- Orthopedic Surgery (Fracture Repair, Patellar and Coxofemoral Luxation Repair, Hemilaminectomy, Cruciate Surgeries, and more).
- The areas only CT machine, NewTom5G, for advanced images for a variety of species and conditions.
- The areas only Veterinary Livestock Handling Facility
- Featuring dedicated equine hospital stalls, surgical area, and treatment stocks for more intensive equine care.
- Mobile ultrasound and radiographs capabilities
- Covered cattle corral with holding pens, calving pens, and the areas only hydraulic tilting chute making all bovine work, especially foot care, and bull breeding soundness exams, safe and easy no matter the weather
- We also offer large animal ambulatory services, and have a portable hydraulic chute for use on farms with cattle work
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. At Hillcrest we perform a CT scan your pet's mouth before their routine cleaning, to ensure no root disease goes undetected.
We are proud to provide Poplar Bluff, MO and surrounding communities with state-of-the-art veterinary surgical procedures. No longer do you have to travel hours to a specialist for care. We may be able to help your pet, and help you save thousands of dollars when comparing the cost of treatment at a specialty hospital. We believe in utilizing the highest level of medical technology, and our surgeons are experienced and highly trained to help you in many ways, which you may not expect.
At Hillcrest Animal Hospital in Poplar Bluff, MO, 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. Idexx DR50 technology allow us to create digital images of all the body's organs, with an ultralow dose of radiation.
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 Hillcrest Animal Hospital in Poplar Bluff, MO, 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.
At Hillcrest Animal Hospital in Poplar Bluff, MO, we believe that regular checkups and wellness exams are critical to your pets' well-being. These wellness exams give our Veterinarians a chance to evaluate the overall health of your pet while also giving us a baseline for their unique bodies and tendencies.
Obesity is a common problem among pets, as it can be easy to overfeed a cute dog or cat that knows how to beg. Being overweight is a serious problem for animals, and can cause real health problems. With proper diet and exercise, all pets should be able to meet their dietary needs and stay within a healthy weight range.
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. To learn more about how behavioral consultations can help your pet, please contact us today at (573) 785-1471.
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 such as heartworms, fleas, ticks, mites, hookworms, roundworms, whipworms, and tapeworms, are present at high levels in our area and pose a variety of health issues for our pets. Ask us how to keep your pet protected.
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 from Idexx. Most test results will be complete in less than 15 minutes. It is our goal to provide your pet with the highest level of care possible, in the most efficient time-frame possible, and our diagnostic tools help us do that.
We are very proud of our boarding services. It is our goal to offer the very highest level of care and cleanliness to the patients who are staying with us. Dogs will enjoy luxurious runs or suites with multiple times per day exercise in our large, secure, shaded, ForeverLawn outdoor play runs. Cats will enjoy the privacy of a large condos with special venting and noise proofing that ensures happiness and tranquility while away from home.
We understand how hard it can be to leave your precious pets when you go away. However, we want to assure you that we will take care of your pets as if they were our own. Our staff is professional and well trained. We are also all animal lovers. You can trust us while your pets are in our care.
Equine and Bovine Haul-In and Ambulatory
From large herds to individuals our facilities and equipment can take care of equine, bovine, and other livestock in the safest environment for client and animal alike. We offer mobile large animal services in Butler county and each surrounding county, even extending into Arkansas, or beyond.