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pharmacy

Pharmacy

A complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos and heartworm preventatives is maintained in our in-house pharmacy at Animal Hospital of the Sierra so that our doctors can prescribe a variety of medications for their patients. Medications range from those used to treat sick or injured...

euthanasia

Euthanasia

The staff at Animal Hospital of the Sierra are not just employees, we are pet owners too! We each have a great deal of love and respect for animals and that is the primary reason we work at this animal hospital. Our passion is to...

soft tissue surgery

Soft Tissue Surgery

Our doctors have the skill and experience to perform many types of soft tissue (non-orthopedic) surgeries in our hospital. Surgeries performed commonly at our hospital include:Laceration and wound repairs Tumor and mass removals Cystotomy for bladder stones Gastrointestinal foreign body removal Entropion (eyelid) correction ...

Ultrasonography

Ultrasonography

Ultrasound is a form of non-invasive imaging. This technology uses sound waves to create an image of internal organs and their architecture. This imaging modality is advantageous because it is a non-invasive way to evaluate a patient for abdominal masses, fluid in a body cavity,...

laboratory

Laboratory

Within our own lab, our staff can perform a variety of routine procedures including fecal samples, urinalysis, blood smears, ear smears, fine needle aspirates, and skin scrapings. We also offer Complete Blood Counts (CBC), blood chemistries, electrolytes, heartworm/tick-borne disease tests, and FeLV/FIV tests.Commercial and specialty...

treatment area

Treatment Area

At Animal Hospital of the Sierra, our treatment area serves many purposes for us to care for your pets. Surgery patients and hospitalized pets are kept here under the watchful eyes of our Registered Veterinary Technicians and veterinary assistants. Our treatment area is stocked for...

tick prevention

Tick Prevention

While most people associate ticks with Lyme disease, the fact is that their bites can cause many other serious illnesses that can be transmitted to people as well: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and tick paralysis. If your pet spends any time in...

heartworm prevention

Heartworm Prevention

As you may already know, heartworms are spread by mosquitoes, and it only takes one bite to infect a pet. Once infected, a heartworm can do severe damage to a pet’s heart, lungs, and blood vessels.Sadly, many animals don’t show symptoms until the disease is...

flea prevention and control

Flea Prevention and Control

These little bloodsuckers can cause problems not only for your pet but for you and your home as well. Hot spots, dermatitis, tapeworm, and anemia are some of the risks a pet faces when they are infested with fleas. An adult female flea can lay...

adult pet wellness

Adult Pet Wellness

Even if your pet seems healthy, the fact is that dogs and cats instinctually tend to hide symptoms of illness and injury, and some subtle signals are easy to miss. There are also some life-threatening conditions that have no symptoms at all until they are...