COVID-19 UPDATES:

Our lobby is currently closed due to the continuing increase in COVID-19 cases in the State. We know that curbside service is not ideal, but for now, we must persist with curbside check in service only, we ask for your patience, and thank you for you understanding

Due to Covid-19 constraints, we are now referring all euthanasias to Lap of Love (801-396-0368, [email protected]) until further notice.

Due to Covid-19 staffing constraints, we are focusing on routine, preventative care. We are recommending referrals to our wonderful tertiary care facilities for sick and emergent pet workups until further notice.

Pet Medical Exams & Assessments

Union Park Veterinary Hospital Services

At UPVH, we believe annual wellness care is imperative to keeping your pet happy and healthy! Your pet’s health is important and preventive care is necessary.

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Medical Exams & Assessments At UPVH

The team at UPVH is pleased to offer the following Medical Exams & Assessments services.

Wellness & Vaccination Programs
During your annual physical exam, your veterinarian fully examines your pet and discusses vaccinations and ongoing wellness. Just like you do wellness visits with your doctor, it’s important that your pet does the same. During these visits, our team will spend time examining your pet from nose to tail.
Parasite Prevention and Treatment
You may not always be able to tell if your pet has parasites. Fleas can hide under your pet’s fur, and some ticks are very tiny (only the size of a pinhead), so they are very difficult to find. Intestinal parasites like roundworms can cause diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, and other problems, but some infected pets don’t show any signs at all.

Veterinary examinations and parasite testing are important ways to protect your pet’s health. Let our knowledgeable staff provide you with a comprehensive parasite control program. We can recommend a schedule for parasite testing, discuss what signs of parasites you can look for at home, review ways to control parasites in and around your home, discuss treatment options if your pet has parasites, and recommend ways to control and prevent parasites in the future.

Consultations
Work closely with your veterinarian to find the consultation service for you and your pet. We provide nutritional consults, cardiology and heart health consults, dermatology consults, and endocrinology and metabolic disorder consults.
Geriatric Care and Wellness Programs
To assist in maintaining a good quality of life as your cat or dog ages, our vets provide your senior pet with routine preventative care and early diagnosis throughout their golden years. Our veterinarians are here to help your geriatric pet maintain their optimal health by identifying and proactively treating health issues as they emerge and while they are at their most treatable before they become long-term problems.
Microchip
Microchips are tiny electronic devices, about the size of a grain of rice, that use radio waves to transmit identification information. Pet microchips store unique identification numbers that show once the chip is scanned. This number can be reported to the appropriate microchip company where the owners’ contact information is stored. Microchips are made of a material that is compatible with body tissues, so rejection and infection at the site of microchip injection are rare.
Diagnostic Laboratory Services
Our team of veterinarians and veterinary technicians use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to ensure your pet’s condition is accurately and confidently measured.
Digital Radiology

Radiology (x-rays) is routinely used to provide valuable information about a pet’s bones, gastrointestinal tract (stomach, intestines, colon), respiratory tract (lungs), heart, and genitourinary system (bladder, prostate). It can be used alone or in conjunction with other diagnostic tools to provide a list of possible causes for a pet’s condition, identify the exact cause of a problem or rule out possible problems.

Health Certificates
Our veterinarians that issue health certificates are licensed, USDA accredited. The document will include detailed information about your pet such as breed, age, microchip etc. It also certifies that your pet is apparently free of disease and lists all the vaccines your pet is up to date on. Many commercial airlines will require a pet health certificate (one for each pet) that is to be on flight. Airlines will vary with the time frame in which a health certificate needs to be obtained, so please check with the airline you are using early to ensure your trip will not be delayed. While you are in the planning stages of your trip it is important to check with the airlines to make sure if any other paperwork is needed, some will have their own forms in addition to a certificate of veterinary inspection.