Whether your pet is in need of wellness & preventative care or surgery our Dickson City staff is happy to assist. During exams our veterinarians perform a full nose to tail exam; each exam will vary slightly depending on the species, breed, age and health needs of your pet. Our certified technicians and assistants will get a detailed history from you regarding diet, preventatives, or any changes you may have noted at home. MVH Dickson City is well equipped with multiple diagnostic tools to help aid our doctors in the most advanced medicine for your pet.
During your pet’s wellness exam, we will make recommendations for vaccine schedules specific to their age, species, breed, state guidelines and lifestyle.
Parasite testing & prevention
Bugs are gross, who wants them living IN or ON our loved companions? Here at MVH we provide testing, prevention and treatment for a multitude of parasites.
Our veterinarians can help you select the best food, treats and portions to best suit your pets needs.
In house diagnostics
With our advanced in house diagnostic tools we are capable of retrieving results within several minutes helping us to better asses and treat your pet quickly and effectively.
Pharmacy – MVH has a Certified Veterinary Technician working diligently Monday through Friday for ease of refilling your pets medications.
Did you know 1 out of 3 pets go missing? A microchip can help your lost pet return home safely and quickly.
These appointments help our veterinary staff establish a baseline for your healthy pet, and in turn make it easier to detect any changes and compare as we observe your pet’s health change over time.
Animals can experience acute and chronic pain due to old age changes, injuries, diseases and /or long term medical conditions. We want to address the underlying issues and devise a plan to make your pet more comfortable.
It is important to get your new puppy or kitten examined at approximately 8 weeks of age. At that time your veterinarian will recommend deworming, initial vaccinations and preventatives to keep your new best friend on the right track of health!
Technician office visits
Our educated staff of veterinary technicians are well trained to perform services that include, but are not limited to, nail trims, anal glands, vaccination boosters, subcutaneous fluids and laboratory testing.
Routine & Advanced Surgeries
Our phenomenal team of veterinarians are capable of performing routine and advanced surgeries. Surgeries commonly performed at MVH include, but are not limited to, are spay, neuter, hernia repair, enucleation, gastropexy, laceration repair, splenectomy, cystotomy, ectropion and entropion surgeries.
We may use radiographs alone or in conjunction with other diagnostic tools to obtain valuable information regarding your pets bones, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, or genitourinary system. Our state of the art digital radiograph machines reduce radiation to our staff and patients, while giving us images within seconds.
Ultrasonography, or ultrasound, is a diagnostic imaging technique that allows us to visualize certain organs very thoroughly, including the heart, kidneys, liver, gallbladder, bladder, spleen, and intestines to aid in diagnoses.
Blood Pressure Monitoring
Arterial blood pressure is essential for adequate perfusion of tissues, delivering oxygen for energy demands. The ability to measure and monitor blood pressure trends provides important data about patient cardiovascular status and may help define approach to treatment.
Dental Cleanings and Extractions
While we perform similar tasks you’re familiar with your dentist performing, our don’t like to sit very still. Canine and feline patients require sedation, intubation, dental scaling, polishing and potentially extractions.
Aesculight surgical laser
Our state of the art surgical laser aids in minimal bleeding, less pain, and faster recovery times than a traditional scalpel blade.
Urgent Care and Wellness Center
100 Dunmore St.
Throop, PA 18512
1534 Scranton Carbondale Hwy
Dickson City, PA 18508