Cardiology (Heart)

Although heart problems are found more often in older pets, these conditions can affect pets at any age. Heart disease is usually a life-threatening condition, but early diagnosis and appropriate therapy can extend your pet’s life. If caught soon enough, some forms of heart disease can be cured.

Heart disease can lead to congestive heart failure (CHF), which occurs when the heart can no longer pump blood effectively. If an animal is suffering from CHF, fluid usually accumulates in and around the lungs and sometimes in the abdomen. Congenital heart disease (animals born with a heart problem), valvular heart disease (abnormalities of the heart valves), arrhythmias (rhythm disturbances), and heartworm disease can all lead to CHF.

Call us if your pet starts breathing rapidly or coughing, loses his or her appetite, tires easily, seems weak, or has trouble exercising. We can discover many heart problems during a physical exam. Additional tests, such as an electrocardiogram (ECG), radiographs (x-rays), and ultrasounds, are usually needed to accurately identify the cause of the heart disease or failure.

 

Doctors Appointment Hours

 

Monday: 9:30 am to 11:30 am

( illness and follow up appointments only)

Monday:  2:00 pm to 6:00 pm 

(wellness and vaccines)

 

Tuesday: Dental 8:30 am to 2:00 pm Only

 

Tuesday: Appointments 3:00 pm to 6:30pm

(wellness and vaccines)

 

Wednesday: We are closed for Surgery

 

Thursday: 9:00 am to 11:00 am

(illness and follow up)

Thursday: 1:30 to 6:15 pm

( wellness and vaccinces)

 

Friday: 9:00 am to 11:00 am

( illness and follow up appointments only)

Friday: 2:00pm to 4:30 pm

(wellness and vaccines)

 

Bussines Hours for medication and food pick up are as followed.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. 

Friday 9:00 -4:00pm

Pick up for Perscriptions or food is no longer same day you order.

Please ask what day medication will be ready to pick-up.

 

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

 

 

We all agree that our pets are family member(s).

When they need to see a doctor, we can’t rest until they have the care they deserve.

 

  Thank you,

   Dr. Royster

 


Haverford Animal Hospital

Our hours have changed and we request that if you are unable to keep your appointment that you call us with a 24 hour notice to avoid a fee of $25.00 and  that we can help other pets in need and give them that appointment.

We are grateful that you have chosen us for your pet care medical needs

 

Thank you