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Welcome to Duluth Veterinary Hospital!

AAHA

We have been providing state of the art care for pets and their owners since the late 1940’s.  We are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), which designates higher standards in veterinary care.  Our mission is to provide personalized, high quality care for pets and their owners characterized by trust, respect, and compassion.  We strive continually to improve our care of pets and people through innovation, education, and teamwork.

Hospital Services

  • Routine Preventative Care & Surgery
  • LASER Surgery
  • Digital Radiology
  • Dentistry
  • Intensive care
  • Orthopedic and soft tissue surgery

 

Contact Us

Duluth Veterinary Hospital
2015 London Road
Duluth, MN  55812
Tel: (218) 728-3616

For daily general inquiries: info@duluthvet.com

Doctors email will be answered within 48-72 hours

Seasonal Topic

 

Spring is finally on its way!  Unfortunately, along with the emerging colors and plant growth, new hazards may also be making their appearance.  What do you need to be aware of to keep your pet safe?  Learn more about spring toxins here!

Featured Article

Lyme Disease

If you're a dog parent, chances are you've at least heard the term "Lyme disease." Transmitted to canines by the bite of a tick, Lyme disease is a bacterial-based illness that travels through the dog's bloodstream and usually centralizes in the joints. Although the deer tick is the most common carrier of the disease, other varieties of ticks can transmit it, too. SO BL LymeDisease01 MAR17 Canine ECC15316 FINAL

People are susceptible to Lyme disease, and, like dogs, they also contract it directly from tick bites. When a person is infected, one of the characteristic symptoms is a "bull's-eye" rash at the bite site, but since dogs do not develop this rash, infection may be hard to notice. However, many infected dogs do display generalized pain and sometimes stop eating. Some dog parents describe their pups as "walking on eggshells," limping from pain which may shift from one leg to another. Many dogs with Lyme disease will run a fever.

Like many conditions, Lyme disease is confirmed through blood tests. Once diagnosed, treatment is typically in the form of antibiotics and may be lengthy to completely kill the bacteria. You can help your dog avoid Lyme disease by keeping him on a continual flea and tick preventive--we'll be happy to recommend our favorite brand, which can be safely and easily administered by you at home. We can also discuss an annual vaccination for the disease after we assess your pup's particular lifestyle and risk.