Pet Internal Medicine at Saint Francis Animal Hospital in Little River, SC

Pet internal medicine is a vital aspect of the comprehensive veterinary care provided at Saint Francis Animal Hospital in Little River, SC. This field of veterinary medicine focuses on diagnosing and managing a variety of internal health issues in pets.

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Understanding Pet Internal Medicine

Pet internal medicine encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting internal organs and systems. Our dedicated team of veterinarians at Saint Francis Animal Hospital is committed to providing thorough assessments and personalized treatment plans for pets with internal health concerns.

The Role of Pet Internal Medicine in Veterinary Care

Pet internal medicine involves a meticulous diagnostic approach to identify and understand internal health issues. Our veterinarians utilize advanced diagnostic tools and techniques to assess organ function and detect abnormalities.

Our Pet Internal Medicine Services

Gastrointestinal Medicine

Pets experiencing digestive issues or gastrointestinal disorders can benefit from specialized internal medicine services focused on the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.


Internal medicine plays a crucial role in addressing endocrine disorders, including diabetes, thyroid issues, and adrenal gland disorders, ensuring proper hormonal balance in pets.

Benefits of Pet Internal Medicine at Saint Francis Animal Hospital

Comprehensive Evaluations

Our veterinary team conducts comprehensive evaluations to understand the full scope of a pet’s internal health. This enables us to develop targeted and effective treatment plans.

Collaborative Approach

Pet internal medicine often involves collaboration between various veterinary specialists to ensure a holistic approach to your pet’s care. Our team works together to provide the best possible outcomes for your furry family member.

When Pet Internal Medicine is Necessary

Unexplained Weight Loss

If your pet is experiencing unexplained weight loss, internal medicine evaluations can help identify underlying issues such as digestive disorders or metabolic conditions.

Changes in Behavior or Appetite

Significant changes in your pet’s behavior or appetite may indicate internal health issues that require evaluation by our internal medicine team.