Ultrasound Services

We offer full abdominal ultrasounds, ultrasound-guided biopsies and fine-needle aspirates. Same-day reporting is available, along with digital image archiving.

An ultrasound is a non-invasive and painless diagnostic tool used to obtain information on your pet’s organs without going into surgery. This information helps us identify health risks such as tumours (masses), internal bleeding, bladder/kidney stones.

How do you use ultrasound at your clinic?

Ultrasound imaging uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. It is used to help diagnose the causes of pain, swelling and infection in the abdomen, pregnancy and bladder stones.

How do you prepare your dog for their Ultrasound appointment?

When bringing your pet in for an ultrasound we often ask that you do not feed your pet the day of the appointment. This will allow for the doctor to assess the organs without the interference of food in the abdomen. Sometimes we will provide your pet with sedation to ensure that your pet is comfortable and that we are able to obtain good diagnostic images.

Ultrasound Referral Form – PDF
Ultrasound Referral Form – Electronic PDF


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Last updated: June 18, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. We are continuing to see all cases by appointment only including pets in need of vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, parasite prevention, and more.

As of June 21, 2021, we will return to our Open Door Protocols. Please feel free to access the building directly under the following guidelines.


Please note, failure to comply with Covid-19 safety measures may result in revoked or restricted access.


We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday & Friday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED



Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at PetWorks Veterinary Hospital