Welcome to the Sexton Clinic

Offering compassionate veterinary care to the communities of Alamo, Danville, Walnut Creek, Diablo, and Lafayette, California.

QUALITY

Our goal is to provide the best possible veterinary care to your animals—we strive for perfection in all that we do.

COMPASSION

The Sexton Clinic aims to provide kindhearted care for your pets. We want their experience—and your's—to be positive.

EXPERIENCE

We work hard to make your time with us comfortable, relaxing, and professional. Let us know how we can serve you.

EXPERTISE

The Sexton Clinic delivers the highest quality veterinary services in the area. Trust your pet with our experts.

MEET THE TEAM

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Laurain
Registered Veterinary Technician

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Leslie
Receptionist

VETERINARY SERVICES

PARASITE CONTROL

  • Heartworm testing
  • Fecal testing for intestinal parasites
  • Skin scraping for mange
  • Examination for fleas, flea droppings
  • Examination for ticks, tick removal
  • Ear swabs for ear mites
  • Heartwom preventive medication (Heartguard)
  • Flea and tick preventive medication (Nexguard)
  • Intestinal parasite control using appropriate medication based on fecal testing

Preventive care

  • Annual health examinations
  • Puppy and kitten exams, vaccination, diagnostics and worming
  • Geriatric exams and laboratory screening
  • Individualized vaccination recommendations based on pet's risk factors, owner's preferences, and state requirements
  • Oral health evaluations

HEALTH CERTIFICATES

  • Health certificates are only offered for previously established patients of the Sexton Clinic
  • Accredited by the USDA since 1990 as required for preparation of international and some interstate certificates
  • Experienced in laboratory testing and paperwork requirements for travel to Hawaii, Canada, The United Kingdom, Australia, The European Union and other countries (plan ahead, as some require several months of preparation)

Surgery

  • Ovariohysterectomy (spay)
  • Castration (neuter) including cryptorchid neuter
  • Hernia repair
  • Splenectomy
  • Gastrointestinal foreign body removal
  • Tumor assessment and surgical recommendation
  • Exploratory surgery and biopsies (intestinal, lymph, liver)
  • Foxtail exploration
  • Patellar luxation repair-small dogs
  • Femoral head ostectomy-small dogs and cats
  • Amputation
  • Eyelid tumors-evaluation and surgical recommendation
  • Eye enucleation

Dermatology including ears

  • Skin scrapes and ear swabs for mites
  • Cytology of skin, ears and skin growths in house and/or sent to reference lab
  • Culture and sensitivity of bacterial infections
  • Biopsy to confirm and treat autoimmune skin disease
  • Topical therapy-prescription shampoos, antibacterial, antifungal, immunomodulating agents
  • Systemic antibacterial, antifungal, antihistamine, and immunomodulating medications
  • Ear cleaning, flushing, and hair removal if indicated for treatment
  • Nutritional supplements, hypoallergenic diets, non prescription therapeutic shampoos and conditioners
  • Non-prescription mild but effective ear cleaning solution that actually smells good and does not sting

Dentistry

  • Oral examination, cleaning and polishing of teeth under general anesthesia
  • Extraction of diseased or damaged teeth
  • Biopsy, evaluation and removal of most oral tumors

Diagnostics

  • Skin and ear cytology
  • Blood chemistry to evaluate kidney and liver function
  • White and red blood cell counts
  • Digital radiography
  • Basic ultrasonography
  • Full ultrasonic evaluations by board certified radiologists available with 1-2 day notice

Geriatrics / arthritis

  • Monitoring of age related changes through physical examination, blood and urine testing, x-rays
  • Therapeutic diets for aging pets
  • Nutritional, non-steriodal, and pain management medications for arthritic patients

palliative care

  • Pain management and home care recommendations for terminal conditions
  • Frank discussions regarding quality of life with consideration for patient’s and owner’s needs
  • Humane euthanasia and cremation services

Internal medICINE / endocrinology

  • Diabetes
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s disease)
  • Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s disease)
  • Heart disease