Medical Services

If your pet requires medical attention or preventive health care, we will do everything we can to earn your trust, allowing us to serve you and your beloved four-legged family member. Utilizing our modern facilities our knowledgeable doctors and staff are well equipped to handle a wide variety of medical conditions, ranging from a torn toenail to an emergency cesarean section, and everything in between and beyond. Since we perform many diagnostic procedures in-house, we can often give you prompt results and answers to what the problem is and start treating your pet without delay. However, in many cases, your pet may require further diagnostic tests and/or hospitalization for treatment. Please take a look at a brief detailed description of a few of the medical services we offer. Don’t hesitate to call us if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, (805) 984-9868.

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    Annual Physical Examination and Health Risk Assessment

    As you may well know, pets age much more rapidly (5-8 times) than humans. Examining them even just once a year is equivalent to you seeing your physician and/or dentist…

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    Chemotherapy and Cancer Treatment

    It comes as a surprise to many people that pets can get cancer, just like us. Unlike humans, where cardiovascular disease is the leading natural cause of death, cancer is…

  • Dentistry

    Dentistry

    Imagine what your mouth would feel like if you never brushed your teeth or went to the dentist for a cleaning. For many dogs and cats, this is a painful…

  • Radiology

    Radiology (X-rays)

    One of the diagnostic tools we use frequently when determining what may be wrong with your pet is radiology, which is when an X-ray beam is used to produce a…

  • Dermatology

    Dermatology (skin conditions)

    At Channel Islands Veterinary Hospital skin problems are, by far and above, one of the most common reasons we see dogs and cats. In many cases allergies are the primary…

  • Endoscopy

    Endoscopy

    Channel Islands Veterinary Hospital has been performing endoscopy in-house since 1989 and is one of only a few hospitals in the area that offers this specialized technology often found only…

  • Cardiology

    Cardiology (Heart)

    Heart (cardiovascular) disease is any condition of the heart or blood vessels that disrupts the normal function of the heart and/or blood vessels to deliver oxygenated blood to the body.…

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    Tonometry

    Tonometry is the measurement of pressure inside the eye and is performed with an instrument called a tonometer. Elevated pressures in the eye can result in glaucoma, which is an…

  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasonography (ultrasound)

    Ultrasonography (also called ultrasound or sonography) is a noninvasive, pain-free procedure that uses sound waves to examine your pet’s internal organs and other structures inside the body. It can be…

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    Diagnostic Assessment

    We begin by determining the reason for your current visit. We also need to obtain information about your pet’s past medical history, behavior, environment and nutrition, as well as addressing…