Our team at Companion Animal Hospital provides a comprehensive array of services from wellness programs to intensive care for sick patients. We are a fully functional animal hospital with in-house laboratory equipment, surgical services, and radiology. We routinely consult with veterinary specialists at the University of Missouri ensuring our clients have access to world-class veterinary experts while maintaining strong continuity of care as a primary care clinic. We have strong relationships with multiple diagnostic laboratories that allow for evaluation of even the most specialized of testing.
Our wellness plans are designed to keep your pets healthy! We offer vaccinations and fecal floatation exams for internal parasite evaluation. Our heartworm test evaluates your dog’s heartworm status and exposure to infected ticks caring Ehrlichia canis. We offer retroviral testing in cats for feline infectious anemia virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV). Screening general blood work and thyroid testing is available as a reference for your pet. With just the prick of a needle we can microchip pets using Home Again microchipping which allows lost animals to be reunited with their home. Our veterinarians and technicians are knowledgeable in behavior concerns and able to help with any behavioral counseling for your pets.
Spay & Neuter
Our clinic offers spaying and neutering surgical services. Pets can be spayed as early as 8 weeks, but we most commonly recommend spaying and neutering at around 4 months of age to ensure that your pet has had a full series of puppy or kitten vaccines prior to their surgery. All of our surgeries are performed at the highest level of excellence with special care taken to manage pain and post-operative comfort.
Our clinic offers a fully stocked pharmacy allowing for our veterinarians to prescribe, fill and dispense medication all in the clinic during your visit. We not only are able to dispense a wide variety of medications, but we carry prescription diets too!
We offer surgical services including, but not limited to, spaying and neutering, tumor removal, abdominal exploratory, cystotomy, amputation and enucleation. Our surgeries are performed under isoflurane gas anesthesia. Our CO2 laser aids in hemostasis and allows for near bloodless declawing surgeries. We have a dedicated surgical technician during every surgical procedure to operate our anesthesia monitoring equipment, and to ensure the safety of each of our patients. Our clinic believes in multimodal pain control which treats pain through a combination of anti-inflammatories, heat/cold therapy, local nerve blocks, physical therapy and opioids.
Companion Animal Hospital offeres microchipping of all pets. Microchipping is a permanent identification. A needle is used to place a small microchip under the skin. A microchip scanner is able to read the identification number which is registered in the permanent database with Home Again®. Often, microchipping is done at the time of the spay or neuter, but it does not require anesthesia and can be easily done on alert animals at their regular appointment.
We offer grooming for both dogs and cats. Our staff is able to shave, bathe, trim nails, pluck and clean ears, and express anal glands. If your pet has stress while being groomed we offer sedation and/or anesthesia while grooming.
Say, “No more!” to stinky breath. Our clinic preforms dental cleanings on both cats and dogs. We have an ultrasonic scaler which removes even the most stubborn plaque from teeth. We polish with a multispeed electronic polisher and seal teeth with Orivet prolonging the time between dentals. If needed, we can extract teeth – always with pain management. It is important to keep teeth healthy, as dental disease can lead to many other problems including heart, liver, and kidney disease.
Our in-house radiology equipment is designed to provide quality images with rapid results. Our equipment is maintained to high standards ensuring safe operation and consistent, high-quality results. We are able to take X-rays with animals both awake or under mild sedation.
We offer boarding at our Hermann MO vet clinic for your dogs and cats while you are away. Our staff gives each animal personal attention during his/her stay. We feed our Science Diet® Sensitive Stomach dry food, or you can bring your pet's regular food from home. Our staff is able to medicate pets and keep a close eye on any potential healthcare concerns. The veterinarians Dr. Susan Boedges and Dr. Becca Czebrinski are able to treat your pets as is needed if any incident was to arise during your trip. Our boarding charges are applied nightly, and you can drop off an pick up at any time during our vet clinic office hours. After 5 nights of boarding at the clinic, we offer a complimentary boarding bath for dogs so that all dogs go home soft and fresh! . We also have grooming services available during your pet's stay if desired. All pets boarding must be current on their vaccinations and either be on a dewormer or have a negative fecal. Our veterinarians are happy to do this during your pet's visit if they are past due.