Dog Radiology

Dog Radiology

High-quality radiographic images require good equipment, competent staff and a still patient. Images obtained can help diagnose numerous diseases and illnesses that are hidden from plain sight. We also work closely with board-certified radiologists for referral cases.

How do you prepare your dog for their radiology appointment?

Most dogs do not mind being held in position for a radiology exam, the exposure time is less than one second. However, some positions are awkward, and some dogs are wiggly or nervous and some are painful, in these cases, we sedate the dog to reduce stress and guarantee good quality radiographs.

How much do dog radiology examinations cost?

Please contact our clinic for further information.


The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

Pets can get lost which can be a traumatic and possibly tragic event.  It’s important to have a collar and ID tag, but these are not foolproof.  Collars can break or fall off leaving your pet unidentifiable. This can be prevented with the use of a microchip. As noted in the Dartmouth Tribune in April 2017: A pet is lost every seven seconds One in three pets will go missing in their lifetime Only 2 percent of lost cats and 17 percent of lost dogs with ID return home When a pet gets lost, they are 20 times more likely to make their way back home when they have a microchip

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