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X-rays are a wonderful tool to allow veterinarians to give the best advice to people about their pets. We offer routine x-ray services which is probably all that you will ever need.
Most people know that x-rays are used if broken bones are suspected and regular Animal Planet viewers will recall seeing cases veterinarians using x-rays to find strange things that pets eat. X-rays are used for much more.
X-Ray or Radiation
First of all, what are commonly called x-rays are known formally as radiographs. Second, x-rays work by using a very low dose of radiation to create a black and white picture of the inside of your pet. Third, x-rays are safe for even small or pregnant pets
X-rays are capable of detecting
gastrointestinal tract (stomach, intestines, colon) problems
heart enlargement and congestive heart failure
lung diseases such as pneumonia
stomach or intestinal foreign bodies
stones in the bladder and kidney
urinary or bowel obstruction
What are X-Rays?
How do veterinarians use X-Rays?