Veterinary Diagnostics: Vital for Assessment of Your Pet’s Health

Kitten Because protecting your pet’s health is our utmost concern, we have made the best possible diagnostic tests available. Our in-house diagnostic laboratory allows us to perform a wide range of tests on blood, urine, feces, and tissue. Additionally, sophisticated imaging and x-ray capabilities inform us about your pet’s health, helping to provide a complete picture.

Without timely access to these detailed test results, it would be difficult to make an accurate diagnosis or assessment of your pet’s health. Test results can also help us in the early detection of diseases and other conditions affecting your pet’s health and wellbeing. Also, lab tests can help monitor your pet’s response to treatment.

Types of veterinary diagnostics we routinely perform include:

Blood tests:

  • Complete blood count (CBC)
    Screens for infection, anemia, inflammation, certain cancers, etc.
  • Chemistry Panel
    Screens for heartworm disease kidney, liver, electrolyte, and pancreatic abnormalities.

Urine, fecal, and tissue tests:

  • Urinalysis
    Diagnoses urinary tract infection, diabetes, kidney functions, and other medical conditions.
  • Chemistry Panels
  • Biopsy
  • Fecal exam
    (Checks for intestinal parasites, as well as screening for other medical issues.)
  • Cytology
    (Microscopic evaluation of cells from skin, ears, reproductive tract, cysts, etc.)

Diagnostic Imaging

  • Digital Ultrasound
  • Digital x-rays
  • Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • CT Scan

We are especially proud of our digital technology, which offers a variety of benefits. For example, digital x-rays enable us to immediately examine, adjust, and share the images we acquire. This is a great advancement in veterinary care.

Whether for wellness screening and preventive health or to diagnose a more serious ailment, you can feel comfortable knowing we have the proper equipment and expertise.