care for your pets, including surgery, medical care, vaccinations,
glaucoma screenings, IDEXX-CR 140 digital radiography,
electrocardiography (ECG), in-house laboratory testing, and a full
pharmacy. In addition, we offer a variety of advanced services unique to
We are pleased to offer laser surgery as an exciting new option for safe,
comfortable treatment. The laser can replace the scalpel and provide a
better alternative to traditional surgery. Benefits to laser surgery include:
less pain, less bleeding, less swelling, reduced risk of infection, improved
healing, and a quick return to normal activity. Ask if your pet's procedure
can be done with a laser.
We are also pleased to offer Video Vetscope, a hand held video camera which allows us to visualize
and show you various hard to see body cavities on your pet, such as the ear canals and mouth. Color
images can be stored on our computers as part of your pet's medical record and printed as a keepsake
for you to take home and share with friends and family.
Ultrasound imaging allows our doctors to visualize internal structures and organs which are unable to be
imaged or are difficult to image with traditional x-rays. It also allows us see inside organs such as the
liver, kidneys, heart, etc. in order to precisely evaluate patients with possible conditions affecting these
organs. Most importantly, the ultrasound is non-invasive (i.e. it may help prevent surgery in some
instances by allowing us to collect information that might otherwise only be obtainable through surgical
Anesthesia and Advanced Pain Management
At PetDocks Veterinary Hospital, we are proud to
announce that we employ and follow the
guidelines defined by the American College of
Veterinary Anesthesiologist for appropriate
monitoring of anesthetized veterinary patients. We
and position on the treatment of pain in veterinary
Our pain relief protocols are complete and
multi-modal (meaning we address surgical as well
as other sources of pain at multiple levels) in
order to provide the best and most
comprehensive pain management possible.
Although our pain management protocols are
proactive, they are very safe. In fact, patients that
receive inadequate pain management often have
more complications following surgery and have
longer recovery and healing times.
Senior Pet Wellness
We offer a Senior Wellness Plan for pets 7 years and older. This plan implements proactive blood and urine testing for the purpose of detecting
dog or cat.
Senior Wellness Guidelines from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) - The AAHA Senior Care Guidelines were developed by a task
force composed of seven expert veterinarians, representing a broad range of specialty fields. AAHA released the AAHA Senior Care Guidelines for
Dogs and Cats in March 2005, to provide a framework for practitioners dedicated to enhancing the well-being of senior pets
Wellness Care (preventative care) and Vaccinations
We strive to prevent illness whenever possible. The time and effort invested in wellness programs has
rewards for both pets and owners. Our Wellness programs are designed specifically for your pet and
include: comprehensive physical exam; internal parasite testing; neuter procedures and specialized blood
tests for all life stages.
We provide a variety of Royal Canin prescription diets to suit your pets ongoing health needs. Our
trained staff is available to help choose the right diet for your pet to keep them happy, healthy, and
We carry in stock Royal Canin veterinary diets, flea control, heartworm preventative, and dental products
and a variety of specialty pet items.
Saying goodbye to a long-time friend is painful. We work with clients to ensure their pet's comfort and
dignity. Services include taking care of the remains as directed by the client.
If your pet has an emergency, please call the Emergency Pet Hospital of Craven-Carteret in Havelock, NC at 444-1399. There is a veterinarian
and staff on duty at all times to care for your pet after hours and on weekends and holidays.
|Todd Worrell, DVM • Allison Arnoult, DVM
5307 Highway 70 West • Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 240-3885 phone • (252) 240-3540 fax • www.petdocks.com
We perform all elective procedures (such as sterilization and cat
declaws) as well as more advanced surgeries (such as orthopedic
surgeries, surgical treatments for advanced ear diseases, thyroid
disorders, and laser removal of skin growths, many time without the
need for general anesthesia).
|Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Emergency Pet Hospital
|PetDocks Veterinary Hospital
is proud to announce the addition of
to our list of services we are
offering to the pets in our area.
||Laser therapy is a safe and effective therapy
that is FDA cleared for the temporary relief of
pain and reduction of symptoms associated
with arthritis and muscle pain. Laser also
promotes relaxation of muscle spasms,
promotes expansion of blood vessels, and
helps to support the body’s natural healing
mechanisms. Laser therapy has found
successful application for a number of
common and difficult-to-treat ailments,
including wound and burn management, dental
disease, various orthopedic conditions, and
rehabilitation, among others.
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