Our veterinarians in Upland are here to clarify the purpose and process of PET/CT scans for your pet. We'll explain when these scans are needed and what you can anticipate during your pet's appointment.
At Inland Valley Veterinary Specialists in Upland, our board-certified veterinarians use advanced diagnostic tools including our in-house MRI, which can help to diagnose a range of health issues in dogs from a ruptured cranial cruciate ligament to brain tumors. Today, we talk about why MRI scans for dogs can be useful, and the conditions this technology can help diagnose.
If your pet is being scheduled for an endoscopy, the goal is to diagnose potential diseases or conditions inside your pet's digestive tract. Here, our Upland vets discuss the endoscopy procedure and how it can help detect issues in your pet's digestive tract.
CT scans, X-rays or other technologies are used if your pet is experiencing a known condition or certain symptoms in order to get a better look at their internal structures. Below, our Upland vets talk about what you can expect during your cat or dog's diagnostic imaging appointments and what x-rays, CT scans and more are used for.
Most dogs are given anesthesia when they are spayed or neutered, and the majority of them will require it at least once throughout their lives. Our four-legged pets, like us, may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure. Today, our Upland vets discuss what you should know about anesthesia for dogs.