Pocket Pet

12 JulPocket Pets

Malta Animal Hospital treats small domestic mammals commonly referred to as pocket pets. This group of animal companions includes guinea pigs, hamsters, ferrets, rabbits, mice, rats, and gerbils.WELLNESS CARE FOR POCKET PETSAs soon as you adopt or purchase one of these little charmers, bring your small pet in for an initial visit. We perform a thorough exam to determine overall health and initiate supportive care if your pet has any problems or is ill. We weigh the patient at every visit to determine appropriate growth and look for signs of any developing health problems. Some small mammals even require dental care,...

Pharmacy & Nutrition

12 JulPharmacy & Nutrition

When prescribing medications and nutritional products for your animal companions, Malta Animal Hospital offers the same quality you expect for all the members of your family. Our veterinarians provide your pet’s prescriptions complete with a pharmacy print out, containing all pertinent drug information including dosage and side effects.Clear, accurate, and easy: quality service, because we care!!!PET MEDS FROM OUR OWN PHARMACYFor both quality and convenience, we operate a full-service in-house pharmacy for your pet’s needs. Our pharmacy maintains a complete inventory of pet pharmaceuticals, vitamins and supplements, shampoos, flea and tick control products, and heartworm preventives to meet the needs...

Pain Management & Rehabilitation

12 JulPain Management & Rehabilitation

Malta Animal Hospital takes a proactive approach to managing pet pain, addressing the source of discomfort to minimize or eliminate the pain response. From an unexpected injury to pain from surgery, treatment plans include pain management protocols for every patient. When treating chronic and post-surgical pain, rehabilitation is often included in the recovery process.DEALING WITH PET PAINAny injury to tissue can cause pain in pets. This includes inflammation resulting from trauma, surgery, or even chronic illnesses such as osteoarthritis.Our team is trained to identify in advance any conditions that may result in pain, as well as procedures that can cause...

Laboratory

12 JulLaboratory & Diagnostic Imaging

When looking for excellence in veterinary internal medicine and surgical services, Malta Animal Hospital offers the most advanced technology in diagnostic services, from our veterinary laboratory to diagnostic imaging. Our veterinarians and technicians are highly skilled and experienced in the use of this technology and interpretation of results. This leads to greater diagnostic accuracy, prompt initiation of treatment modalities, and relief for our sick or injured pet patients.VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORYOur in-house laboratory is equipped for a broad spectrum of veterinary screenings, including cytology, serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, and parasite testing. Special care is taken to ensure accuracy and prompt test results, to...

Preventative-Care-for-Cats

12 JulKitten Care

KITTEN WELLNESS CARE OVERVIEWWelcome to Malta Animal Hospital. We are delighted that you have chosen us to care for the latest addition to your family. The following is a basic disease prevention program that we follow to keep your kitten as healthy as possible throughout his/her life.  At times we may modify this schedule to suit your pet’s individual needs. We are here to answer your health care, diet, behavior and hygiene questions; we are available in-­‐ person, by phone and online.  We encourage you to use the PetSite feature available at www.maltavet.com to help manage your pet’s care.  Using...

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12 JulPuppy Care

PUPPY WELLNESS CARE OVERVIEWWelcome to Malta Animal Hospital. We are delighted that you have chosen us to care for the latest addition to your family. The following is a basic disease prevention program that we follow to keep your puppy as healthy possible throughout his/her life.  At times we may modify this schedule to suit your pet’s individual needs. We are here to answer your health care, diet, behavior and hygiene questions; we are available in-­‐ person, by phone and online.  We encourage you to use the PetSite feature available at www.maltavet.com to help manage your pet’s care.  Using your...

Vaccinations

12 JulInternal Medicine

Veterinary internal medicine is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in pets. The internal medicine program at Malta Animal Hospital is highly regarded as one of the strongest in the region, combining the most current science and diagnostic techniques with our highly skilled and compassionate professionals.PET HEALTH CARE AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINEAt Malta Animal Hospital, our efforts in internal medicine are threefold:To prevent diseases in healthy pets;To accurately diagnose ailing pets; andTo provide treatments that will cure or control disease and minimize suffering.Preventing disease at every age for every pet is the ultimate goal. When pets do become...

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12 JulFlea, Tick & Parasite Prevention

When it comes to parasites, Malta Animal Hospital recommends preventing infestations to avoid treatment of pets, family members, and the entire household. Treatment options may be annoying and costly, and repeated parasite infestations can cause your pet untold discomfort and long-term negative health issues.EXTERNAL PARASITESFleas, ticks, and mites love the environment your pet offers as a temporary home and food source. Identifying them early and treating them with appropriate medications is essential.A pet that demonstrates excessive scratching, rubbing, or biting can be signaling an external parasite problem. Itching and discomfort are only the tip of the iceberg, however. Flea bites...

Parasites

12 JulDermatology & Allergy Testing

The overall health of your pet is dependent upon proper skin care, as well as the accurate diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions and diseases. Malta Animal Hospital is very successful in diagnosing and treating skin diseases, conditions, and allergies that too commonly plague pets in our area.Our team is skilled, patient, and thorough in assessment and testing. Our extensive experience and positive results make us the logical choice for owners struggling with pet skin conditions.TREATING SKIN PROBLEMS AND ALLERGIESWe treat a wide variety of dermatological issues in pets, from parasite problems to allergies. Common skin problems include:Allergies — Itchy pets...

Cancer Diagnosis

12 JulCancer Diagnosis & Treatment

Cancer can be a scary diagnosis for any pet owner. At Malta Animal Hospital, we offer cancer diagnostics with both laboratory and imaging technology and a variety of treatment options for pet patients.DOG AND CAT CANCER TREATMENTToday, cancer is very treatable and the most curable of all the chronic diseases in pets. There are many kinds of advanced treatments available to our patients, with new therapies being developed all the time.Dogs and cats respond quite well to cancer treatment without the many side effects we see in human patients. There is every hope that, when caught early, your pet will...