As a pet parent, you are charged with the important role of being your animal companion’s greatest advocate – especially when it comes to keeping them happy and healthy. At Palomar Animal Hospital, we are honored to assist you in achieving that goal. We’ve worked hard to assemble a comprehensive system of care that is designed to provide for all of your pet’s health care needs as they occur throughout his or her lifetime.

Our veterinary services are centered on wellness care and preventative medicine, because we feel that this provides each of our patients with a solid foundation for a lifetime of good health. Beyond this, however, we are also experienced and prepared to assist with any other medical, dental, diagnostic and surgical need that may arise for your furry, feathered or scaly friend. We’ve got a state of the art hospital, cutting edge equipment, and a caring, capable team that is ready and willing to work with you to help extend and improve the quality of your pet’s life.

Whether it’s a simple check up, an ultrasound exam, a behavioral consult or critical care to save your pet’s life, we’re prepared to provide your loved one with the most precise, effective care available, customized to meet his or her unique needs the moment those needs arise.

The complete pet care services available to patients of Palomar Animal Hospital include, but are not limited to:

  • Wellness Packages (Puppy & Kitten)
  • Vaccinations
  • Allergies & Dermatology
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Weight Management
  • Cardiology
  • Dentistry
  • Laboratory
  • Ultrasound
  • Digital Radiology
  • Laser Therapy
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Microchipping
  • Retail Shop
  • Boarding
  • Behavioral Counseling
  • House Calls (Special Circumstances)
  • Critical Care

To learn more about any of our main services, please see below.

Wellness & Vaccinations

Surely you’ve heard the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. At Palomar Animal Hospital, we believe that preventative medicine and routine wellness care are the greatest gifts we can give our animal companions. Because pets age at a faster rate than humans, it’s important that they be examined on a regular basis. Wellness visits allow us to both manage your pet’s current health, and to monitor that health over time, identifying and addressing any changes as soon as they occur. This can greatly improve the length and quality of your companion’s life. We offer wellness packages for pets of all breeds and ages. Let’s get your cherished friend on the path to a lifetime of good health.

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Allergies & Dermatology

Companion animals are susceptible to many of the same dermatological conditions that humans can suffer from, including infections and allergies. Along with these conditions, your pet may experience a number of unpleasant side effects, such as itchiness, discomfort and even pain. Don’t let your loved one suffer another day with problem skin. Let the experts at Palomar Animal Hospital help! Our doctors have been trained in pet dermatology and are experienced in identifying, diagnosing and treating a broad range of skin disorders. We can help your companion live a more comfortable life!

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Nutrition & Weight Management

The right diet and a healthy weight are important components in your pet’s overall health. Yet, with so many different food products to choose from, and such little information on what the proper weight range should be, managing this can be a challenge for most pet parents. What you need is the guidance of an expert – someone who understands companion animal nutrition and can get your pet on the path to optimum health. You need the team at Palomar Animal Hospital on your side! We’ll work with you and your pet to determine his or her precise nutritional and weight control goals, and then develop a customized plan to help achieve and maintain those goals over time.

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Diagnostics

Many illnesses and injuries that can affect our animal companions cannot easily be detected on the surface of the skin. That’s why veterinary diagnostics are so important. These tools, such as blood work and ultrasound imaging, allow our experienced vets to get a clear picture of what’s happening inside your pet’s body. That way we are better able to achieve an accurate diagnosis and treat the problem in a timely manner. The sooner we can have the answers we need, the better the chances of a positive outcome for your pet. Palomar Animal Hospital uses comprehensive diagnostic tools to manage the ongoing health of our patients most effectively.

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Laser Therapy

At Palomar Animal Hospital, our goal is to remain on top of all the latest advancements in veterinary medicine so that we can continue to offer our clients as many options as possible to care for their cherished pets. To that end, we are pleased to offer laser therapy as an additional treatment method for managing a number of ailments and medical conditions. The companion therapeutic laser has been proven to effectively reduce pain, improve mobility and speed healing after surgery or injury. It’s painless, drug-free and non-invasive, making it an excellent option for treating our animal friends. We invite you to start a conversation today to learn if your pet could benefit from this innovative technology.

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Surgery

Learning that a loved one needs surgery is never easy, regardless of whether that family member is human or animal. You want to be certain that your cherished companion will receive the best possible care, and that his or her safety and comfort will be well accounted for at all times. Rest assured that the doctors at Palomar Animal Hospital have many years of experience in performing a wide variety of pet surgeries, both routine and complex. All procedures are performed in our state of the art surgical suite, using cutting edge equipment and techniques, and always adhering to the strictest standards of care. When it comes to surgery, you can feel confident that your pet will be in excellent hands with our team!

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Critical Care

In the event of a pet emergency, do you know who you can count on to deliver the most precise and effective care available? No pet owner ever wants to imagine their cherished companion requiring emergency medical care, but accidents happen and sudden illnesses occur. Should your pet face the need for urgent care, Palomar Animal Hospital is well-equipped and fully prepared to handle even the most critical cases with swiftness and efficiency. For emergency situations that occur outside of our normal office hours, we are able to provide referrals to one of three local emergency facilities. Rest assured that no matter what happens, or when, your pet will receive the care necessary to improve the chances of a positive outcome.

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Dentistry

Healthy teeth and gums play a critical role in your pet’s overall health and wellbeing. Yet, pet dental care is one of the most often overlooked aspects of veterinary care. Many pet parents don’t realize that without the proper care, companion animals face a significant risk of developing periodontal disease. This common yet serious medical condition can cause systemic problems throughout the entire body, affecting the heart, liver and kidneys and even shortening your companion’s life. Palomar Animal Hospital wants to help your four-legged friend beat the odds. We offer comprehensive, professional pet dentistry as well as advice and recommendations for proper home dental care techniques. Together we’ll have your pet smiling pretty for life!

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Behavioral Counseling

The number one reason people relinquish their pets to animal shelters is because of undesirable behavioral. Bad pet behavior can stand in the way of bonding with your animal companion, and make it difficult to truly embrace them as the important part of the family you want them to be. If you’re struggling with unwanted behavior, such as house training problems or aggression, we want you to know that you’re not alone. More importantly, we can help! Our staff is trained and experienced in animal behavior and can work with you to uncover the reasons why your pet is acting out. Then, we’ll arm you with all of the education, tools and support you need to help your pet overcome that bad behavior once and for all. Let us help restore peace and balance back into your home and bring out that well-behaved family member you know your pet is capable of becoming.

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Boarding

Whether you are heading out for a vacation, leaving town for work, or need to vacate your home for construction or repairs, why not turn to Palomar Animal Hospital to become your pet’s home away from home? We offer full service boarding in our clean, spacious kennel area, providing a safe, caring environment for your pet to stay. All of our boarding guests receive individual attention by our trained staff and our experienced veterinarians are available should a medical problem arise. Let us take the worry out of finding quality care for your pet and provide you with peace of mind of knowing that your companion is in excellent hands in your absence. Call today to schedule your pet’s next stay with us.

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