Dental care is vital to the overall health of any pet. Dental disease can lead to health issues with the heart, liver, and kidneys and has the potential to seep into your pet’s bloodstream. In fact, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats over three years of age suffer from some form of dental disease, making it the most common pet health issue among our pet population.
We are proud to provide Fargo, ND and surrounding communities with state-of-the-art veterinary surgical procedures. We believe in utilizing the highest level of medical technology, and our surgeons are experienced and highly trained.
At Valley Veterinary Hospital in Fargo, ND, we are proud to be on the cutting edge of medical technology. Radiology is a technique and diagnostic tool that we use to look inside the body in an entirely non-invasive way. X-rays allow us to create images of all the body's organs.
Spay And Neuter
Spaying and neutering are important and necessary medical procedures that enhance the quality of your pets' life. Not only does spaying and neutering have positive effects on your pets' health, it's also vital to controlling the homeless pet population.
Every year, thousands and thousands of pets go missing. Not knowing where your pet is or how to bring them back can be a helpless, hopeless feeling. It's a tragedy that happens all too often. But there is a simple, safe, and effective way to ensure your pet's safety and retrieval should they ever become lost.
At Valley Veterinary Hospital in Fargo, ND, we believe that one of the most important aspects of caring for your pet's health is vaccinating him or her against possible diseases. There are a variety of diseases which affect our pets, and other animals, so proper vaccination is vital to protecting them from many types of illnesses.
At Valley Veterinary Hospital in Fargo, ND, we believe that regular checkups and wellness exams are critical to your pets' well-being. These wellness exams give us a chance to evaluate the overall health of your pet while also giving us a baseline for their unique bodies and tendencies.
The idea of your pet being infested with parasites is a disturbing thought, but it's also a medical issue that can have serious consequences if not properly dealt with or prevented. Parasites pose a variety of health issues for our pets, who can be very susceptible to certain parasites depending on age, region, and other factors.
Ultrasound uses sound waves to offer a non-invasive, painless, and radiation-free method of imaging your pets' internal organs. Providing this service is one of the many ways that we show how dedicated we are to providing your pet with the best care possible.
Our hospital provides a wide variety of in-house diagnostic testing with the most state of the art technology available. It is our goal to provide your pet with the highest level of care possible, and our diagnostic tools help us do that.
Laser therapy is a drug free, non-surgical pain relief option that uses specific wavelengths of light to create a warming, therapeutic effect. The effects include pain reduction, increased circulation, and decreased swelling, as well as improved healing time. Laser therapy provides therapeutic effects by increasing circulation, drawing water, oxygen, and nutrients to the damaged area. By doing this the body is able to reduce inflammation, swelling, muscle spasms, stiffness, and pain. Laser therapy can be used for, but is not limited to: post-surgical pain, joint pain, ligament sprains, muscle strains, puncture wounds, post-traumatic injury, rehabilitation, hip dysplasia, burns, neck and back pain, osteoarthritis, edema and congestion, joint pain, chronic wounds, and post-orthopedic surgical recovery. Laser therapy can also be used in conjunction with additional treatments such as acupuncture.