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Specialty Services


Echocardiography uses sound waves to safely image the heart valves, assess blood flow, determine the cause of heart murmurs and evaluate the strength and health of the heart muscles and it's chambers.  The information and measurements provided give the Cardiologist answers to you and your Veterinarian's concerns.

  • What is causing your pet's heart problem or concern?

  • If disease is present, what is the prognosis?

  • Are medications indicated?

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Orthopedic Surgery

Our veterinary surgeons are skilled at performing a wide range of orthopedic procedures, including:

  • Fracture repairs using bone plates

  • Surgical treatment of hip dysplasia

  • Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) repair in knees using MMP tibial advancement.  

  • Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) repear with TightRope Surgical Repair

  • Luxating patella

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PennHIP/OFA Screenings

There are many orthopedic disorders that can affect our pets, from hip and elbow dysplasia to luxating patella, also known as a dislocated kneecap. Since these disorders are more likely to appear in certain breeds, it’s important to screen your pet to make sure that he or she will not pass them down to future generations.

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Cruciate Ligament Repair

Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) disease is thought to be mostly a degenerative disease of the cruciate ligament in the dog, although traumatic rupture of the ligament can occur in some cases.

It is one of the most common orthopedic conditions encountered in dogs, with certain breeds (retrievers, Stafford bull terriers, mastiffs, etc.) being over-represented.

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Rehab Services

Therapeutic exercise/rehabilitation medicine Therapeutic exercise is the backbone or "the core" of any rehabilitation therapy program. It is used in conjunction with other modalities to foster a comfortable range of motion, to build and strengthen muscles, to improve balance and performance of daily activities, to promote weight loss, and to increase confidence.

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Veterinary Emergency Clinic & 24 Hour Animal Hospital Information

Emergency vet services are a fundamental cornerstone of our commitment to comprehensive pet care. Your pet isn't going to take "normal business hours" into consideration. Accidents do happen, and when disaster strikes, that is when you need a trained veterinary staff ready and able to help. So, we know that we've got to be ready. This is why you can always rely on our emergency vet care team to be here for you and your pet anytime day or night.

If you are experiencing a veterinary emergency after hours, please contact our Veterinary Emergency Clinic:

Standiford Veterinary Center 24 Hour Emergency
1520 Standiford Ave
Modesto, CA 95350

(209) 527–8844

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