Keep your dogs and cats healthy and bring them to Sandia Animal Clinic in Albuquerque, NM. Our accomplished veterinarians are trained and knowledgeable in veterinary medicine and surgery. From pet vaccinations to pet spaying and neutering, we can expertly provide you with the services you need. Let us help you and your pets stay happy in the years to come.
Microchipping is a simple, minimally invasive procedure. All it takes is a quick injection of a tiny, hypoallergenic chip between the shoulder blades. If a microchipped pet gets lost, the chip tells authorities where the pet belongs.
For breeders and owners seeking OFA certifications for hip and elbow dysplasia, we create and submit radiographs to the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals. We follow the specific guidelines set forth by the OFA.
Spay and Neuter
Spaying and neutering is about more than pet population control. It improves a pet’s quality of life and arms them against serious future medical issues.
Spaying—especially before a female’s first heat—helps prevent uterine infections and mammary cancer. Neutering helps ward off testicular cancer and some prostate problems.
Fecal and Urinalysis
Urinalysis and fecal exams help determine the presence of abnormalities and disease. They can be done as part of routine wellness checks or as diagnostic tools for illness.
Routine Dental Care
Routine dental care is imperative to maintain good oral health and prevent serious dental problems. We perform regular exams and cleanings as well as extractions. We work with owners to create dental care plans that keep their pets’ pearlies as healthy as possible.
Radiographs are essential diagnostic tools. They allows us to find and evaluate fractured bones, bladder stones, tumors, orthopedic disorders, and swallowed objects.
CBC, Thyroid and Heartworm Testing
A CBC (complete blood count) is a blood test that measures the number, size, and appearance of red and white blood cells and platelets. Paired with medical history, a physical exam, and lifestyle information, a CBC can give us a picture of an animal’s overall health
Dental x-rays give us in-depth looks at the roots of teeth and jawbones. With these, we can evaluate and treat disease, fractures, and bone loss. Dental radiographs are invaluable when determining presence of infection or severity of disease.
Vaccinations are critical parts of routine care. They’re necessary to protect against many infections and diseases including parvovirus, distemper, rabies, feline leukemia, and respiratory issues.
Wellness and Senior Care
Annual wellness exams and preventative care are part of keeping pets healthy throughout all life stages. We love getting to know pets and their humans to provide care specific to their needs.
As pets age, their healthcare needs change. We keep close watch for early signs of disease or discomfort that we often see in elderly pets.
Soft Tissue Surgery
Soft tissue surgery is a diverse field. It includes all parts of the body aside from the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. Our doctors are adept at performing many soft-tissue surgeries. These include cystotomies, wound repair, foreign body removal, and gastrointestinal and oncological surgeries.
Laser therapy is an effective, non-invasive way to treat an array of ailments. Laser therapy uses light to promote cell regeneration and increase circulation to heal wounds and relieve pain. This safe procedure has no known side effects.