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Veterinary Services

Internal Medicine: Getting to the Core of Prevention and Treatment of Diseases

Internal veterinary medicine can be a very complex field. It involves the steps taken to prevent such diseases as diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, or endocrine dysfunction just to name a few.

Cancer Treatment and Pain Management Education

Puppy being checked with a stethoscope

Monitoring and Diagnosis

By monitoring your pet from puppy or kitten stages right through to old age we can often head these problems off before they become problematic or life threatening. If problems do occur then it is imperative that we diagnose and treat them quickly and correctly in order to give your pet the best possible quality of life.

A cat being given a shot

The veterinarians at Travelers Rest Animal Hospital are skilled at diagnosing and treating diseases including:

  • Heart and vascular system
  • Respiratory tract
  • Pancreas, including the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes
  • Endocrine system, diseases of the glands, and hormone imbalances
  • Digestive system
  • Cancer or diseases affecting the blood
  • Infectious diseases
  • Nervous system

Our veterinarians are expertly trained and experienced in diagnosing and treating even the most challenging conditions. Effective treatment can make all the difference in your pet's continued well-being. It can make life with chronic disease or health challenges happy and pain-free.

Cancer Treatment and Pain Management Education

We also have a special interest in the treatment of cancer and pain management for our four-legged patients. We will work with you to make sure you understand your pet's condition or conditions and that you are well informed and involved in every aspect of the treatment of your pet. We do not use chemotherapeutic agents or radiation at our practice. We refer all pets in need of radiation or chemotherapy to a local veterinary oncologist.

You should understand what is going on with your pet’s health and health care. We encourage you to ask questions and take an active role in the care of your pet.