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Veterinary Internal Medicine

Our board-certified veterinary internal medicine specialist at Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists + Animal Emergency provides specialized care for sick pets referred to us by their regular veterinarians.

Please Note: A referral and medical records including diagnostic tests are required from your primary care veterinarian before making an internal medicine appointment with one of our specialists.

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Internal Medicine for Cats & Dogs, Lexington Veterinarian

Our Veterinary Internal Medicine Services

A cat and dog internal medicine specialist is skilled in the safe and compassionate diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the immune, cardiovascular, pulmonary, urinary, gastrointestinal, and endocrine systems.

If your pet has symptoms or an illness that your family veterinarian cannot diagnose or treat, they can be referred to an internal medicine specialist for more advanced care.

We emphasize a comprehensive, team approach to our cases at Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists + Animal Emergency in Lexington and work not only with your veterinarian but also with other specialists to ensure the best care for our patients.

Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialists

A specialist in veterinary internal medicine has completed additional training in internal medicine, including a one-year internship and a three-year residency following graduation from veterinary school.

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Treating Disease in Pets

After a referral from your primary care vet, an internal medicine specialist will complete a thorough physical exam of your pet to formulate a diagnostic plan and create a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your pet’s needs.

Commonly referred conditions include:

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Cushing’s Disease
  • Renal Failure
  • Infectious Diseases

Internal Medicine for Cats & Dogs, Lexington Veterinarian

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Specialty & Emergency Care

Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists + Animal Emergency is open 24/7 for emergencies and is accepting patients for specialty appointments. Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Lexington companion animals. 

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