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Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Illnesses

Endocrine

Veterinary endocrinology includes the investigation and management of complex or challenging endocrine cases such as diabetes, hyperadrenocorticism, hyper- or hypoparathyroidism, and more.

Auto-Immune

An autoimmune disease is a condition when the pet’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells. Pets can suffer from autoimmune diseases such as lupus and Autoimmune Skin Disease.

Cancer

We do not perform chemotherapy but are able to refer your patient to a specialty facility, Puget Sound Veterinary Specialists, and ensure that all symptoms are addressed such as (but not limited to) pain, inappetence or GI upset. Puget Sound was founded to offer a beacon of hope to both animals and their caregivers and strive to provide the highest quality medical care including Oncology services.

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Chronic Illnesses

A chronic condition is an ongoing injury or illness that can last a lifetime. Some chronic illnesses in cats include kidney disease, hyperthyroidism, and lymphoma. Common chronic illnesses in dogs include allergies, cranial cruciate ligament tear, and arthritis.

Organ Failure

Organ failure is life-threatening and the signs can vary. Some symptoms to look out for include lethargy, significant weight loss, pale gums, breath that smells like chemicals, significant decrease in appetite, and vomiting.

GI

Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases affect a pet’s stomach and intestines, resulting in pain and other problems. Any issue that reduces the digestion or absorption of food can be called a digestive disorder.