Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Laser Therapy for Dogs

Laser therapy is a newer therapy offered primarily for recovery from an injury or trauma. Infrared light is used in multiple radiances to treat a wide variety of inflammatory issues, acute or chronic injuries, and reduce pain.

What is therapeutic laser therapy for dogs and what are the benefits?

The laser is an infrared light that runs at various frequencies and enters bodily tissues at different depths. Using infrared light helps increase circulation, cellular metabolism, and decreased pain. Using a laser to aid cellular repair helps the site of the injury recover from whatever trauma occurred.

Are lasers dangerous for dogs and are there any side effects?

Our in-house laser is not used in any cases that could potentially be worsened by therapy. The prescribed laser treatments are for patients with injuries that have been researched by the laser manufacturer or other sources. If your veterinarian is unsure if the laser is safe to use in your pet’s case, they can contact one of the laser representatives and discuss the case, prior to laser therapy.

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Last updated: May 29, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Mill Bay Veterinary Hospital