogs (of hips and elbows)
  • Microchip implantation

We also provide great Equine Services such as:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Detecting Lameness
  • Digital Radiology
  • Geriatric Horse Care
  • Reproduction
  • Surgery
  • Ultrasound
  • Physiologic Shoeing and trimming
  • Dental Care
  • Coggin’s Testing
  • Nutritional counseling

Appointments

Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.

Emergency & Urgent Care

We have a veterinarian and personnel on duty 6 days a week who are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such a snail bait poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.

We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening, but you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment. Our veterinarians will work to "squeeze" you in between scheduled appointments. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.

Types of Pets Seen

Because of the extensive experience of the veterinarians who practice at Laporte Animal Clinic, we can care for many types of pets:

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Rabbits, Guinea Pigs and Chinchillas
  • Pocket Pets such as mice/rats/hamsters
  • Reptiles
  • Birds
  • Horses

Payments

Laporte Animal Clinic accepts payment via cash, check, MasterCard, or Visa. We also accept Care Credit payments .So that we can continue to provide you high quality service utilizing the best medical technologies, we request that payment be made at the time services are rendered.

We provide estimates for all surgeries and hospitalizations. If you have not received an estimate, you are welcome to request one at any time for your expected charges.

Discounts

Laporte Animal Clinic offers discounted services to senior citizens and local area rescue groups. Pre-approval is required to qualify for the rescue group discounts, please call us for more information. We also provide free first examinations for pets adopted from local shelters.