Ultrasound – Ultrasound has many uses. It is helpful for urine or fluid collections by way of cystocentesis, abdominocentesis or thoracocentesis. Our doctors can use ultrasound for abdominal or thoracic evaluations.
Laboratory – Many of our services are offered in-house by our veterinary staff to provide results while you wait. Some of which include: Complete blood count, comprehensive blood chemistries, coagulation times and thyroid levels,. In-clinic SNAP tests that provide rapid results for feline leukemia, FIV, heartworm, pancreatitis, and parvovirus testing. Other in-house diagnostic tests include: cytology, urinalysis, and parasite testing.
Our staff utilizes Idexx and Phoenix laboratories for send out blood tests, tissue sample histopathology and fecal testing for parasites including Giardia.
Digital Radiology – Taking x-rays of your pet is a non-invasive way to look at their bones and soft tissues. This is done very commonly and is extremely useful for diagnosis of broken bones, cancer, foreign bodies, pneumonia, etc.
Dental Radiology – Dental x-rays are taken prior to each dental cleaning in our clinic. Since most of the tooth is below the gun line, dental radiography allows evaluation of the entire tooth and can help in the decision to either remove or leave a tooth.