Our goal is to be your go-to for veterinary services, owing to our dedication, quality of services, staff, and competitive pricing. We continue to work closely with the top specialists in their fields for all our referrals.
We strive to do all we can to ensure that your pet receives the best care possible, no matter what their health issue is.
- Spay And Neuter
- Wellness Exams
- Nutritional Counseling
- Behavior Management
- Parasite Prevention
- Onsite Diagnostics
- Special Care & Hospitalization
If you are in need of emergency services for your pets outside our normal business hours, please look below.
Oral hygiene is just as important for your furry little one as it is for humans! Dental disease is a leading cause of kidney and heart disease in both cats and dogs. The bacteria from bleeding gums and abscessed teeth can get into your pet’s bloodstream and cause damage to their kidneys, hearts, and other organs.
This is why dental inspection is part of your pet’s annual visit and why, if there are any signs of trouble, we recommend cleanings. Research has shown that pets whose teeth are cleaned regularly live an average of 2 years longer.
When serious dental work is performed, we will discuss any other recommendations in our pre-op meeting. These may include a pre-op blood work, or heartworm test. If it is necessary, like in cases of tooth extractions, pain medications will be sent home, along with antibiotics if they have not already been given.
Our St. Clair clinic provides quality surgical services for cats and dogs. Spay and neuter services are offered Monday through Friday. We also perform laceration repairs, abdominal exploratory procedures, mass removals, C-sections, and other surgeries on a weekly basis. Our staff will walk you through not just surgical options and the full procedure, but any pre and/or post-op care instructions.
If you would like, we offer FELV/FIV and heartworm testing, as well as flea, tick, and heartworm prevention, and vaccination services at the time of surgery.
If you would like to schedule a procedure for you cat or dog, please call the clinic to set the appointment. Please drop your pet off the evening before, or morning of, their appointment.
If you desire, any surgical patient may stay the night at the clinic for no extra charge.
At St. Clair Veterinary Clinic in Scottsburg, IN, we are proud to be on the cutting edge of medical technology. Radiology is a technique and diagnostic tool that we use to look inside the body in an entirely non-invasive way. X-rays allow us to create images of all the body's organs.
Spay And Neuter
Spaying and neutering are important and necessary medical procedures that enhance the quality of your pets' life. Not only does spaying and neutering have positive effects on your pets' health, it's also vital to controlling the homeless pet population.
Every year, thousands and thousands of pets go missing. Not knowing where your pet is or how to bring them back can be a helpless, hopeless feeling. It's a tragedy that happens all too often. But there is a simple, safe, and effective way to ensure your pet's safety and retrieval should they ever become lost.
At St. Clair Veterinary Clinic in Scottsburg, IN, we believe that one of the most important aspects of caring for your pet's health is vaccinating him or her against possible diseases. There are a variety of diseases which affect our pets, and other animals, so proper vaccination is vital to protecting them from many types of illnesses.
Our clinic has the ability to see appointments for a wide variety of medical issues in dogs and cats. Skin irritations, endocrine problems, ear infections, allergies, respiratory infections, and heart problems are just a few of the conditions that we evaluate on a daily basis. We also provide counseling for new pet and puppy owners. We then follow your pet through the changes in their life, and adjust to their needs of your pet accordingly. When your pet becomes a senior around the age of seven, we start recommending yearly blood work to check kidney and liver function to further assess your pet’s health. We also talk about diet changes and the care needed specifically for senior pets and if a specialist is needed, we offer referrals.
Starting at the beginning of your new fur baby’s life through their final days, we will be there for you and them. We offer new pet and puppy counseling to help you acclimate to caring for your new pet, and to help your pet acclimate to you. From there, we follow them and adjust our care according to their specific needs. Around age seven, when your pet becomes a senior, we begin to recommend yearly blood work to check liver and kidney functions. We also discuss diet and care changes in order to ensure that your pet is as healthy as possible far into old age. In addition, we offer weight counseling services at any age.
Our staff and doctors are highly trained and equipped to handle acute illnesses as well as trauma and emergency visits. If ever there is an issue that we cannot treat, we can provide referrals to specialists.
Obesity is a common problem among pets, as it can be easy to overfeed a cute dog or cat that knows how to beg. Being overweight is a serious problem for animals, and can cause real health problems. With proper diet and exercise, all pets should be able to meet their dietary needs and stay within a healthy weight range.
Pets with behavioral problems can often pose a frustrating challenge for pet owners. However, through behavioral consultations we can HELP correct unwanted behaviors and enrich both your life and your pets' life, and IF a specialist is needed, we offer referrals, please contact us today at (812) 752-2753.
The idea of your pet being infested with parasites is a disturbing thought, but it's also a medical issue that can have serious consequences if not properly dealt with or prevented. Parasites pose a variety of health issues for our pets, who can be very susceptible to certain parasites depending on age, region, and other factors.
Ultrasound uses sound waves to offer a non-invasive, painless, and radiation-free method of imaging your pets' internal organs. Providing this service is one of the many ways that we show how dedicated we are to providing your pet with the best care possible.
Our clinic also has an in-house lab where we can run general blood work before surgery or on a sick patient to determine if there are kidney, liver, blood sugar, or blood cell problems. This information helps our doctors decide where problems could be occurring and what would be the next step to take in your pets care. Our clinic can also take radiographs of animals to have a look inside. We can see many types of tumors, stones in the bladder, heart enlargement and many other abnormalities. We can check a fecal to look for parasites and urine to check for infection and other urinary issues. We run heartworm, tick borne disease, and Felv/Fiv tests on a daily basis as part of our recommended routine yearly screening for your pets.
We also use a send out lab on some of our routine blood work for senior pets and pets on prescription medications. We can often get more information at a cheaper price by sending these to an outside lab.
Most results are back the next day and a staff member calls you with those results and any recommendations our doctors make.
Whether you’re going away for one night or longer, our boarding facility can take care of your pet.
Our Facility can fill up fast, especially around the holidays and school breaks, so be sure to call early to ensure your pet’s spot.
We require all boarded pets to be current on their yearly vaccinations 2 weeks prior to boarding.
Our vaccination requirements are:
- CANINE FLU H3N8N2
Pets that have fleas present will be treated upon arrival for boarding.
We have most of the medications your pet needs right here at our facility. Our pharmacy includes heartworm preventions such as Interceptor Plus, Simparica Trio, and Advantage Multi. Flea and Tick medications include Nexgard, Frontline Gold, Capstar, and Seresto collars. Our staff and doctors strive to help you determine what the best preventions will be for your pets and your environment.
We carry many common antibiotics including Convenia, a 2 week injectable antibiotic for those pets that won’t take pills. We also carry many ear, eye and skin medications for those pets with allergies, infections or conditions affecting these areas. If you have an older pet that needs arthritis medications we can help. Our doctors can decide what will be best for your pets in this area from glucosamine to anti-inflammatories.
With all our medications our doctors have the experience and knowledge to best choose the prescriptions to fit your pets needs and then can recommend the proper monitoring of these medications with routine blood work.
Special Care & Hospitalization
When our pets get sick, it is scary. They become members of our family, our children. If your little one is sick, we will get them worked into our schedule are soon as possible. We strive to work with our clients to get sick pets, and those with emergent needs, seen as quickly as we can.
If your pet needs overnight hospitalization, we can offer it. However, we do not have an overnight staff member. If your pet needs 24 hour a day monitoring, we can refer you to 24-hour emergency centers in Indianapolis or Louisville.
For those clients who are unable to stay with their pets during appointments, drop off service is available at no extra charge. We will review the procedures with you and, after the procedures are complete, offer diagnostic and treatment information over the phone. When you pick up your pet, we will have everything you need, ready to go. We will also go over anything we discovered during your little one’s visit.
We have digital radiography, which is far less stressful to your pet by allowing for fewer retakes. It also enables us to send a disc of the images to a referral clinic. We are also able to send the images directly to a board-certified radiologist, allowing for a more definitive diagnosis.
There is a fee for the radiologist service.