Most people will be familiar with X-rays from their application in human medicine. They are a fantastic tool for investigating problems arising with bones, the abdomen and chest. Here are some examples:
Sometimes, our more unusual patients need to be X-rayed, such as this Parrot:
We also have the facility to carry out a more specialised form of radiography called a myelogram where dye is injected into the spine to highlight problems with the spinal cord.
Barium contrast studies for stomach and intestine are very useful for diagnosis of conditions such as foreign bodies stomach ulcers tumours and pyloric stenosis.
We have recently invested in the most up to date Digital X-ray technology. This system gives us the most high quality views available today so that you pet will get the very best in terms of diagnostic imaging. Also with this sytem we are capable of getting an immediate opinion from a consultant radiologist by emailing the image. This is extremely useful for unusual cases and allows your pet to get the very best treatment when it is required without delay.