Welcome to Hillcrest Veterinary Clinic
Our mission at Hillcrest Veterinary Clinic is to foster the human animal bond by providing high quality veterinary care and service. Your pet’s health and happiness are our first priority.
Hillcrest Veterinary Clinic has been serving furry family members since 1961. We offer reliable, high quality medical care (wellness, surgery, dentistry, in-house diagnostics, and boarding) for pets in Marion, Monongalia, Preston and Garrett counties. We are proud of our small town clinic feel, and we treat our clients and patients like family.
We are a small animal practice located just outside of the Morgantown City limits. Our dedicated and compassionate team cares for dogs, cats, rabbits and some pocket pets. We currently have 3 full time veterinarians, Owner and Dr. Kelley Owen, Dr. Aaron Pollock, and Dr. Jessica Anderson.
At Hillcrest Veterinary Clinic, we welcome any opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. Our doors are always open to new clients and patients. We take the time to learn what you and your pet want and need by ensuring a complete picture of health, while always placing a strong emphasis on communication and education. We strive to maintain your loyalty with honesty and attention to all details. Please download and fill out our new client Registration form and bring it in for $5 off your first visit.
We love our pets, and we want to always make sure they get the care they need. The Care Credit healthcare credit card helps you manage unexpected expenses. Care Credit is offered at 165,000 different healthcare facilities, not just at veterinary clinics. It’s easy to apply to Care Credit and you will receive an answer almost immediately. There is a great, no interest if paid in full within 6 months, special financing offer on purchases over $200.
E-pet Health is a great way to keep up to date on your pet’s healthcare. E-pet gives you 24/7 access to your pet’s medical records. You can also manage your pet’s health services, view/schedule appointments, access pet health information, including videos and explore interactive pet education features. You can also access e-pet mobile apps for your iPhone or Android. It’s free and easy to sign up; just enter in your email address.
Heatstroke in Dogs and Cats Heat stroke is a serious condition that unfortunately occurs all too often in dogs and cats. Your pet can succumb to heat stroke when his body’s core temperature rises excessively — typically to 105 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. Dogs and cats are especially vulnerable to heat stroke because their furry […]
Prevent bites by knowing how to say hello. The consensus among animal behavior professionals is that the major cause of dog bites to humans is related to failure of owners and dog bite victims to recognize when dogs are fearful and know how to approach and greet dogs appropriately. But what exactly is the correct […]
First Aid Kit Emergency Pet Supplies and Resources: In the event of an emergency Notebook or index card with phone numbers and addresses, stored in sealable sandwich bag to keep dry Your neighborhood referring veterinarian clinic The nearest emergency-veterinary clinic (along with directions!) Pet Poison Helpline petpoisoinhelpline.com 1-800-213-6680 Microchip ID number and company phone # […]
What is a seizure or epilepsy? Seizures are one of the most frequently reported neurological conditions in dogs. The scientific term for seizure is “ictus”. A seizure may also be called a convulsion or fit and is a temporary involuntary disturbance of normal brain function that is usually accompanied by uncontrollable muscle activity. “Epilepsy is […]
Heartworm Disease Heartworm is a preventable, but serious and potentially fatal, parasite that primarily infects dogs, cats and ferrets. It can also infect a variety of wild animals, including wild canids (e.g., foxes, wolves, coyotes), wild felids (e.g. tigers, lions, pumas), raccoons, opossums, and pinnipeds (e.g., sea lions and seals), as well as others. There […]
Ways to celebrate National Pet Day! 1. Adopt a pet from your local shelter or pure breed rescue organization. 2. Volunteer at your local shelter and offer to care for the animals. 3. Donate blankets, food and toys to a favorite animal welfare organization. 4. Organize a peaceful demonstration in front of your community pet […]
Do you know the dangers your pet faces from heartworms? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets, causing severe lung […]
It is now known that overweight pets are at increased risk for developing many diseases such as diabetes, arthritis and breathing problems. In dogs it has been shown that they also have a shorter lifespan by up to two years!! Keeping pets lean can greatly improve both their quality of life and quantity of life.
What is Bothering Your Cat? It Could Be Feline Allergies From food to pollen, a rundown of common cat allergies
Does your cat have itchy or runny eyes? If so, they may be experiencing feline allergies. Find out how to treat and prevent allergies. http://bit.ly/12LeDuD
Preparing your Pet for General Anesthesia and What to Expect. There are several steps that a pet owner may take to help your veterinarian plan for a successful general anesthesia and surgery. Make sure you know them! http://goo.gl/eIwXG3