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Mon/Wed: 8am to 6 pm
Tues/Thurs: 8am to 7 pm
Fri: 8am - 5 pm
Saturday: 8am to 1pm
Sunday: Closed
Closing 11 am Saturday, Oct 20.
1040 Fond du Lac Avenue
Kewaskum, WI 53040-9583
Phone: (262) 626-2380
FAX: (262) 626-8169
Email: kewaskumveterinary@gmail.com

Our Services

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Kewaskum Veterinary Clinic strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Kewaskum, WI and surrounding areas.

 

Wellness Exams:

  • New kitten and puppy – Adding a new addition to your family, our staff is prepared to help guide you with the advice on adjusting to the new environment, vaccination schedules, training, and many other questions that due arise. 
  • Adult – Preventative routine exams and vaccinations to keep your loved one healthy and like the new puppy/kitten that they feel they are.  
  • Geriatrics – Unlike humans our pets cannot voice their pain and symptoms as they have aged. During our senior years many pets can develop arthritis, kidney disease, diabetes, senility and cancer.   
  • Pre-surgical - Before any surgical procedure it is extremely important to have our patients get the clearance from our doctors, by performing an exam and complete blood count (CBC) and chemistry to ensure the patient has no underlying issues before surgery.

 

Boarding:

BOARDING REQUIREMENTS:  Pet must be current on Rabies, DHLPP (Distemper), Canine Influenza Vaccine (CIV) and Bordetella vaccinations prior to boarding.  They must have a current Heartworm Blood test and be on preventative and have a negative stool sample.

We have Kennels in varies sizes for $18 per night per feline and $20 per night per canine, and Suites (are the size of an exam room and some have windows) are $35 per night per pet. You may drop off for boarding as early as 8 a.m. on the day you have requested your reservations for. If you are unable to pick up during normal business hours, we do offer pick times when our staff are on the premise taking care of the animals, and will call you to let you know the window for pick-up.

You will be charged your hotel fees for your first day of stay no matter what time you do decide to drop off for your reservation. If you pick up before 10 A.M. on your departure date you will not be charged for that day of stay.

  • Daycare – Does your little one need a little time to socialize with others, we offer daycare during our business hours to patients and lots of love throughout the day by our staff.
  • Boarding - We offer a variety of boarding options including suite or kennel boarding.  All pets are cared for by our pet loving and knowledgeable staff.  They are well trained and can alert one of the veterinarians on staff if a medical issue should arise during your pets stay.
    • We have a cmmon outdoor play area where your pet can make new friends.  Our suite barding allows for multiple pet families to vacation together in the same room.
  • Rabies Quarantine Facility – In the unfortunate event if you pet does need to be quarantined, we are a legally recognized quarantine facility offering continual monitoring, the required 3 exams and vaccinations upon completion of the quarantine.

 

Diagnostic Imaging

  • Radiographs- a non-evasive procedure to detect the bones and organs for their size, shape and positions in the patient.
  • Ultrasound - a non-invasive procedure to detect assist our doctors to evaluate the internal organs – it can also assist the doctor to see inside the organ also.
    • Bth procedures are useful in many ways to assist in evaluating abdominal evaluations for symptoms such as; diarrhea, straining to urinate, blood in the urine, vomiting, obstructions, and potential abnormalities.

 

Hospitalization

Pre-surgical instructions: No food is allowed after 9 P.M. the day before the surgical procedure, but your pet may have water freely up to the morning of the procedure. Make sure during your pets’ pre-surgical exam you discuss which medications you should or should not administer the morning of the procedure. Surgical drop off and check in is at 8 A.M. or the evening prior if the morning times do not work for you.

We offer the following types of surgical procedures:

  • Soft Tissue – soft tissue surgeries are any surgical procedure not involving bones and joints. These surgeries can range from a routine elective procedure; like a neuter, or to more complicated procedures that are intra-abdominal surgeries.
     
  • Dental Care – our furry friends need dental care annually to help prevent extractions later on. We clean their teeth, and if necessary, can perform extractions, remove growths, repair oral defects and fix jaw fractures. 
     
  • Orthopedic – We perform routine compound fractures, pinning, plating, and multiple fracture repairs. We also perform surgery to repair knee injuries, such as CCL – cranial cruciate ligament tears.

 

Laser Therapy

  • Laser therapy uses wavelengths to ease pain and inflammation and increase healing time in situations like arthritis, soft tissue and bone injuries, post-operative healing and skin trauma. Everyone is required to wear safety glasses (or Doggles) during the treatments.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hgIaqlpydNs 

 

Reproductive Services

  • C-Sections – A surgical procedure to assist the removal of puppies after a labor has lasted too long and placed both mom and puppies is distress.
  • Ultrasounds - this non-invasive procedure can confirm a pregnancy as soon as 28 days after breeding.
  • Assisted Whelping – Sometimes mothers need a bit of assistance during the difficult times during whelping and assisting the babies to come into the world safely.
  • Spay and neutering - Not wanting to breed your pet and have them live a longer and healthier life, we perform both surgical procedures to remove the reproductive organs from your pet. Many questions can be answered with a pre-surgical exam to consult the doctors.
  • Pregnancy testing - Pregnancy blood tests measure for the levels of a hormone called Relaxin. It can be detected in most mothers-to-be post breeding and remains elevated during pregnancy then rapidly declines after pregnancy.  
  • Brucellosis testing – Brucellosis is a contagious disease that is caused by the bactrium Brucella canis. It is one of many causing that lead to infertility and affects all breeds and can be transmitted to humans.
  • Pregnancy Planning – A general physical examination is preformed to assist in determining when the mother-to-be will be in her ovulation timing, and her breeding window to help ensure achieving or maintaining a successful pregnancy.
  • Artificial insemination - Is an assisted reproductive technique that addresses mothers-to-be inability or unwillingness to breed naturally or achieving or maintaining successful pregnancies.
  • Semen collection and evaluation- Semen collected from male dogs for the purposes of artificial insemination, cryopreservation or diagnosis, to help in successful breeding. 

 

In-House Diagnostic Laboratory

  • Heartworm and tick screening - Routine annual screening for heartworm is important to your pet's health and needs to be completed prior to administering of heartworm prescribed medications; otherwise it can be detrimental to your pet's health.
  • Blood screening – Blood tests help determine many illnesses accurately, safely and quickly; as well as, monitor continual progress of medication and conditions.
  • Routine testing (urine and fecal) - Unfortunately our pets can get regular or random Urinary Tract Infections and will need diagnosing, our staff can perform this in-house for a faster result and treatment plan. Many pets that frequent social places are exposed to internal parasites that contagious, so routine screening and prevention is important for diagnosing and treatment.
  • Fungal screening - While not as common as bacteria and virus infections, fungal infections can cause many problems for our furry friends. Ringworm, yeast and systemic fungal infections all need the correct diagnosis for the best treatment plan and medications to be administered to help your pet not be so uncomfortable.

 

Nutritional Services 

  • Weight consultation – An estimated 45% of all U.S pets are classified as overweight or obese. Obesity prevention is important to your pet's longevity and prevent serious conditions like: arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, impaired reproductive risks and higher chances chronic conditions. Our doctors can help provide consultation on optimal weights and a weight loss treatment plan.
  • Nutritional consultation - We offer Stanard Process nutritional supplements for our patients to assist with whole food based nutritional support.
  • Prescription Diets – partnership with Royal Canin, Chicken Soup and iVet to meet our patients' unique dietary needs.

 

Cremation/ Euthanasia Services

We partner with Midwest Cremation Services to offer our patients a respectful and proper end of life service. Parents can request touring the facility, a funeral service and attendance during the cremation if they would like.

https://mcsofwi.com/pet-cremation/

 

Surgical Procedures

Pre-surgical instructions: No food is allowed after 9 P.M. the day before the surgical procedure, but your pet may have water freely up to the morning of the procedure. Make sure during your pets’ pre-surgical exam you discuss which medications you should or should not administer the morning of the procedure. Surgical drop off and check in is at 8 A.M. or the evening prior if the morning times do not work for you.  

We offer the following types of surgical procedures:

  • Soft Tissue – soft tissue surgeries are any surgical procedure not involving bones and joints. These surgeries can range from a routine elective procedure; like a neuter, or to more complicated procedures that are intra-abdominal surgeries. 
     
  • Dental Care – our furry friends need dental care annually to help prevent extractions later on. We clean their teeth, and if necessary, can perform extractions, remove growths, repair oral defects and fix jaw fractures.
     
  • Orthopedic – We perform routine compound fractures, pinning, plating, and multiple fracture repairs. We also perform surgery to repair knee injuries, such as CCL – cranial cruciate ligament tears. 

 

HOURS BY APPOINTMENT:

1040 FOND DU LAC AVENUE
KEWASKUM, WI 53040-9583
Phone: (262) 626-2380


For after hour emergencies, Monday thru Friday, please call our office at 262-626-2380.  On Friday (after hours) through Sunday, please call Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, which is located in Port Washington at 262-268-7800.