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Pet Exams at Our Utah Veterinary Hospital in American Fork, UT

As pet owners, we want our pets to live long and healthy lifespans. The best way to achieve this is through preventive veterinary care at our Utah Veterinary Hospital in American Fork, UT. Taking your pet to the vet for examinations will ensure that health problems are detected early on. The faster a veterinarian can diagnose a health problem, the better that the vet can treat the problem head-on. 

Veterinarian in a pet examThe Purpose of Pet Exams

Unfortunately, animals aren't able to communicate with humans about pain or injury. Some pets have to live with the ailment that is afflicting them, going without any medical care. However, it doesn't always have to be that way. Taking your pet to the veterinary clinic will help in diagnosing and treating any health issues. 

What to Expect in an Exam

Here at Utah Veterinary Hospital, you can expect a quality experience for your pet. Consultations typically last 15 minutes and will consist of the veterinarian going over relevant history and vitals. Measuring vital signs such as blood pressure or breathing rate will help to determine how healthy the animal is. Our Veterinarian is capable of examining blood pressure, body temperature, pulse rate, and respiratory rate. Our veterinarian will also perform a nose-to-tail examination, looking for physical signs of illness.

Eye examinations, blood testing, urine testing, and X-rays may also be included in a pet examination. If the vet is able to detect a health issue, then the next step is determining what kind of treatment is needed. Treatment usually depends on the pet's circumstances and the best sort of plan that is available. 

Care from Our Utah Veterinary Hospital

Unsure of whether you should take your pet in for an examination? Utah is requiring pet owners to take pets in for annual veterinary examinations. This is done to maintain a communicative client-doctor relationship for the sake of the pet.

The Utah Veterinary Hospital is located in American Fork, Utah. We are staffed with compassionate professionals who are dedicated to bringing your pet health and wellness. Our services include examinations, urgent care, exotic pet care, dentistry, euthanasia, radiography, dermatology, surgery, and spaying and neutering. If your pet is suffering, we will come up with a veterinary solution that will bring him or her relief.

Contact Our Utah Veterinary Hospital in American Fork, UT Today!

Should you choose to team up with us, we will treat your pet as a valued family member. To get in touch with our veterinary staff, please call us at 801-692-1563. We can set your pet up with an examination right away.

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8:00 am-2:00 pm

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