The doctors and staff at Confederate Woods Animal Hospital are committed to providing you and your canine or feline friend with the finest veterinary care possible, including excellent patient care and also exceptional client service. Our role is to educate you on what is best for your cat or dog, and guide you through the important decisions you need to make when caring for your beloved companion.

Wellness Services

The veterinarians at Confederate Woods Veterinary Hospital believe that prevention of disease is imperative to maintain your pet’s long term health. We strongly recommend wellness exams, vaccinations, regular lab testing, deworming and fecal checks, as well as medications to prevent heartworms, fleas, and ticks to keep your cat or dog in optimum health.

Wellness Examinations

Yearly wellness examinations are performed by our very knowledgeable and compassionate doctors. Physical exams are the key to maintaining your pet’s health, as well as detecting problems early to ensure that your cat or dog has a long, healthy life. It’s a chance for us to assess your pet’s overall health, discuss any changes we see, and educate and update you on advancements in veterinary care. It is also the perfect opportunity for you to discuss any of your concerns or ask questions.

For our Ill or Injured patients

Despite the very best preventive care, your pet may develop an illness or be injured. Our skilled doctors, with years of internal medicine and surgical expertise, and our advanced laboratory and diagnostic capabilities, ensure that your canine or feline friend receives a quick and accurate diagnosis. We pride ourselves in taking time to explain your pet’s diagnosis, and explaining the various options for your cat or dog’s treatment.

Please take a look at the medical services we offer to learn more about us. Then call or email us to schedule an appointment today!

During the annual wellness physical examination, we:

  • Examine your pet’s teeth, throat, and oral cavity
  • Check your pet’s vision and examine the eyes
  • Examine their ears for infection or ear mites
  • Examine their respiratory system
  • Assess your pet’s heart function
  • Check their lymph nodes
  • Inspect their skin for evidence of parasites
  • Palpate/feel the organs in their abdomen, including the liver, spleen, intestines, kidneys, and bladder
  • Inspect the skin for new growths or developing growths
  • Assess your pet’s hair/fur and check for hair loss or matting
  • Examine their joints and muscles for pain or arthritis
  • Assess your pet’s body weight body condition/weight
Depending on the results of the canine/feline physical exam, the doctor may recommend testing to:
  • Monitor your pet’s cell counts, a blood chemistry, and urinalysis to detect early signs of metabolic disease
  • Detect Heartworm disease or tick-born illness, such as Lyme disease and Ehrlichiosis
  • Collect and examine fecal samples for signs of parasitic infestation
Our doctors will ask many questions related to your pet’s eating habits and elimination habits, and other behaviors to assess and evaluate changes in your cat or dog’s health since their last wellness visit. We also take time to demonstrate how to perform techniques involved with maintenance care of your pet, such as cleaning their ears and trimming their nails. We encourage you to bring questions and ask away! We want to make sure your cat/dog is receiving the best care at home, as well as in our hospital!

Service was friendly and I felt well taken care of. The doctor did a great job of making sure my dog felt comfortable.
A Client Testimonial

Confederate Woods is Feline Friendly Certified

We are proud to say that our hospital is now Feline Friendly Certified. This is an exclusive certification awarded by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. To earn this certification, our staff members have taken additional steps in training and education to ensure our feline patients have a more positive experience here in our hospital. We are trained to handle our feline patients in a low-stress and empathetic way, creating a happier experience for you and your much-loved feline companion.