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Sunset Pet Hospital

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8579 NW 186 Street
Hialeah, FL 33015
Phone: 1-305-816-9990
Fax: 305-816-9997

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DayOpenClosed
Monday9am6pm
Tuesday9am7pm
Wednesday9am6pm
Thursday9am6pm
Friday9am6pm
Saturday9am2pm
SundayClosed
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Physical exams are just as important for your pet as they are for you and me. They are probably even more important because your dog or cat can't tell you when they need to go to the doctor! There may be signs from your pet that they are sick, such as laziness, lack of appetite, change in demeanor, among others. If you notice these symptoms you should schedule an appointment with your vet. Even if your pet seems to be perfectly healthy, you should bring them in for a physical exam at least once a year, and more often if they are older. Your pet's exam will be very similar to a physical you would have, including checking:
Ears: The ears are checked for infections and also for parasites, as this is a common place for them to nest. 

Eyes: The eyes are checked for cataracts, retina disease, signs of glaucoma, and other abnormalities. These can all results in blindness, so it is important to check for them regularly. 

Mouth: Gum disease, lesions, tooth loss, and throat problems all affect dogs and cats. They could be signs of larger problems. Performing a full mouth examination allows us to diagnose any problems and take care of them before becoming serious. 

Internal Organs: The internal organs are examined to check that they are functioning properly. The abdominal area can be checked by hand for any growths or tumors. A stethoscope is used to make sure the lungs are functioning properly and are also used to check heart rate. An ultrasound can also be performed to provide a view of the organs to visually check for anything out of the ordinary. 

Skin and Coat: This is checked to make sure that there are no fleas, ticks or other parasites that have made your pet their home. 

If any potential problems are uncovered further tests and examination may be necessary to rule out the disease, or properly diagnose it so that it can be treated.

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Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide. Make An Appointment We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today! Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Testimonial

I am extremely happy with Sunset Pet Hospital. Dr. Caballero and his staff are wonderful. This is a clean place, friendly environment. Most importantly they treat both my dog Starfish and cat Shadow with care. Our dog injured her leg really bad and needed surgery, I am so impressed with the great care they gave her while we were falling apart. I definitely recommend them and I'm so happy they are close by. Thank you Sunset Pet Hospital for the care you gave Starfish!

Raquel S. / Hialeah, FL

Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday9am6pm
Tuesday9am7pm
Wednesday9am6pm
Thursday9am6pm
Friday9am6pm
Saturday9am2pm
SundayClosed
Day Open Closed
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9am 9am 9am 9am 9am 9am Closed
6pm 7pm 6pm 6pm 6pm 2pm

Meet The Team "I love coming to work everyday! Ever since I started working here at Sunset Pet Hospital I have been reading and learning as much as I can about pet health and well being. Now my pets and I are living a healthier life and can pass my knowledge and experience to other families so they too can discover wellness!" Read More

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  • 8579 NW 186 Street Hialeah, FL 33015
  • 1-305-816-9990
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