Our Veterinary Services
At Apollo Animal Hospital, we provide pet care with a wide range of services, as well. Come visit a veterinarian on our veterinary team to learn more.
You can trust us to provide pet care ranging from pet wellness exams, vaccinations, laser therapy, and PRP. Artificial insemination is also one of our services. Visit us in Surrey, BC, for vet care in British Columbia.
We Offer Artificial Insemination Services
There are a number of reasons why you might be interested in our artificial insemination services for your pet. This service can be useful if you want puppies with certain genes or if you want puppies from two dogs that live far apart. This service can significantly cut down on transportation costs.
It is important to let a qualified veterinarian do this service for your pet. We know how to provide this service properly and safely. We can also answer any questions you might have about this procedure.
We Provide Laser Therapy Services
In addition to pet wellness exams, PRP, and vaccinations, we also provide laser therapy services at our animal hospital. This service can help with healing wounds. The laser can help soft tissue and wounds heal as well as decreases inflammation.
Our laser therapy is here to help pets recover from wounds and soft tissue injuries. Another benefit of this therapy is that it can help provide relief for both chronic pain and acute pain. Our laser therapy can help your pet recover more quickly so he can return to full health in less time.
Regular Exams Are One of Our Core Services
We do regular exams on pets at our animal hospital, as well. This means that we perform a thorough physical examination of your pet. We might check your pet's skin, ears, eyes, gastrointestinal, neurological, skeletal, and cardiovascular systems to help ensure that there is nothing out of the ordinary. A veterinarian on our team can examine your pet. Naturally, we will be both thorough and gentle when we examine your pet.
Get PRP and Vaccinations from a Veterinarian on Our Veterinary Team
If you live in Surrey, BC, and your pet needs some kind of care, stop by our animal hospital. We will help provide the care your pet needs. Apollo Animal Hospital we can be your premier location for vet care in British Columbia. Visit us today and allow a vet on our team to care for your pet. Call us at (604) 372-4411 for more information.
A Medical Assessment:
- Get a thorough history from the owner
- Questions: pet eating and drinking? Vomiting? Diarrhea? Coughing? Et cetera.
- Physical examination is performed (eyes, ears, skin, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal and skeletal system are examined for any abnormalities)
Pet Anal Gland Expression:
Flea & Tick Control:
- If one pet has fleas, so does your home and other pets
Pet Ear Infections:
- Prevention: Most infections can be avoided by simply cleaning pet’s ears.
- Symptoms: Scratching the ear and around the ear; head shaking; loss of balance; discharge; swelling; odor; loss of balance; redness; hearing loss; rubbing the ear on carpet or sofa; crusty scabs on the inside of outer ear; and hair loss around the ear
- Types of ear infections: Bacterial Ear infections, Yeast Ear infections and Fungal Ear infections. Mites can also cause infections especially in puppies
- Treatment: Professional cleaning and medication
Pet Eye Infections:
- Cats, dogs and rabbits are all susceptible to eye problems, infections and injuries. Left untreated, eye infections can spread or lead to vision loss.
- Types of infections: Conjunctivitis (pink eye), Corneal Inflammation, Uveitis (interior inflamation), and irregularities in eyelids or tear glandsSymptoms: rubbing eyes, blinking a lot, redness, swelling, squinting, discharge, keeping eye closed, light sensitivity
- Causes: viruses, bacteria, fungus, parasites, allergies or irritants, objects (dirt, hair, sand), cut or scratch on the eye
- Prevention: trim hair around eye, keep the pet’s face clean, dog goggles for certain activities like riding with the window open
Pet Endocrine Diseases:
- Endocrine hyper and hypofunction: imbalances in hormone levels: Hypothyroidism (low levels of circulating thyroid hormone). Hyperthyroidism (high levels of circulating thyroid hormones}. Other endocrine problems include Cushing’s Disease and Addison’s Disease.
- Signs: abnormal energy levels, behavior, and drinking habits; urinating and eating behavior changes; excessive panting; skin disorders; and abnormal weight loss or gain.
- Treatment: A physical exam, various test, medicationand posiblly surgery.
- Heart Disease and failure Causes: age, weight, exercise, congenital heart disease, valvular heart disease, heartworm disease, and arrythmias
- Treatment: physical examination and tests [EKGs (electrocardiograms), radiographs (X-rays), bloodwork and ultrasounds]. Then treatments will vary depending on the results
- Heart disease is a life threatening condition but early diagnosis and appropriate therapy can improve and extend your pet’s life.
Pet Oral Infections:
- Symptoms: bad breath, pain, tooth loss, bleeding gums, thick saliva, plaque, inflamations, not wanting head touched, chewing on one side, mucosal ulcerations, swollen gums, faucitis, loss of appetite
- Causes: diabetes mellitus, hypoparathyroidism, hypothyroidism, uremia, malnutrition, riboflavin deficiency, malignant melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, fibrosarcoma, pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, lupus, drug-induced, periodontal disease, foreign body, bone or wood fragments in mouth, electric cord shock, malocclusion of teeth, acids, thallium, eosinophilic granuloma, CUPS, osteomyelitis
- Skin Problems: allergic dermatitis, skin tumors, yeast infection, dry, flaky skin, anal sac disease, folliculitis, color or texture changes, impetigo, acral lick granuloma, hot spots, immune disorders, seborrhea, ticks, ringworm, shedding and hair loss (alopecia), mange (mites), fleas
- Symptoms: scratching, licking excessively, changes in pet’s coat, changes in skin (scaling, redness, discoloration, or bald patches), and chalky nails
- Treatment: most skin problems are emergencies, but they all need to be identified and treated.
- Cat Vaccinations: Basic Vaccination, FVRCP (4 way), FIV, Feline Leukemia, Rabies
- Dog Vaccinations: Basic Vaccination, DA2PPV, Lyme, Bordetella, Rabies