Your pet’s health care is important to us, and early detection of illness and disease ensures the best possible treatment outcome for your pet.
Animal Medical Center of Wentzville strives to offer the latest in veterinary diagnostics and treatments for your pet.
Our comprehensive veterinary service offerings include many diagnostic tools, including:
- Veterinary radiology (X-Rays)
- Pet Ultrasounds
- Blood pressure testing
- Intraocular pressure testing for glaucoma
What makes us even more convenient is our onsite laboratory and pharmacy.
In-House Pet Pharmacy
For your convenience, the animal medical center has an onsite veterinary pharmacy. We offer prescription medications and prescription diets at competitive prices.
Our onsite pet pharmacy is open during normal business hours.
You can feel confident that your pet’s medication is from trusted source, and our staff can monitor dosing and dispensing for your pet’s safety. Additionally, we are available to answer any questions you may have regarding dosing, administration, or potential side effects.
We maintain an inventory of veterinary pharmaceutical products and medications such as:
- Flea control
- Tick control
- Heartworm preventive products
- Post-surgical pain medication
- Chronic condition prescription medications
- Prescription diets
- Pet dental care products
Most refills can be completed while you wait. For faster service, please log in to our online pet records service to refill your pet's prescription needs.
We offer counseling in dietary selection and feeding practices for pets in all life stages.
If your pet has a medical condition, we can help you select the most appropriate diet to suit your pet’s needs. We offer prescription diet options available for pick up from our hospital and can even special order the size you need.
We stand behind every product that we dispense. We make an effort to be in communication with the manufacturer as your pet’s advocate. This ensures your pet is protected under the manufacturer’s guarantee, and if side effects occur, they will be addressed and paid for by the manufacturer.
We look forward to assisting you with your pet’s medications. Detailed information regarding pet prescription drug safety can be found in Dr. Quigley’s article.
In-House Veterinary Laboratory
In addition to our radiology and ultrasound tools, our onsite veterinary laboratory allows us to rapidly and accurately perform a variety of diagnostic tests, often with results the same day.
A sample of our common in house laboratory tests include:
- Blood panel—Includes CBC and serum chemistry to evaluate kidney/liver function, screen for diabetes, and test electrolyte balance
- Fecal exam—To screen for parasites
- Thyroid function analysis
Crucial laboratory tests are included with our wellness packages.
We provide a wide range of surgical services for our patients. Our highly trained and experienced veterinary team can perform a variety of veterinary surgical procedures such as:
- Laser declawing
- Foreign body removal surgeries
- Orthopedic surgeries
- Mass removals
- Bladder stone removals
Your Pet's Surgical Appointment
Our veterinary team is experienced in performing veterinary surgeries and will make every effort to ensure that your pet receives the very best care.
Our talented staff utilizes the latest in diagnostic and surgical equipment during your pet’s surgical procedure. Our focus on patient safety, pain management, and employing the most current surgical practices is designed to exceed your expectations and put your concerns to rest.
Our staff will review the surgical treatment plan with you including a price estimate.
We want to address any questions or concerns you may have regarding your pet’s treatment including concerns about anesthesia, pain management, or post-op aftercare.
Additionally, we may discuss surgical options that may benefit your pet:
- CO2Laser — An advanced cutting tool that minimizes or eliminates bleeding
- Pre-surgical blood work — To ensure your pet is healthy enough to safely undergo surgery
- Post-op pain medications — Safe, in-stock, and as low as $15
- Microchip — An easy-to-implant chip to track your lost pet
- Elizabethan collar (E-Collar, Cone)—To prevent your pet from licking or chewing the surgical site
Your pet’s health and safety are our top priority. We will monitor your pet before, during, and after surgery. We provide exceptional care to ensure a safe and complete recovery for your pet.
Every surgery includes the following:
- Pre-op exam
- Anesthesia plan — Based on age and health status
- Intravenous catheter — To administer fluids, or emergency drugs, if needed
- Endotracheal tube — For safety and control of breathing
- Pulse oximeter monitor — Used to measure oxygenation and heart rate
- Dedicated registered veterinary technician — Monitors your pet’s breathing rate, heart rate, pulse, oxygenation, and depth of anesthesia.
- Antibiotic injection and pain injection
- Monitored post-op care — For a safe and comfortable recovery
When your pet is ready to go home, we will thoroughly go over discharge and medication instructions.
Our vet team is available to answer any questions regarding our surgical offerings.
Pet Internal Medicine
At Animal Medical Center, we provide you the best possible care for your pet, powered by our our highly trained staff, onsite laboratory, and advanced diagnostic equipment.
Internal Medicine Exam for Diagnosis and Treatment
We explore vital areas including:
- Gastrointestinal tract
- Respiratory tract
In the event a problem is identified, our veterinary team will discuss all aspects of your pet’s condition and will outline a treatment plan.
Learn more about common pet endocrinology disorders, like diabetes.
Compassionate End of Life Care for Your Pet
We are here to support you.
Our veterinary staff is available to discuss all of your pet’s medical options, help you to assess your pet’s quality of life concerns, and provide pet loss resources for you.
Pet Euthanasia Services
We support you during this difficult time and provide pet euthanasia service options to support your wishes. Based on your preferences, we can tailor the service to meet your needs.
Option: Privacy & Support at Our Medical Center
We offer euthanasia services at our hospital. Our facility provides a private and supportive environment.
Our veterinary team is available to you at all times and your pet’s comfort is very important to us.
Option: Say Goodbye at Home
This option allows your pet to remain in a familiar setting, with the veterinary staff traveling to your home to perform the service.
Pet Cremation Services
We work with a wonderful, family-owned local cremation company. You can choose to have your pet's ashes returned to you in a plain white box or an urn. If you would like, we can also just take care of the remains for you.