Minnieville Animal Hospital offers various specialized pet medical services for
Since pets age at a much quicker rate than humans, these visits will become increasingly important in early detection of any changes in their health.
Why is our in house laboratory important?
Our in house laboratory equipment provides quick and accurate evaluation of serum chemistry, hematology, serology, and urinalysis. We utilize commercial reference laboratories for advanced or specialized diagnostics including hormone assays, biopsies, and histopathology.
WHAT IS DIGITAL RADIOLOGY?
Our digital X-ray unit allows us to obtain images within seconds, so we can make decision about your pet’s care quickly. All our images are submitted to be evaluated by board certified radiologists. This service assures correct diagnoses within a few short hours.
Most of our images can be obtained without any sedation or anesthesia. When necessary, your veterinarian will communicate with you when an anesthetic plan is needed for your pet.
Radiographs helps our veterinarians make more precise diagnoses. This in turn can help us and you make timely decisions regarding your pets’ care.
What is a pet ultrasound?
Ultrasound is a form of diagnostic imaging technology that’s used to evaluate a pet’s internal organs in real-time using sound waves. Ultrasound can be used to detect several conditions, including masses, tumors, underlying heart conditions, and pregnancy. Echocardiograms (cardiac ultrasounds) allow veterinarians to see inside a patient’s heart. Abdominal and cardiac ultrasound services are available at our hospital via traveling board-certified specialists who routinely visit our practice.