4176 Meridian Street

Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 758-2200

24/7 Emergency Care​

Internal Medicine

Our Internal Medicine Offerings

We take great pride in offering exceptional veterinary internal medicine services to cat and dog owners, as well as primary care veterinarians, in the Bellingham area and beyond, all the way to Seattle. From complex cases of gastrointestinal disorders, kidney disease, and various infectious diseases to challenging cases of liver disease, heart conditions, and hematological disorders, our veterinarian is equipped with the knowledge and advanced diagnostic tools necessary to provide comprehensive and advanced treatments to your pet. Trust us to be there for you and your pets, because moments matter, and we strive to make each one count.

Common Cat & Dog Conditions Treated:

Endocrine Diseases (Medical conditions that affect hormone production and regulation in the body):
– Diabetes mellitus
– Cushing’s disease
– Addison’s disease
– Hyperthyroidism
– Hypothyroidism
– Hyperparathyroidism
– Hypoparathyroidism
– Hypoglycemia

Gastrointestinal Diseases (Disorders that affect the digestive system):
– Inflammatory bowel disease
– Chronic vomiting or diarrhea
– Esophageal and gastric foreign bodies
– Gastrointestinal neoplasia
– Pancreatitis
– Renal and Urogenital Diseases:
– Acute and chronic kidney disease
– Urinary incontinence or obstruction
– Urinary tract infections
– Glomerulonephritis

Hepatic and Biliary Diseases (A range of conditions affecting the liver and gallbladder):
– Lipidosis
– Acute hepatitis/hepatocellular necrosis
– Cholangiohepatitis
– Biliary obstruction
– Hepatic encephalopathy
– Chronic active hepatitis
– Immune-Mediated and Hematologic Diseases:
– Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA)
– Immune-mediated thrombocytopenia (ITP)
– Evan’s syndrome
– Polyarthritis

Infectious Diseases (Illnessses caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites):
– Ehrlichiosis
– Lyme disease
– Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP)
– Fungal infections
– Leptospirosis

Cardiovascular Diseases (A range of conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels):
– Congestive heart failure
– Pericardial effusion
– Hypertension
– Pleural effusion

Respiratory Diseases (Conditions that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, throat, lungs, and airways):
– Rhinitis
– Nasopharyngeal polyps
– Bronchitis
– Pneumonia
– Asthma

Other Conditions:
– Refractory diabetes
– Blood disorders
– Infections
– Digestive tract problems
– Hormone/endocrine or immune disorders
– Diseases of the kidney, liver, gallbladder, lungs, urinary or reproductive tracts

Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment Procedures Offered for Pets:

– Comprehensive physical examinations
– Advanced laboratory testing of various tissue and blood samples
Diagnostic imaging using ultrasound and radiographs
– Endoscopy with high-resolution video for upper GI (Gastroduodenoscopy), lower GI (Colonoscopy)
– Foreign body retrieval
– Biopsies of masses and internal organs
– Bone marrow aspirates and biopsies
– Placement of feeding tubes including E-tubes, PEG tubes, and J-PEG tubes
– Nutritional consultations
– Feeding tube placements
– Stricture dilation

Contact BBVSH Bellingham
Please fill in your contact details and a message below. We’ll be sure to contact you within the next business day.
Alternately, call (360) 982-0166, fax 1 (888) 867-6928 or email bellingham@bbvsh.com

If you have an emergency, please call 360-758-2200.