Veterinary Care ServicesOur veterinarians are available to examine, diagnose, and treat a wide array of problems for many pets. See our service options below.
If you're pet is having an emergency, click here!
Our veterinarians, technicians, and staff are available during business hours to help you get your pet the medical attention it needs. We can accommodate same-day appointments in most cases, depending on the urgency of the situation. Our family of seasoned staff are here to help.
For after hours care, please contact the Fredricksburg Regional Emergency and Referral Center to get directed to the nearest available animal care center.
Consider the Symptoms
If you suspect your pet is undergoing an emergency, consider their visible symptoms.
Observe: Is your pet acting unusual, or doing something out of the ordinary?
Orient: Focus in on the primary symptom(s)
Decide: Contact us or an emergency clinic for assistance!
Act: After speaking with our staff, follow our timely triage process and recommendations to get your pet the care it needs.
If your pet is experiencing any of the symptoms from this list, they should be treated immediately.
- Pale gums
- Rapid breathing
- Weak or rapid pulse
- Change in body temperature
- Difficulty standing
- Loss of consciousness or Seizures
- Excessive bleeding, vomiting, or diarrhea
- Inability to urinate or defecate
In some cases, it may be recommended that your pet is transferred to an emergency center based on the severity of their condition. No matter what, we can assist you in getting the proper care for your pet.
Veterinary Care for Dogs and Cats
Annual Physical Exams, Checkups, Vaccines, and Preventive Wellness Care
Preventive Wellness Care
Keep your pet in peak health with our health screenings for cats and dogs. Every animal is different, and your cat or dog’s visit will be tailored to suit its lifestyle, health history, and any special needs. Screenings may include a physical examination, tests, and relevant vaccines. Also, our veterinarians and technicians will provide you with nutritional and behavioral advice.
For Canines, or Dogs
For Felines, or Cats
Veterinary Care for Small Mammals
- Small rodents, like mice and rats
- Guinea pigs
- Sugar gliders.
Our care options vary depending on the species, but we ensure each client receives attention that is appropriate for its nutrition, lifestyle, age, and special needs. Please contact us to discuss the right options for your pet.
Surgical & Specialty Procedures
Whether your cat needs its teeth cleaned, your puppy is ready to be spayed, or your pet needs special care beyond regular wellness checks, Gayton Animal Hospital has you covered. As a full-service veterinary clinic, we are equipped for nearly any surgical, medical, or dental need. We also have state-of-the-art imaging technology to help us discover, diagnose, and understand more complex conditions during the triage process.
If your pet’s medical care requires it to spend the night, you can rest easy! Gayton Animal Hospital’s pet boarding is comfortable, quiet, and cozy, for those pets that need extra recovery time or extended monitoring.
Pet Laser Surgery
- Ultrasonic cleaning
- Tooth extractions, if needed
Digital Radiology (X-Ray)
Visit Us or Talk to Our Team
Phone, email, hours, tours, directions and forms
Use our convenient appointment request form to book online