Shelter Island Veterinary Hospital

3625 Midway Drive
San Diego, CA 92110

(619)222-0597

shelterislandvet.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 heart rate and rhythm, oxygen levels and blood pressure are monitored during all anesthetic procedures.  We believe in Multi-Modal pain relief and will provide comprehensive pain management for all procedures.
    
Internal medicine consults: We offer direct referrals to internal medicine specialists who can perform ultrasounds, endoscopic procedures, and other advanced diagnostic procedures to help us with the diagnosis of more complicated cases.
   
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.  
   
Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.
   
Dentistry:  Our dental services include routine teeth cleaning and polishing, digital dental X-rays, tooth extractions and oral surgery.  If needed, a referral to a board-certified veterinary dentist can be provided for specialized procedures such as root canal therapy or other advanced procedures to save vital teeth.
   
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
    
Permanent identification: We provide AKC microchip implantation for permanent identification of your pet in case they are to get lost or stolen.  Registration is included in the cost of our microchip and your pet's chip with be registered online with the American Kennel Club's Companion Animal Recovery service before you even leave our clinic!
    
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.  Any product not available in stock can be ordered and available in as little as 2-3 days.
   
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 loss or maintenance and performance.

Boarding:  We provide pet boarding  on a limited basis as a service to our clients. All boarders receive personal attention from our caring staff. Pets may be dropped off and picked up during regular business hours Monday through Saturday.  Please call for availability.

Bathing:  Routine and therapeutic bathing services are available.  Sedation grooming is available on a limited basis, please call for information.

Emergency Care:  We are available for emergencies only during business hours.  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies.

 

 

Shelter Island Veterinary Hospital is accredited by AAHA

Accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association, we provide Comprehensive Care for your pet with a Personal Touch.