Animal Care Hospital: Services
Your Trusted Veterinarian in Lafayette LA
At Animal Care Hospital, our veterinarian in Lafayette LA takes great pride in offering all the services you need to optimize your dog or cat's health and wellness. From preventative care to surgeries, hospice care, and everything in between, our Lafayette veterinary clinic has you covered.
Wellness and Preventative Care
The best way to protect your pet's health is with wellness and preventative care in the form of regular exams, vaccinations, nutritional counseling, and preventative treatments such as flea, tick, and pest medications. These services help us stay on top of any changes in your pet's health, which enable us to diagnose and treat any medical problems as soon as they arise.
We also offer microchipping here in our office, which we strongly recommend for all pets. This quick process increases the chances of your pet being recovered in the event that he or she goes missing.
Surgery and Spay/Neuter Procedures
We also offer surgical services here in our hospital, including spay and neuter procedures. This includes modern monitoring equipment and anesthetic protocols customized to the unique needs of your pet. Your pet will receive special attention before, during, and after the procedure and we monitor our patients using pulse oximetry, blood pressure, and breathing monitors. A large part of Dr. Guidry’s anesthesia protocol is to minimize pain. We administer Morphine pre-surgery (to perform nerve block), pain injections are given before patients wake up, and pain medicine is sent home. If your pet has not yet been spayed or neutered, please schedule an appointment to discuss this with our Lafayette veterinary team. Having your pet spayed/neutered not only reduces their risk of developing certain medical problems down the road, but also allows you to do your part in controlling the pet population.
If your pet needs another type of surgery, including emergency surgeries (during our office hours), we can accommodate those in our office as well.
Radiology and Diagnostics
When it comes to diagnosing medical problems in your pet, our on-site radiology and diagnostics lab allows us to obtain quick results. Specifically, digital radiology services allow us to spot any number of medical problems, including broken bones and fractures. For more in-depth diagnostics, we can perform real-time state of the art ultrasounds (that are read by licensed radiologist), blood work, and testing of fecal samples as needed.
Going out of town? Our pet boarding services give you peace of mind in knowing your pet is well taken care of while you're away. We offer separate boarding for dogs and cats, and ensure that your pet receives plenty of TLC while you're gone. Cats are boarded in our soundproof cat play room, while dogs enjoy our private fenced in playground. Please be aware that all pets boarded with us will need proof of up-to-date vaccinations. This is for the safety of pets and staff.
Hospice and Euthanasia
Our compassionate veterinary team is also able to offer end-of-life care for dogs and cats. Whether you need assistance in coming to a humane decision regarding your pet's quality of life or are in need of hospice care for your beloved pet, our team is here to ensure that your pet is as comfortable and free-of-pain as possible.
Schedule a Lafayette Vet Appointment Today
If you're in need of any of these services for your pet, be sure to schedule a Lafayette vet appointment with our team at Animal Care Hospital. You can reach us by calling (337) 981-0909. We'd be happy to find an appointment date and time that will work with your schedule. Please keep in mind that we serve the Maurice, Rayne and Duscon areas.