If your dog or cat is booked to have an x-ray (radiograph) or CT scan, you may be wondering how the appointment will work and how you can prepare. Below, our Beacon vets share what you can expect when you bring your dog to us for an x-ray.
Veterinary diagnostic tests are an exceptional tool used by our Beacon veterinarians to help us pinpoint the cause, extent, or seriousness of your pet's illness or injury. Depending on your pet's condition, the type of pet diagnostic test used will vary. Below are a few of the tests that your vet may recommend to help diagnose or treat your dog or cat.
Parvovirus is a highly contagious and often fatal virus that is passed from dog to dog through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects like bowls or toys. Our Beacon veterinarians have compiled a list of parvovirus facts that you should be aware of in order to keep your four-legged friend healthy.
Having your pup spayed or neutered prevents unwanted pregnancies and litters and also curbs undesirable behaviors. These procedures can even reduce the risk of certain diseases in your dog. Here, our Beacon vets walk you through what you need to know about having your puppy undergo one of these procedures.