During an ultrasound, high-frequency sound-waves are directed into the body and bounce off the organs, creating a computer image of the inside of the body. This painless diagnostic technique is usually done without sedation of your pet.
Digital Radiography (X-Ray)
Radiographs (x-rays) are particularly helpful for diagnosing and monitoring many medical and surgical conditions. Compared to x-rays produced by a traditional machine, the quality of digital radiographs is much better. The time spent taking your pets' radiographs is significantly shortened and fewer x-rays are needed to achieve diagnostic-quality results.
At Rose Animal Clinic we have a complete in-house laboratory that allows us to perform urinalysis, parasite identification, fungal cultures, and blood chemistry testing. We also maintain a collaborative relationship with a regional laboratory to provide more complicated testing and comprehensive analysis of our lab results.
The endoscope allows the veterinarian to visualize areas that would normally not be accessible without invasive surgery. The scope is equipped with a lighted camera and pictures can be transferred to a monitor to be better evaluated by the veterinarian.