Veterinary Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL
At Bayshore Animal Hospital and Avian Practice our goal is to be professional and courteous to our clients and their pets and treat them as we would our own. Whether your small animal requires general pet care or surgery, we handle it in a manner that makes all parties feel comfortable. Get fast help for your pet's issues with care from our veterinarians in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Preventive Health Medicine
Just like humans, pets need annual checkups to stay in good condition. Your pets annual exam allows us to make sure that your pet is healthy and it helps us to catch any health problems before they become serious We can advise you on senior pet health, vaccinations, microchipping, nutritional counseling, behavioral problems and allergy issues to name a few. If any problems are found, we provide you with the ideal treatment options that fit you and your pets needs.
Bayshore Animal Hospital and Avian Practice is equipped to perform a wide array of general, orthopedic, and dental surgeries for conditions that can't be treated with medications. Our surgical staff are licensed veterinary technicians who have the latest monitoring equipment at their disposal to ensure your pet is cared for.
Just as with human surgeries, your pet may need anesthesia during his or her surgical procedure at an animal hospital. Anesthesia keeps your pet comfortable so he or she doesn't feel pain during surgery.
Many St. Petersburg, FL pet owners are wary about anesthesia. But anesthesia is considered a safe drug; only about 1 in 10,000 pets will experience a problem. The veterinarians at Bayshore Animal Hospital & Avian Practice follow many safety practices to make sure your pet has a successful surgery.
How We Keep Your Pet Safe During Surgery
The veterinarians at our veterinary hospital in St. Petersburg, FL use a variety of strategies to take care of your pet while he or she is under
anesthesia. These methods include:
Using proper levels
Our veterinarians use the right level of anesthesia for your pet to prevent pain without causing health problems. We
also utilize modern fluid pumps to give your pet the precise amount of medication and vital fluids he or she needs.
Monitoring your pet
Several technicians and assistants monitor your pet during surgery. We also use high-tech monitoring devices. These
monitors update us on your pet's vital signs, including pulse rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. If your pet experiences a problem, we'll know right away.
Keeping your pet comfortable
Your pet's comfort is important to us, so we give your pet warming blankets to prevent hypothermia
during surgery. We also use safe anesthetics that quickly leave your pet's system after the surgery.
Our veterinarians will let you know when it's okay to take your pet home, and provide you with steps to take to make sure he or she recovers
after the surgery. If you have any concerns about anesthesia, talk to your veterinarian.
If your pet needs surgery, call our animal hospital in St. Petersburg, FL today at (727) 381-3900.