Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging

Diagnostic Imaging

General Medicine

Diagnostic Imaging

In an effort to provide your pet with superior medical care, we perform diagnostic imaging services to supplement diagnosis. Medical imaging employs the use of machinery to give photographic representation of abnormalities or injuries. In performing diagnostic imaging, our veterinarian can provide safe, accurate diagnosis and promptly treat the problem.

Reasons for diagnostic imaging:

  • Assess facial swelling and dental problems

  • Detect possible bladder infections

  • Determine the location of broken bones or bone fractures

  • Evaluate the status of a pet’s pregnancy

  • Help identify if a pet has heart disease

  • Help obtain a biopsy sample

  • Locate foreign bodies that a pet might have swallowed

Digital X-rays - Radiographs (X-rays) are usually the first test administered to evaluate your pet. Our office utilizes digital X-rays because they are more accurate and display a higher contrast. Because of their accuracy, technicians are able to take fewer images resulting in less pet discomfort. Digital X-rays also project less radiation than traditional X-rays, which allows your pet to avoid unnecessary exposure.