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11012 Kentucky Springs Road, Mineral, VA 23117

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General Medicine

general-medicineLake Anna Veterinary Hospital knows you want the very best medical care for your pet, especially when your pet is ill or injured. We have the expertise and advanced medical equipment to diagnose and care for your pet for most medical conditions, from emergencies to routine checkups to treatment of chronic disease.

Common Signs of Diseases in Pets

It is common to assume these signs are a normal part of your dog or cat's aging process; however, they may indicate underlying disease. If you notice any of these signs in your pet, please give us a call and have your pet evaluated:

  • Loss of appetite, Decreased appetite

  • Weight loss/gain

  • Vomiting

  • Diarrhea or constipation

  • Lethargy

  • Coughing

  • Sneezing

  • Increased drinking or urination

  • Inappropriate urination or defecation (indoors)

  • Limping

  • Difficulty rising, walking or climbing stairs

  • Confusion, disorientation, anxiety or changes in sleep patterns

  • New lumps or bumps

  • Itching

  • Shaking head

  • Foul smelling ears

  • Foul breath

  • Eye or nose discharge

  • Wounds that are not healing

  • Any other sudden or progressive change you note in your pet's attitude or behaviors

Dermatology

Allergies in dogs and cats are treatable conditions that often show up as skin or ear problems. We will work closely with you to diagnose, treat and monitor any skin, ear, nail or foot problem your pet may have. We are here to help your pet with problems such as diseases of the skin, dog or cat ear infections or immune-mediated problems. Please give us a call if your dog or cat is scratching or you suspect your pet of having an ear infection.

Monitored Care of Chronic Diseases

If your pet has been diagnosed with a chronic condition such as diabetes, liver or kidney disease, we will perform the treatment and monitoring that is needed to keep your pet healthy. We will make diet recommendations, recommend changes in your pet’s medications and treatments, recommend a monitoring schedule, and also consult with a board-certified specialist if your pet not responding appropriately to the treatments. For more information about the testing required for certain diseases, please view our Internal Medicine Testing FAQs page.