Veterinary Services

SVS is committed to remain on the forefront of veterinary medicine by continually integrating treatments and procedures that can increase longevity and improve the quality of life for our patients.  Our doctors are in close collaboration with both human and veterinary teaching and research facilities throughout the U.S. to provide integrated programs of patient care and education.  Examples of services offered at SVS include ventilatory support for critical patients, endoscopy, brain and spinal neurosurgery, minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy/thoracoscopy), Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO), advanced soft tissue and oncological surgery, exotic animal surgery and more.  SVS also supports and has close working relationships with physical therapy and rehabilitation medicine veterinarians, as well as complementary medicine (acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine) practitioners.

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Cardiology

The Cardiology Service of Seattle Veterinary Specialists receives cases usually by referral for dogs and cats as well as other species including rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, horses, and more.

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Clinical Pathology

Pathology is the study of disease. Pathologists have been trained extensively in the study of disease. Veterinary clinical pathology involves interpretation of changes in a Complete Blood Count (CBC), blood biochemistry analytes, urine analysis, as well as microscopic evaluation of whole cells on slides, or cytology, the study of cells.

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Critical Care

Our specialists in emergency and critical care are available 7 days a week working alongside our Kirkland Emergency department.   Our critical care veterinarians provide expertise in treating life-threatening conditions and providing intensive supportive care.  Dr. Blackstock graduated with her DVM in 2006 from Colorado...

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Emergency

The Emergency and Critical Care department of Seattle Veterinary Specialists is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of medical care for the benefit of our patients, their families, and veterinarians 24-hours a day.

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Emergency Pet Transport

Our fully equipped transport pet transport vehicle may be of helpful service to you. It has monitoring and emergency treatment capabilities comparable to those in a veterinary clinic. It will be staffed by a certified veterinary technician and a veterinarian, as needed, who will be able to monitor and care for your sick or injured pet.

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Internal Medicine

Internal medicine encompasses a wide range of disorders, including hormonal diseases, immune disorders, some types of cancer, intestinal, urinary and respiratory diseases and is devoted to the long term care of its patients.

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Neurology & Neurosurgery

The Neurology Service at Seattle Veterinary Specialists provides diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the brain, spine, peripheral nerves and muscles.

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Oncology

The SVS Oncology service is a veterinary referral consultation practice. Our overall goal is to offer hope through the preservation, extension and improvement of quality of life in dogs and cats with cancer.

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Pet Dental Services

Our three board certified veterinary dental specialists will continue to work towards an environment that helps minimize stress for both their clients and their pets. The new dental suite and dental operatory is equipped with state-of-the-art dental, anesthesia, and monitoring equipment.

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Radiology

The radiology department aids in diagnosing the underlying etiologies for presenting clinical signs utilizing modalities associated with diagnostic imaging.

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Surgery

The SVS surgery caseload encompasses patients with a wide range of orthopedic, oncologic (cancer), and soft tissue disease conditions.

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