20849 Capital Avenue NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017 | Today's Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | 269-964-0966

20849 Capital Avenue NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017 | Today's Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | 269-964-0966

Pain Management

Pain Management

Recognizing and Managing Pain in Animals Since the advent of preventative veterinary medicine, our pets are living longer. With longevity comes the associated aches and pains – arthritis, degenerative disc disease, and chronic joint injuries, among others. Our pets cannot speak to us, so they often suffer in silence. The signs of pain in animals can include vocalizing, … Read morePain Management

Advanced Diagnostics

Advanced Diagnostics

Veterinary X-rays X-rays—also known as radiographs—are very useful to identify and diagnose many medical conditions. Using this technology, the veterinarians at Pennfield Animal Hospital can virtually look into your pet’s lungs, heart, abdomen, oral cavity, bladder, kidneys, and other areas. It is one of the primary means that we have to diagnose fractures, heart and … Read moreAdvanced Diagnostics

Veterinary Surgery

Veterinary Surgery

Some of the Surgery Performed at Pennfield Animal Hospital •  Spays & Neuters •  Mass removal and biopsies •  Microchipping identification service •  Cyst removal & skin biopsies •  Front declaws (both traditional and laser) •  Abdominal surgery and exploratories •  Dental tooth extractions •  Routine orthopedic repairs (non-complicated fractures) Pet Surgery Protocol Prior to … Read moreVeterinary Surgery

Dental Care

Dental Care

Dental Care in Veterinary Medicine Dental care in Veterinary Medicine is both corrective and preventive. Research has shown that even by age 3, 70% of cats and 80% of dogs have some degree of dental disease! This usually starts as tartar (brown stain) and develops into tartar and calculus. This, in turn, leads to an irreversible disease process … Read moreDental Care

Wellness

Wellness

Keep Your Pet Healthy with Routine Wellness Visits Just as you visit your doctor once a year for a complete check-over to make sure that you are healthy, your pets – as members of your family – should also be checked over for any underlying illness. Sometimes changes in your pet’s health come on gradually so … Read moreWellness

End of Life Care

End of Life

What is Euthanasia In the veterinary field, euthanasia is a medical procedure that’s used to mercifully end a pet’s life. Typically, when a pet is euthanized the veterinarian will first inject a calming anesthetic. This is followed by an injection of the euthanasia solution, which causes respiratory failure followed, by cardiac arrest. The whole process … Read moreEnd of Life Care