Pleasant Valley Animal Hospital

21 Jackson Street
Methuen, MA 01844

(978)686-4998

methuenah.com

Services 

Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  
      
Surgical Services:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.
   
Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.
    
Specialist consults: We can offer referrals to a variety of specialists who can perform ultrasounds, endoscopic procedures, mri's, c-t scans, ophthamology consults, neurology consults, cancer therapy, and sophisticated orthopedic, soft tissue and neurological surgery.
   
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, state-of-the-art Digital X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.  Having digital radiography has given us the capability of transmitting our images to Veterinary Radiologists for expert opinions when they are needed. In an emergency situation we can get an expert interpretation almost immediately.
   
Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
   
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, digital dental x-ray, tooth extractions and minor oral surgery.
   
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory provides  hematology,  urinalysis and parasite testing. We  utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for Health Screens,  specialized diagnostics and consultations.
    
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification.
    
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
   
Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation. We will review with you the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard and on your pet.

Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.
    
Behavioral Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression.

Emergency Care:  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies..  We utilize a nearby Emergency Clinic that provides 24/7 coverage.