Tuscaloosa Internal Veterinary Medicine

Tuscaloosa Internal Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Internal Medicine

Despite the best preventive veterinary care, animals can become sick. When this happens, it is stressful for both you and your pet, especially because you can't simply ask your companion what's wrong. You need a skilled veterinarian whom you can trust to accurately diagnose and effectively treat your pet.

While the focus at Indian Hills Animal Clinic is your pet's wellness, an important service we provide is the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of diseases that can affect your pet's internal organs and body systems. The hospital's experienced veterinarians, supported by advanced diagnostic technology, are able to identify and treat a range of complex internal medicine diseases.

As part of the hospital's commitment to provide you with access to the best medical care for your pet, we have invested in the latest advanced diagnostic technology. After performing a thorough examination, we may recommend additional tests in order to identify your pet's medical condition.

Treating Your Pet's Cancer

The diagnosis of cancer is stressful for pet owners, and the prospect of chemotherapy treatments can be equally as difficult. At Indian Hills Animal Clinic, we consider many factors in advising the most appropriate course of treatment for your pet's particular case.

The standard treatment for almost all pet cancers is surgical removal of the lump. Benign (non-invasive, non-spreading) cancers in an accessible, well-defined area are almost always permanently cured by surgical removal. Surgery is also the best treatment for the majority of malignant cancers that have not yet spread (metastasized). Recovery from most surgery is rapid and post-surgical pain is controllable using appropriate medications.

We treat pets with many types of cancer which can involve surgical removal of tumors, palliative amputations, and chemotherapy. Should your pet require follow-up radiation, we will refer you to a veterinary oncology specialist.

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