The Small Animal Internal Medicine Service provides specialty care to clients referred by private practitioners for internal medicine problems and special procedures.

Internal Medicine services

  • Consultation by board certified specialists in small animal internal medicine
  • Advanced diagnostic testing
  • State of the art patient treatment and monitoring
  • Twenty-four hour care
  • Cancer diagnostics
  • Advanced testing for endocrine, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, blood, and infectious diseases

Clinical trials to advance internal medicine are also performed by the Internal Medicine Service.

Specialty procedures

  • Endoscopy, a minimally invasive procedure of looking into the stomach, colon, esophagus, trachea, bladder, or nasal cavity of small animal patients
  • Endoscopic laser lithotripsy to remove bladder and urethral stones from dogs
  • Bone marrow aspirates
  • Joint taps
  • Collection of spinal fluid
  • Inserting special catheters
  • Small foreign body extraction
Dr. Grant in ICU

Small Animal Internal Medicine personnel

Melanie Gevedon
Melanie Gevedon, LVT, Special Procedures and Blood Bank Technician
Headshot of Kris Wagher.
Kris Wagher, LVT