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Bakersfield Small Animal VeterinarianThurman Veterinary Center provides small animal care services you can rely on to maintain the health of your small dog or cat. Only a small animal veterinarian understands the special needs of these pets and has access to diagnostic and therapeutic tools downsized to fit their bodies. Veterinarians at Thurman Veterinary Center provide small animal care in a conveniently located and specially equipped Bakersfield animal hospital..

Services Offered by a Small Animal Veterinarian

These animals may be small in stature but require large number of special services from a small animal veterinarian. Your Bakersfield veterinarian offers a wide variety of services especially suited for small animals living in California.

Small animal services at Thurman Veterinary Center include:

  • Physical examination
  • Fecal examinations for intestinal parasites
  • Blood testing for viruses
  • Vaccinations
  • Surgery
  • Dental cleaning
  • Digital x-rays
  • Laboratory blood tests
  • Micro-chipping
  • Pharmacy

Quality care always begins with a complete physical examination; early diagnosis and treatment improves outcome with many conditions that afflict small pets. A small animal veterinarian uses special techniques to examine the skin, eyes, gums, and fur or feathers of tinier animals.

Although you might keep your small animal indoors at home it is still possible for your pet to contract or spread a contagious illness, including parasitic or viral infections. Our Bakersfield veterinarian performs fecal exams for intestinal parasites that can cause weight loss, anemia, nutrient deficiencies and a rough, dry coat. These fecal exams reduce the risk for transmission of roundworm, hookworms, and whipworms between pets and humans.

Each small animal species may have specific parasite or virus testing needs. Our Bakersfield animal hospital provides virus testing, such as Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) for cats. The rabies virus is a serious health concern for all mammals, including humans and small pets. Gerbils are at risk for mouse pinworm and dwarf tapeworm infections. Vaccinations reduce the risk for contracting or spreading infection, and vaccinations lessen the severity of symptoms if infection does occur.

Our Bakersfield veterinary center is proud to offer diagnostic and surgical services for small animals. We offer digital x-rays for small pets, enabling us to capture even the tiniest images with clarity. This Bakersfield animal hospital also has a state-of-the-art blood chemistry analyzer on site, for quick diagnosis of blood problems, kidney or liver disorders, diabetes, infection, cancer and hormone imbalances. We also perform surgical procedures for small animals in our fully equipped surgical suite.

Visit the small animal veterinarian at Thurman Veterinary Center for all your small pet needs.

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Office Hours

Monday8:00am - 12:00pm1:30pm - 5:30pm
Tuesday8:00am - 12:00pm1:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday8:00am - 12:00pm1:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday8:00am - 12:00pm1:30pm - 5:30pm
Friday8:00am - 12:00pm1:30pm - 5:30pm
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