Pet Additional Services
Our veterinarians do everything they can to keep your pet ahead of common ailments. Additional services we offer include Pet Allergies, Laser Therapy, Pharmacy and Pet Food.
Allergies and skin conditions can make your pet feel miserable, but we offer dermatology treatments to help relieve symptoms such as excessive scratching, biting, and licking. Whether your pet suffers from seasonal allergies, food allergies, or contact allergies, Giles County Animal Hospital offers allergy tests that will help us create a treatment plan for your pet’s dermatology condition. Allergies can be very frustrating for both you and your pet, our doctors are trained and experienced to deal with dermatology conditions such as:
- Allergies (seasonal, food, contact)
- Autoimmune Diseases
- Ear Infections
- Hormonal Diseases
- Infectious Diseases
- Parasites (fleas, ticks, mites)
- Symptoms of a dermatologic condition in your pet:
- Excessive or constant licking, chewing, biting, scratching,
- rubbing and/or shaking their head
- Lesions or hotspots on the skin
- Hair loss, scabs, or dandruff
- Noticeable changes in the skin or hair coat’s color or texture
- A bad odor from your pet’s skin or ears
Pet Laser Therapy
At Giles County Animal Hospital, we utilize therapeutic laser treatments for a variety of medical conditions your pet may face. Therapy laser treatments can heal injuries and open wounds, ease the pain brought on by old age to senior pets, and even provide immediate relief to animals that have incredible pain and discomfort caused by lick granulomas and chronic ear infections. Therapy Laser also reduces post-surgical pain and inflammation and can help your pet’s incision heal faster.
Therapy laser treatments are painless and drug-free. A beam of light from the therapy laser penetrates deep into your pet’s skin tissue without damaging the skin. The laser energy creates a biological response in the cells to reduce pain, promote faster healing, and reduce inflammation. Your pet may feel a lovely bit of soothing warmth and the procedure usually takes only a few minutes.
Therapy laser may be recommended for your pet for:
- Post-surgical pain reduction
- To assist in healing wounds more quickly
- Relieve pain, stiffness associated with arthritic conditions
- General pain relief
- Invertebral Disc Disease
- Pyotraumatic Dermatitis
- Degenerative Joint Disease
- Lick Granulomas
- Ear Infections
- Dermatological Disorders
- Otitis and more…
Our veterinarians at Giles County Animal Hospital are proud to provide all of our clients with an In-House Pharmacy stocked with high-quality medications, treatments, and prescription pet foods and supplements. In our pharmacy, you can find medications for wellness care, critical care, and nutritional care, as well as the safest flea, tick, and heartworm preventatives, skin and coat care products, nutritional supplements, and dental care products to keep your pet in tip-top shape!
Refilling Your Pet’s Prescription
Our In-House Pharmacy makes it easy for you to get your pet’s prescription—simply fill out the Prescription Refill Form with all of the necessary information, and our staff will do the rest! Once your pet’s prescription is ready to be picked up, our friendly staff members will give you a call to let you know!
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your pet’s prescription, or need further assistance with instructions, our knowledgeable staff will gladly review dosing instructions and information about potential side effects that may affect your pet for the next couple of days.
Our veterinarians know just how important your pet’s weight is for their health, which is why they take into account a few factors before recommending any pet foods for your cat or dog—breed and size, medical history, current health condition, lifestyle and activity level, and environment in which they live. All of these factors will determine the appropriate diet and nutrition plan for your pet.
The Giles County Animal Hospital’s In-House Pharmacy is stocked with high-quality pet foods and supplements, to ensure that your pet maintains a course of good health. Our goal at the animal hospital is to ensure that your pet is living a healthy, happy, and longer life—and that begins with their nutritional needs!
Please call us today with any questions or concerns regarding your pet’s health and nutrition, or to schedule an appointment with one of our veterinarians.