Although it's name may sound harmless, bloat is a life-threatening emergency for dogs. The condition, formally called gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV), can quickly kill dogs if they don't receive p ...View Article
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In-house lab work: Our in-house lab includes IDEXX equipment to check blood chemistry, electrolytes and complete blood counts. We also have a SNAP reader to check thyroid levels. We have a high-powered microscope to read the cytology of skin samples, as well as samples taken from growths and tumors. We also use IDEXX laboratories for confirmations of abnormal results.
Radiology: X-rays can be performed while you wait, or you may drop off your pet for this procedure. We also have a dental x-ray unit. Dr. McInnis also performs ultrasounds for a variety of reasons, including pregnancy checks and to survey internal organs.
Blood pressure monitoring and EKG: Blood pressure and EKG monitors are continuously employed during surgical procedures, but our equipment can also be used to check your pet's heart during an examination.
Tonometry: For pets with eye problems, our Tonopen is used to check eye pressures for such problems as glaucoma.