The Animal Endocrine Clinic is the only animal hospital in the world devoted exclusively to diagnosis and treatment of dogs and cats with endocrine (hormonal) problems. Our clinic is a referral hospital and we work closely with your regular veterinarian to provide the best care for your pet.
The AEC is comprised on 3 subdivisions:
.....1) An outpatient Endocrinology clinic for dogs and cats;
......2) Hypurrcat, a radioiodine treatment center for cats with hyperthyroidism; and
......3) Nuclear Imaging for Animals for thyroid, liver, kidney or bone imaging (scanning).
Common hormonal problems that Dr. Mark Peterson specializes in include the following:
.....Diabetes mellitus in dogs and cats
.....Hyperthyroidism in cats (overactive thyroid gland) -
.....Hypothyroidism in dogs (underactive thyroid gland)
.....Hypercalcemia (high blood calcium) and hypocalcemia (low blood calcium)
.....Cushing's syndrome in dogs and cats (excessive cortisol production)
.....Addison's disease in dogs and cats (cortisol deficiency)
.....Pituitary disorders (diabetes insipidus, pituitary tumors).
Our mission is to strive with the utmost honesty, integrity, and compassion to provide our pet owners and their pets with the leading edge of endocrinology. At AEC, we will provide this comprehensive, high-quality specialized veterinary care in combination with the utmost devoted patience and care for each patient and their owner, in a constant effort to exceed the expectations of both the owner and referring veterinarian. We will treat all of these pets as if they were our own.