Technological Advancements in Veterinary Medicine

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It seems that almost every day we hear about advancements in science and technology that improve the practice of medicine for humans. But did you know that impressive advancements are also happening in the field of veterinary medicine?

With pets living longer and receiving better care than ever before, technological advancements continually move veterinary medicine towards more effective and less invasive procedures, offering pet owners more options in pet health and wellness.

Digital Radiographs and Computerized EKG

In-house digital X-Rays have replaced X-Ray film, with images computer uploaded for immediate viewing and analysis by vets and pet parents. With the ability to examine multiple images on one screen, there can be more thorough assessment, resulting in more effective treatment.
This process also allows for digital communication of images to veterinary specialists.

Digital Dental X-Rays & Advanced Oral Surgery Instruments

Pet dental is increasingly becoming vital to pet wellness.

Regular cleaning helps maintain oral health and prevent disease in the mouth as well as throughout the body. Digital Radiographs allow for immediate exam and diagnosis. Ultrasonic scaling removes tartar and calculus, and dental polishing protects teeth and helps prevent tartar buildup on enamel.
Doxirobe, a temporary cement treated with antibiotic, effectively closes pockets between gums and teeth. It provides a valuable way of securing otherwise compromised teeth, offering an option to extraction.
Enamel Restoration Treatments are also now used for tooth preservation.

Surgical Materials

Advancements result in reduced swelling and scarring, with the added benefit of reduced time needed for pets to be under anesthesia due to ease of use.


The administration of anesthesia is a critical component of any surgical procedure, but has also been worrisome for pet owners.
Sevoflurane has helped address those concerns. This gas anesthesia provides a less stressful pet experience, with quicker recovery and fewer side effects, while allowing surgeons the ability to perform necessary procedures effectively and efficiently.

Surgical Monitoring

Doppler Flow Detector uses soundwave technology to “hear” pulse, heart rate and blood pressure during procedures.

Bair Hugger convection heat blanket circulates warm air during anesthesia procedures. Bair Hugger blanket also provides post-surgery comfort while decreasing recovery time.

Better Methods Mean Better Care

Milestones in science and technology allow veterinarians to provide better care for pets than ever before, and allow pets to live longer, healthier and happier lives.
Four paws to modern science!

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