We are a full-service specialty and emergency pet hospital, serving pets and their owners 365 days a year. We focus on emergency treatment and surgery services.
What do we mean by full-service? We will triage, diagnose and treat your pet using in-house diagnostics, such as x-ray, CT scan, ultrasound, endoscopy, digital radiography and laboratory tests. From snake bites to seizures, we’re equipped to take care of your pet’s emergency needs.
Types of specialties & services.
Each BluePearl pet hospital is unique. Our Augusta location offers these specialties and services provided by skilled, compassionate and dedicated professionals.
If you believe your pet is sick, hurt or in distress, we’re here to provide expert care. Our trained emergency clinicians are prepared to diagnose and treat urgent cases, including severely injured or critically ill pets. Common emergency cases we see include:
- Animal attacks
- Collapse episodes
- Difficulty breathing
- Difficulty urinating
- Hit-by-car accidents
- Ingestion of medications, poisons or objects
- Severe diarrhea
Through every step of your pet’s emergency care experience, we keep you and your pet’s primary veterinarian informed and involved.
BluePearl Augusta’s cardiology service is available one day a week, providing outpatient services. This service acts as an extension of your family veterinarian's practice, where our clinician provides diagnostics and guidance, but the primary management of the patient remains with your pet's primary care vet.
Disease groups and procedures well suited for outpatient cardiology include:
- Full cardiac ultrasounds
- 6 lead ECGs
- Doppler blood pressure
- Thoracocentesis, abdominocentesis, pericardiocentesis
- Newly diagnosed heart murmur or recent increase in murmur grade (1-6)
- Episodes of collapse or fainting
- Chronic coughing
- High or low blood pressure
- Diagnosed heart failure or heart disease
- Irregular heart rhythm
BluePearl Augusta’s internal medicine service is available one day a week, providing outpatient services. This service acts as an extension of your family veterinarian's practice, where our clinician provides diagnostics and guidance, but the primary management of the patient remains with your pet's primary care vet.
Disease groups well suited for outpatient internal medicine include:
- Liver enzyme elevations
- Kidney diseases, including proteinuria
- Cases that require upper GI endoscopy to get a diagnosis (such as IBD)
- Lower urinary tract disorders (i.e., prostate/bladder/urethra) that do not require scoping procedures
- Intestinal disorders
- Endocrine disorders
- Blood disorders that do not require bone marrow aspirate
- Abdominal and thoracic masses that need assessment and possible aspiration to help in clinical decision making
When your pet needs surgery, our veterinary surgery team is ready to provide the best possible care. Our hospital is equipped with advanced tools, technology and monitoring capabilities to provide sophisticated medical care and compassionate service during your pet’s time of need.
Surgery may be the best option for pets with:
- Chronic diseases like ear or respiratory tract infections
- Congenital conditions like dysplasia or heart defects
- Trauma or injuries, including fractures, ligament and tendon injuries
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Autologous Conditioned Plasma (ACP) Therapies
PRP/ACP is the process of concentrating a patient’s own platelets and growth factors and injecting them into a specific site to optimize healing.
PRP/ACP treatment may be beneficial for pets with:
- Torn tendons in knees, shoulders or elbows
- Joint inflammation
- Joint replacements
- Fused joints
Our team respects the close bond between pet owners and their pets and treats each with dignity, compassion and kindness.