When we need to figure out what’s wrong with your pet, we routinely use x-rays to help identify the cause of the problem, rule out possible problems, or provide a list of possible causes. We may also use x-rays during a wellness exam to diagnose potential problems before they become serious.

X-rays provide valuable information about a pet’s bones, gastrointestinal tract (stomach, intestines, colon), respiratory tract (lungs), heart, and genitourinary system (bladder, prostate, uterus). We use radiology alone or in conjunction with other diagnostic tools. Interpretation of radiographs requires great skill on the part of the veterinarian.

 

We are proud to offer digital radiology (x-rays that are captured digitally rather than on film). This state-of-the-art technology allows us to provide you with a quicker diagnosis for your pet. Plus, it uses less radiation than traditional x-rays.

 

To avoid a blurry image, pets need to remain completely still while an x-ray is taken. In some cases, we may need to sedate your pet or use short-acting general anesthesia.

 

If you have any questions about our radiology service or what to expect during your pet’s procedure, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Radiology

HOURS OF OPERATION

8am-6pm - MON, WED

8am-7pm - TUE, THU

8am-5pm - FRI

8am-12pm - SAT

Family Day Hours

Saturday Feb.13th         Closed

Monday Feb.15th           Closed

Tuesday Feb. 16th          8am - 7pm

ADDRESS

3987 Riverside Drive,

Ottawa, Ontario

K1V 1C1
info@rideauriveranimalhospital.ca
T / 613-737-9663 (WOOF)

 

 

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