Quality Care for Large Animals
As a farmer or producer, you need to ensure your large animals and livestock are healthy — and that profits remain stable.
Our experienced exotic vets at South Salem Animal Hospital are here to help by providing both ambulatory and in-house services.
Ambulatory services range from routine vaccinations and pre-purchase examinations to correcting reproductive issues, lameness exams and minor surgeries for cattle and horses in addition to sheep, goats and pigs.
We also offer a diverse selection of in-house services and 24-hour emergency care. Please contact us with any questions about your specific circumstances or to book an appointment.
Experience in Large Animal Care
Our large animal vets in South Salem provide compassionate care, with an eye on health and safety for both animals and their caretakers, who range from breeders to producers and farmers.
Our services for large animals include:
- Routine exams
- Routine vaccines to vaccinate herds against disease (W Nile EWT + Flu/Rhino, Strangles, & Rabies)
- Treatment for injuries
- Pregnancy checks
- Health certificates
We also offer the latest state-of-the-art equipment in equine dentistry, including devices to remove minor bone spurs, place bit seats and perform Performance Floating.
Whether you need to visit our vets or have them come to you, we are always here to provide guidance, advice and effective diagnostics and treatment.
FAQs about Large Animal Services
- Which animals do you specialize in treating?
We specialize in treating small pigs and occasionally goats.
- What can I expect at an appointment for my large animal?
When we examine your large animal during a routine exam, we will check your animal's overall health. A full physical examination will be performed and appropriate preventive care recommended. We'll also take time to answer any questions you may have regarding your pet to help ensure their health and longevity.
- Do you make farm calls?
Yes. We make farm calls for emergencies as well as routine health and reproductive issues such as...
- Can you assist with reproductive health needs?
Yes. We are trained in identifying, monitoring and managing reproductive health needs such as...
- Are you able to perform surgery?
- Will my animal need anesthesia? Is your staff trained to administer anesthesia to large animals?
Your large animal's anesthetic needs will change based on its size, breed and the surgical procedure being performed. Your veterinarian is experienced in administering anesthetics for large animals.
We can advise you how much your animal will need depending on its circumstances and will have you sign a consent form before administering any anesthetic.
- How long before I can have my animal return to its regular routine?
Depending on your animal's specific circumstances surrounding a surgical procedure or health requirements, your veterinarian will advise when you can return your animal to its regular routine.