Veterinary Services

Pet Internal Medicine at Northwood Animal Hospital in High Point, NC

Ensure your pet’s health with our expert internal medicine services. From diagnosis to treatment, we’re here to keep your furry friend in great health.

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Internal Medicine: Your Pet’s Health Matters

At Northwood Animal Hospital, we understand the importance of comprehensive internal medicine care for your beloved pets. Our team of experienced veterinarians is dedicated to providing top-tier medical services to ensure the health and well-being of your furry companions.

Our internal medicine services cover a wide range of diagnostic and treatment options, tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual pet. Whether your pet is experiencing a complex health issue or requires routine medical care, you can trust our skilled professionals to provide compassionate and effective treatment.

We believe in a holistic approach to pet care, focusing not only on treating symptoms but also on addressing the underlying causes of illness. Your pet’s health is our priority, and we are committed to providing the highest standard of medical care to keep them happy and healthy.

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Understanding Pet Internal Medicine

Pet internal medicine is a specialized branch of veterinary care that delves deep into diagnosing and treating diseases affecting your furry companion’s internal systems. These systems, including cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary systems, are essential for your pet’s overall health and well-being. Unlike external issues that are more visible, internal conditions can be complex and challenging to detect without the right expertise and diagnostic tools.

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When to Consider Pet Internal Medicine

Knowing when to seek pet internal medicine services is crucial for maintaining your furry friend’s health. Symptoms like vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, increased thirst, or unexplained weight loss warrant a visit to Northwood Animal Hospital. These could indicate underlying issues affecting internal systems.

Pets with chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease require specialized care and monitoring from internal medicine experts. Our team is trained to diagnose and manage these conditions, providing tailored care for your pet’s needs. 

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Pet Internal Medicine: Our Approach

At Northwood Animal Hospital, our approach to pet internal medicine is centered on thorough examinations and advanced diagnostics to uncover the root cause of your pet’s health concerns. Our dedicated veterinarians work closely with you to create personalized treatment plans that may include medications, dietary adjustments, and lifestyle modifications. We prioritize addressing the underlying cause of your pet’s condition for long-term health and well-being. Through compassionate care and clear communication, we strive to keep you informed and involved in your pet’s journey to excellent health.

Pet Internal Medicine Across Life Stages

  • Puppies and Kittens: During these early stages of life, internal medicine focuses on rapid growth monitoring and preventive care. This includes vaccinations, deworming, and nutrition guidance to ensure they develop into healthy adults.
  • Adult Pets: For adult pets, internal medicine involves routine check-ups to maintain their health. This includes screenings for common adult pet issues like heartworm disease, dental care, and weight management to prevent obesity-related conditions.
  • Senior Pets: As pets age, they become more susceptible to age-related conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, and kidney disease. Internal medicine provides specialized care for these conditions, focusing on pain management, dietary adjustments, and monitoring to maintain quality of life.
  • Post-Surgery or Illness: After surgery or illness, pets may need extra care for a smooth recovery. Internal medicine tailors recovery plans, including medication management and rehabilitation, to ensure quick healing and return to normal function.
  • Chronic Conditions: Pets with chronic conditions like diabetes, thyroid disorders, or heart disease require ongoing management. Internal medicine provides personalized treatment plans, regular monitoring, and adjustments to medication or diet as needed.