The Rapids Veterinary Hospital

1403 Michigan Ave
Sarnia, ON N7S OB1

(519)542-8118

therapidsvet.ca

Services

Because of the shorter lifespan of our pets, we stress the importance of an annual comprehensive physical examination. Thorough check-ups and preventive care can help alleviate serious health problems. We offer a wide range of veterinary services to keep your companions feeling their best:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.  
      
Surgical Services:  Our surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.
   
Anesthesia:  We try to minimize anesthetic risk by conducting a thorough physical exam and presurgical bloodwork on all anesthetic candidates.  Our patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures using monitors and a qualified staff member.   
  
Radiology Services:  Our on-site, X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.
   
Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site.
   
Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing,  tooth extractions and minor oral surgery.
   
Laboratory:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis and intestinal parasite testing. We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.
    
Permanent identification: We offer microchip identification.
    
Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet. We also carry a full line of prescription diets.
   
Dietary Counseling:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.

Behavioural Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression.

Puppy Socialization Classes:  For our clients we offer a six week puppy socialization class for puppies between the ages of 12 and 20 weeks. 

Emergency Care:  Please call our main telephone number for instructions for after-hour emergencies..