Our Specialty Referral Services

We provide exceptional veterinary care to the pets of Hinesburg, VT!
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Animal Hospital of Hinesburg Referral Services.

When you entrust us with your pet, you are entrusting us with your family.

Internal Medicine

Dr. Ellen Foster, DACVIM, is a board-certified veterinary internist who sees pets on referral from other veterinarians in our area and pets from our own clientele. These pets usually come to Dr. Foster with severe or complex medical issues. She has specialized training and the capability to help diagnose and treat these (sometimes) critically ill pets. Dr. Foster is able to offer a wide range of services and procedures based on her clinical expertise. These include but are not limited to:

  • Ultrasound (a painless procedure in which sound waves are used to visualize internal parts of the body)
  • Abdominal
  • Cardiac
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsies
  • Endoscopy (a procedure that uses a flexible tube-like medical instrument called an endoscope to examine and biopsy hollow organs like the stomach, intestines, colon, and airways; it can also be used to retrieve some types of swallowed foreign objects)
  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (examination of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines)
  • Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy (examination of the colon and rectum)
  • Bronchoscopy (examination of the larger airways leading to the lungs)
  • Rhinoscopy in larger dogs (examination of the nasal cavity)
  • Neurology consultations, including CSF taps
  • Internal medicine consultations
Referral Advanced Surgery

Dr. Garrett Levin, ACVS, provides referral advanced surgical services at the Animal Hospital of Hinesburg several times per month. Dr. Levin performs a wide range of procedures. These include:
Orthopedic Surgery
• Achilles Tendon Rupture
• Angular Limb Deformity
• Femoral Head and Neck Excision (FHO/FHNE)
• Fracture Repair
• Fragmented Medial Coronoid Process (FMCP)
• Joint Arthrodesis
• Joint Luxation Repair
• Lateral Suture
• Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Plate Osteosynthesis (MIPPO)
• Osteochondrosis Dissecans (OCD)
• Patella Luxation
• Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)
• Triple Pelvic Osteotomy (TPO)
Soft Tissue Surgery
• Abdominal Exploratory with biopsies
• Adrenalectomy
• Anal Sacculectomy
• Brachycephalic Syndrome
• Caesarian section (scheduled)
• Cholecystectomy
• Cystotomy
• Ectopic Ureter
• Enucleation
• Gastrointestinal Surgery
• Gastrotomy and Prophylactic Gastropexy
• Intestinal Enterotomy and Resection and Anastamosis
• Liver Lobectomy
• Nephrectomy
• Parathyroidectomy
• Perineal Hernia
• Perineal Urethrostomy
• Peritoneal Pericardial Diaphragmatic Hernia
• Scrotal Urethrostomy
• Skin Grafts and Flaps
• Splenectomy
• Subtotal Colectomy
• Thyroidectomy
• Total Ear Canal Ablation and Bulla Osteotomy (TECA-BO)
• Vulvoplasty
Oncologic (Cancer) Surgery
• Digit Amputation
• Limb Amputation
• Mandibulectomy and Maxillectomy
• Reconstructive Surgery
• Tumor Excision/Debulking Procedures