We all wish our pets could tell us what’s wrong, or where they hurt, but pets may suffer from diseases or conditions without obvious symptoms. Modern diagnostic tests along with a thorough physical examination can help pinpoint the cause of discomfort, illness, or injury and help our staff choose the right course of treatment.
The best diagnostic tool that Auburn Veterinary Hospital offers is a thorough physical examination including a complete medical history of your pet. Questions about your pet’s lifestyle, environment, habits and previous medical history such as illnesses or injuries; allows our veterinarians to create a health profile. As a pet owner your observations are one of the most valuable resources in determining potential health issues.
When we need to know more about your pet, Auburn Veterinary Hospital uses the latest tests and equipment. Our diagnostic capabilities are designed to keep pace with the increasing needs of our patients. Services we offer include:
- In-Hospital blood count and chemistry analysis
- Heart monitoring (ECG) and blood oxygen levels
- Intraocular pressure monitoring for glaucoma
- In-Hospital urinalysis, fecal analysis, and cytology
In addition we work with full service outside laboratories to expand our diagnostic capabilities. This allows our veterinarians to consult veterinary specialists to establish specialized treatment options and follow-up care. Should the need for a referral arise, we have excellent relationships with many board certified specialists in areas such as internal medicine and oncology, dermatology, ophthalmology, cardiology, surgery, and critical care. Contact our office to schedule an appointment to discuss your pet’s diagnostic needs!