Advanced Care

Can improve and save lives.

In-House Laboratory

Our on-site laboratory facilities allow us to obtain lab test results quickly to facilitate our ability to diagnose your pet and select the right form of treatment.  Comprehensive diagnostic procedures enable us to recommend the most effective form of treatment to keep your pet healthy and happy. +

Digital Radiology

Our state of the art, in-house digital radiology unit, allows for superior visualization when each radiograph is taken. Digitizing the image permits us to enlarge particular regions of the radiograph, as well as brightness and contrast modification, providing the best quality care for our patients.  +

Veterinary Ultrasound

We also offer advanced Ultrasound technology to help us diagnose your pet's medical condition without the trauma of invasive exploratory surgery.  Ultrasound imaging can give us a clear and precise format from which to determine the most effective treatment options for your pet. +

Internal Medicine Consults

We offer referrals to an internal medicine specialist who performs ultrasounds, endoscopic procedures and helps us with the diagnosis of more complicated cases. +


We utilize the safest available anesthetics to provide an extra margin of safety , especially for our older or high-risk patients. Using the most modern equipment, the patient's vital signs are monitored during all anesthetic procedures. +

Veterinary Surgery

Southern Kern Veterinary Clinic, Inc., is fully equipped to perform most surgical procedures. Prior to each procedure, every patient receives a thorough physical examination and laboratory blood testing to check on overall health and identify any anesthetic risks.  We perform a variety of surgical procedures ranging from routine spays and neuters to advanced soft tissue surgery.  +

Pain Management

At Southern Kern Veterinary Clinic, Inc., we are committed to ensuring that your pet's pain is kept to a minimum.  We offer pain management treatments that include both injectable and oral pain medications, during post operative recovery.  We will take every measure to eliminate your pet's pain and any stress related problems experienced from surgery or treatment procedures.  Dr. Stephanie Darrow and her staff will treat your pet with the same care and compassion as if your pet were our own.  +