CASSIE JOHNSTON, HEAD VETERINARY TECHNICIAN/CERTIFIED MASSAGE PRACTITIONER

Cassie is a dedicated Head Technician. She has been working at Five Valleys Vet Clinic since July 2009. She loves animals great and small.  She loves helping animals, and educating their owners on how to best care for them. She is trained in assisting the doctor in surgeries, dentals, and other procedures. In November 2016, she was certified as a Small …

DR. CYNDI WOOD, DVM

Dr. Cyndi Wood has loved all things furry her entire life. Her journey into the field of veterinary services really began with she graduated from W.S.U. in 1990 with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation she initially worked for the U.S.D.A Veterinary Services before moving into private veterinary practice in September of 1996. In January of 1998, Dr. Wood …

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End of Life Care

Though it is a well-understood part of pet ownership, the end of life care one must provide for a beloved pet is nonetheless the most difficult part of pet ownership.  While you may desire for your pet to move on naturally, peacefully and painlessly in their sleep, this may not actually occur at a time when it is most comfortable …

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Radiology

X-ray imaging, which is also known as radiography, is actually the most commonly used imaging procedure in the field of veterinary medicine. Pet x-ray images are made using equipment that has been designed specifically for animals, and they work well for viewing bones, foreign objects and large body cavities. Dr. Wood can use x-rays to help detect fractures, tumors, injuries, …

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Class IV Therapeutic Laser

As our pets age, one of the main concerns that many pet owners have is protecting and maintaining their pets’ health and comfort. It is not unusual for pets to experience arthritis and other physical discomfort as they age, but when it is extensive and chronic it can cause a significant shift in the pet’s normal life routines. Some pets …

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In House Laboratory

When your pet is suffering from poor health, you want to know what is going on and how you can help to resolve it as quickly as possible.  Dr. Wood’s thorough medical examinations can help uncover many important health indicators that can aid in resolving non-optimal conditions, but sometimes even more information is needed.  Laboratory testing can greatly aid in the …

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Medical Exams

As part of your pet’s ongoing preventive care, Dr. Wood will perform a thorough physical examination to assess your pet’s overall health and determine if there are any conditions or situations that need to be addressed and resolved.  During this examination, your pet will receive: A thorough check for parasites.  It is actually quite common for pets to become infected …

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Pet Nutritional Counseling

It is not unusual for pet owners to assume that pet foods are created at least somewhat equally, and therefore that buying a formula and brand their pet likes should result in their pet’s good nutrition and health. Unfortunately, not all pet foods are created equally, just as not all human foods are created equally. Some pet foods can be …