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Specialty Vet Care at BluePearl in Chesterfield, MO

When your pet needs referral-based specialty care, you can trust the expert specialty clinicians at BluePearl Pet Hospital in Chesterfield. We focus exclusively on advanced veterinary care in the specialties of Ophthalmology, Oncology and Avian and Exotics Medicine.

About Veterinary Ophthalmology at BluePearl in ChesterfieldCorneal Ulcers In Dogs

Our veterinary ophthalmologists treat eye conditions in pets that affect their view of the world. We use special tools to examine your pet’s eyes and diagnose any condition that may obstruct vision or cause pain. In collaboration with your pet’s primary veterinarian, we discuss potential treatment options for your pet – with the goal of providing the best vision and quality of life possible.

We treat a wide range of conditions that affect the eye, including:

Learn more about the veterinary ophthalmologists at BluePearl Pet Hospital in Chesterfield.

About Avian and Exotics Medicine at BluePearl in ChesterfieldVet listens to bird's heartbeat with stethoscope.

At BluePearl Pet Hospital in Chesterfield, we treat a range of conditions in birds, reptiles and other exotic animals. Led by Dr. Michelle Whitehead, our avian & exotics team is experienced in treating virtually every type of pet, including:

  • Pet birds and backyard poultry, such as Amazons, cockatiels, macaws, cockatoos, conures, canaries, doves, finches, chickens, ducks and geese
  • Reptiles and amphibians, including turtles, tortoises, iguanas, bearded dragons, monitors, tegus, chameleons, geckos, snakes, frogs and toads
  • Fish like goldfish, puffer fish, and koi
  • Small exotic mammals including rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, degus, rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters, ferrets, hedgehogs and sugar gliders
  • Other exotic pets such as pot-bellied pigs, exotic cats (ex: servals, caracals, savannah cats), marsupials (ex: kangaroos, wallabies), and New World primates (ex: marmosets, tamarins, squirrel monkeys)

Dr. Whitehead and her team diagnose and treat a variety of medical issues that affect birds and exotic pets, including dental disease, gastrointestinal disorders, reproductive complications and more.

View Dr. Whitehead’s full bio to learn more about how she diagnoses, treats and provides lifelong care for pets.

About Veterinary Oncology at BluePearl in Chesterfield

The veterinary oncology team at BluePearl Pet Hospital in Chesterfield provides compassionate care for pets with cancer. From initial diagnosis to ongoing care, we take the time to understand your unique relationship with your pet and education you about your pet’s specific condition.

Led by a board-certified veterinary oncologist with extensive experience treating cancer in pets, our service offers many cancer treatment options, including chemotherapy, surgery and palliative care. We work closely with you, your pet’s primary veterinarian and other specialists to develop a personalized treatment plan with quality of life as the focus. Conditions we commonly treat include:

  • Bone cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Lymph system cancers
  • Skin cancer
  • Soft tissue cancer
  • Thyroid cancers
  • Tumors

Compassionate Treatment

Our team respects the close bond you share with your pet. We treat each pet we see as if they are our own – with compassion, kindness and love.

From initial diagnosis to ongoing treatment, we provide a personalized experience that focuses on your pet’s specific medical needs. We work closely with your pet’s primary veterinarian to understand your pet’s medical history, and create a plan that focuses on your pet’s lifelong health and happiness.

When your pet is seen by our specialty clinicians, you can expect a detailed consultation and the opportunity to answer any questions you may have.