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We're pleased to offer the following services in our Salem Veterinary Clinic:


Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services:  Our hospital is equipped to provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to care for your pets' complete health care needs.

Surgical Services:  Our state-of-the-art surgical suite provides for the performance of a wide variety of surgical procedures.  As a less painful alternative for your pet, we offer optional laser surgery.  Call our office for more details!

Anesthesia:  We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety, especially for our older or high-risk patients.  Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all procedures.

Internal Medicine:  We offer Ultrasound and Endoscopic procedures for more complicated cases.

Radiology Services:  Our on-site, modern X-ray equipment provides high quality radiographs to aid in the quick diagnosis of many disorders.  We offer ultrasound using the most state-of-the-art equipment.  We utilize tele-medicine specialists for Radiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, and Neurology.

Electrocardiography Services:  We provide ECG services on-site as well as consultations with cardiology specialists.

Dentistry:  Our dental services include teeth cleaning and polishing, dental x-rays, tooth extractions, and minor oral surgery.

Laboratory Services:  Our in-house laboratory facilities provide for serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, and parasite testing.  We also utilize commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations.

Laser Therapy: We have a Class IV Deep Tissue Laser that provides a surgery free, drug free, noninvasive treatment to reduce pain, reduce inflammation and increase speed of healing. Laser therapy has been scientifically proven to be successful in treating post-surgical pain and many acute and chronic conditions such as: wounds, allergies, cuts, bites, post-surgical healing & pain relief as well as arthritis, and degenerative joint disease. Ask our veterinary staff for more details on the benefits of deep tissue laser therapy.

Permanent Identification:  We offer microchip identification through Home Again.  If your pet is already microchipped, we can still register you for the benefits of Home Again enrollments.

Pharmacy:  We maintain a complete inventory of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, shampoos, flea and tick control products and heartworm preventatives to meet the needs of your pet.  We also carry a full line of Purina prescription diets.  For your convenience, we now offer an online pharmacy.  You can order medications online and receive them right at your door!  Call our office for more information or check out the link for Vetsource on our home page!

Individualized Flea Control Programs:  We develop programs for the specific needs of your pet and your own particular environmental situation.  We will review with you, the best ways to control fleas in your house, in your yard, and on your pet.

Dietary Consultations:  We will provide guidance regarding your pet's nutritional needs for each life stage, including dietary requirements for growth, weight maintenance and performance.

Behavioral Counseling:  We can provide advice regarding the correction of problems such as excessive barking, chewing, spraying, scratching, digging, house soiling and aggression.

Boarding and Doggy Day Care Services:  We provide pet boarding and doggy day care as services to our clients.  All boarders and doggy day care attendees receive personal attention from our caring staff.  Wouldn't it be a relief to not worry about your pet while on vacation or at work?  Our staff is trained to watch for medical conditions and any medical needs are addressed by our veterinarians as needed.  Pets may be dropped off and picked up during our regular business hours. Pick up only on Sunday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

Bathing:  Routine and therapeutic bathing services are available.

Grooming:  We have an experienced Groomer on our staff, who is available for consult before we groom your pet.


Our appointment book is computerized which allows us to efficiently make appointments for you and your pet. Our receptionists and team will attempt to accommodate all requests to the best of our ability. Emergencies are accepted anytime our clinic is open. If you feel you have an emergency with your pet, please call us or come to the hospital immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a staff member can advise you on your particular emergency.

Emergency & Urgent Care

Our veterinarians and staff are trained and equipped to handle any urgent care your pet has. Usually an emergency team consists of at least one veterinarian and several technicians working together to save a pet's life. Emergencies can be things such as chemical poisoning, hit by car, and chocolate ingestion. If you ever feel that your pet needs emergency treatment do not hesitate to call or come in immediately. If possible it is best to call before coming in so that a team member can advise you on your particular emergency.

We are also available for urgent care when the condition is not life-threatening, but you feel your pet needs to be seen before you are able to get an appointment. Our veterinarians will work to "squeeze" you in between scheduled appointments. When you arrive, our receptionists will be able to give you an estimate on how long you may have to wait in order to be seen.

For after hour emergencies, please call our office at (540) 389-0219 for instructions or contact the following emergency facility:

Emergency Veterinary Services of Roanoke
4902 Frontage Road, NW
Roanoke, VA 24019
(540) 563-8575

Open Hospital

Animal Care Center of Salem operates an open hospital. This means that our team welcomes owners to visit our hospital and be with their animals during any medical procedure, whether a simple vaccination or a complex surgery.