Cat & Dog Imaging & Diagnostics in Medina, OH
Using laboratory work, ultrasound and X-ray, we can dive deeper and see all the layers of your pet from nose to tail and everything in between. While most of our testing is done in-house, we work with specialists in external labs who we refer to for specialized cases. Call us today at (330) 239-1271.
Our Diagnostic Capabilities
We have a full in-house lab where we can perform a number of tests and analyses that help us better understand your pet’s overall health. We use our equipment habitually before every surgery to ensure your pet is healthy enough for anesthesia. Additionally, routine bloodwork is a part of annual pet wellness plans.
We can also perform regular fecal tests to check for parasites and urinalysis to determine key information about kidney function and glucose levels that could signal diabetes or other internal issues. Furthermore, cytology or skin cell scans are performed in-house if your pet presents with dermatological issues.
Radiology and ultrasonography give us a window into your pet’s inner workings. Both have immense value x-rays give us a detailed, static image of your pet’s body, while ultrasound lets us see the organs, joints, and other moving parts in motion.
Everyone knows radiographs are used to diagnose fractures and breaks, but they can be used for a whole lot more. An x-ray can help diagnose:
- Trouble breathing or an unexplained cough
- A site of trauma
- Heart problems
- Dental issues
- And many other internal issues
Equally important, ultrasound helps determine if deeper problems may be causing your pet’s illness. Ultrasonography can help diagnose:
- Kidney stones or bladder stones
- Abdominal pain
- Enlarged abdomen
- Foreign body location
- And much more