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Detecting Illness with Diagnostics

Veterinary Diagnostics for Dogs & Cats in Oregon, OH

Our veterinarian and staff frequently utilize our diagnostic tools to gain a better understanding of your pet’s health and any condition that’s ailing them. At our animal hospital in Oregon, OH, we feature an in-house lab, digital X-rays, and ultrasound. These veterinary diagnostics help give your pet a voice so we can more clearly determine how they’re feeling and what we can do to help.

Annual bloodwork is essential for your pet’s continued well-being. Are they due for their yearly visit?

Call today at (419) 691-2273 to make an appointment.

Utilizing Our In-House Lab

Our in-house lab is able to run different blood tests as well as disease screenings, fecal analyses, and more. We use our own lab for urgent cases that demand a timely test and result. For most non-urgent cases, we send our sample out to a specialty lab which cuts down on costs for you and allows us to get effective results.

Tests we often run include:

  • Annual bloodwork including complete blood count (CBCs)
  • Blood chemistry panels for seniors
  • Fecal exams
  • Heartworm testing for dogs
  • Tick-borne disease testing if needed
  • Urinalysis if needed
  • Skin scrapings
  • And more

Bloodwork and disease screenings are some of the cornerstones of your pet’s annual wellness visit. It allows us to establish their baseline results and more readily pick up on changes in the future. Early detection with bloodwork is key to effective treatment and fast recovery from many illnesses.


Digital X-Rays for Dogs & Cats

Radiology helps us visualize your pet’s skeleton as well as the abdominal cavity. When a physical exam and bloodwork are inconclusive, radiology is a likely next step. We’ll use X-rays if we suspect fractures, an ingested foreign body, joint injuries, and more.

Digital X-rays are far superior to their film counterparts and are better for your pets, too.

Benefits of digital X-rays include:

  • Less time to take an image
  • Clearer images with higher contrast
  • Less radiation exposure
  • Creates a digital file we can easily share with you or specialists

Cat & Dog Ultrasound

Ultrasound often works hand-in-hand with X-rays. Instead of creating a static image, ultrasound allows us to visualize your pet’s internal structures live so we can see organs and the abdomen in action.

We use cat and dog ultrasound for a variety of reasons including:

  • Locating bladder stones
  • Abdominal obstruction
  • Pregnancies
  • Organ disease
  • And more