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Medical Assessment

At Pine Cone Pet Hospital we offer wellness and preventative care to keep your pets from developing any illnesses, diseases or pain.  When your animal does develop a concerning problem our Veterinarians will diagnose the problem after a thorough physical exam.  Our vets pride themselves on working with the pet owners to develop a diagnostic and treatment plan that fits their specific lifestyle, needs and financial concerns.

To ensure a proper diagnosis, we need to examine your pet. We begin a medical assessment by looking at your pet’s eyes, ears, and skin and checking his or her cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, and skeletal systems for any abnormalities. We will perform blood and/or urine tests as necessary to check your pet’s kidneys, liver, pancreas, and endocrine system, including the thyroid and adrenal glands. Based on your pet’s condition, we may recommend further diagnostic tests, such as radiography (x-rays), endoscopy (internal scoping), ultrasound, or biopsy.

If you’re concerned that something may be wrong with your pet, please call us to schedule a medical assessment. Depending on the symptoms, we may ask you to bring in your pet right away.  If you think that your pet may need emergency care please call us immediately at 320-258-3434.  If we are unavailable you will be directly prompted to the on-call Veterinarian that we trust with the care of your family member.

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Our veterinarians at PineCone Pet Hospital, serving the pet and animal parents of Sartell, St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, Waite Park, St. Joseph, Rice and St. Stephen, MN since 2001.