Dental care is vital to the overall health of any pet. Dental disease can lead to health issues with the heart, liver, and kidneys and has the potential to seep into your pet’s bloodstream. In fact, 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats over three years of age suffer from some form of dental disease, making it the most common pet health issue among our pet population.
We are proud to provide Bloomington, IL and surrounding communities with state-of-the-art veterinary surgical procedures. We believe in utilizing the highest level of medical technology, and our surgeons are experienced and highly trained.
At Bortell Animal Hospital in Bloomington, IL, we are proud to be on the cutting edge of medical technology. Radiology is a technique and diagnostic tool that we use to look inside the body in an entirely non-invasive way. X-rays allow us to create images of all the body's organs.
Spay And Neuter
Spaying and neutering are important and necessary medical procedures that enhance the quality of your pets' life. Not only does spaying and neutering have positive effects on your pets' health, it's also vital to controlling the homeless pet population.
Every year, thousands and thousands of pets go missing. Not knowing where your pet is or how to bring them back can be a helpless, hopeless feeling. It's a tragedy that happens all too often. But there is a simple, safe, and effective way to ensure your pet's safety and retrieval should they ever become lost.
At Bortell Animal Hospital in Bloomington, IL, we believe that one of the most important aspects of caring for your pet's health is vaccinating him or her against possible diseases. There are a variety of diseases which affect our pets, and other animals, so proper vaccination is vital to protecting them from many types of illnesses. Our Veterinarians will consider your pet's health, lifestyle, and risk factors when choosing vaccines for your pets.
Lifestage Wellness Exams
At Bortell Animal Hospital in Bloomington, IL, we believe that regular checkups and lifestage wellness exams are critical to your pets' well-being. These wellness exams give us a chance to evaluate the overall health of your pet while also giving us a baseline for their unique bodies and tendencies. Twice yearly exams are ideal for pets seven years and older.
Nutrition is tailored to each individual pet. We offer food therapy programs that take you and your pet’s unique needs into consideration. Prescribed diets can include homemade recipes.
Pets with behavioral problems can often pose a frustrating challenge for pet owners. However, through behavioral consultations we can correct unwanted behaviors and enrich both your life and your pets' life. A behavioral consult may include conventional treatments such as medicine, herbals, acupuncture, alpha-stim therapy, and training referrals. To learn more about how behavioral consultations can help your pet, please contact us today at (309) 662-3633.
The idea of your pet being infested with parasites is a disturbing thought, but it's also a medical issue that can have serious consequences if not properly dealt with or prevented. Parasites pose a variety of health issues for our pets, who can be very susceptible to certain parasites depending on age, region, and other factors.
Ultrasound uses sound waves to offer a non-invasive, painless, and radiation-free method of imaging your pets' internal organs. Providing this service is one of the many ways that we show how dedicated we are to providing your pet with the best care possible.
Our hospital provides a wide variety of in-house diagnostic testing with the most state of the art technology available. It is our goal to provide your pet with the highest level of care possible, and our diagnostic tools help us do that.
Holistic Care and Integrative Medicine
Holistic Care and Integrative Medicine offer so many options for your pet’s health, either as a stand-alone approach or complimentary to Western medicine. Pain, arthritis, cancer, urinary/kidney, gastro-intestinal, dermatological, auto-immune, and behavioral issues are a some of the areas we specialize in.