Just as with the human body, there are a number of medical conditions that can affect an animal and simply cannot be detected on the surface of the skin. That’s why veterinary diagnostics are so important. These tools provide us with the opportunity to dig deeper to help identify, diagnose, and treat any such condition in a timely manner. At Animal Medical Center of Mid-America, we offer a range of diagnostic services for our patients, which help us to properly address and develop treatment plans for a variety of medical conditions.
Our extensive range of diagnostic services includes – but is not limited to:
- Digital x-rays
- Fecal exams
- Heartworm tests
- Pre-surgical screenings
- Blood work and analysis (metabolic chemistries, hematology, canine pancreatitis screening)
Similar to how an x-ray lets us view what’s going on beneath the surface, ultrasound is another useful diagnostic tool used at Animal Medical Center of Mid-America. This technology is excellent for quickly and accurately diagnosing a number of medical conditions, such as those affecting the abdomen or heart. Many of our clients prefer ultrasound for their pets because the procedure is non-invasive, does not require surgery and is virtually painless. We are proud to offer this advanced diagnostic technique for our patients.
An echocardiogram is the best way to diagnose heart disease in dogs and cats, and our veterinarians can provide this service at both AMCMA locations. Echocardiograms are a non-invasive, painless process that allows our doctors to view images of your pet’s heart in real-time and enables us to provide a quick diagnosis. Learn more about echocardiograms here.
Once we have conducted diagnostic testing on our patients, our in-house laboratory allows us to achieve fast and accurate results. A quicker diagnosis means that the appropriate course of treatment can be determined in a timely manner, thereby improving chances of recovery. Our goal is to get to the bottom of whatever is bothering your pet to get them back to feeling happy and healthy again as quickly as possible.