We’re equipped to perform radiography services to identify many types of illness or injury when pets are sick or suffer a trauma.
Radiography, also known as X-rays, is one of the most common and valuable medical diagnostic tools. X-rays are highly useful for screening areas of the body that have contrasting tissue densities, or when evaluating solid tissues.
If your pet is sick or has suffered a trauma, X-rays provide a minimally invasive tool to help our doctors diagnose your pet.
We may recommend veterinary X-rays as part of a diagnostic procedure if your pet is experiencing any health conditions. We use radiology alone or in conjunction with other diagnostic tools depending on the patient’s condition.
X-rays can be used to detect a variety of ailments in animals including arthritis, tumors, bladder and kidney stones, and lung abnormalities such as pneumonia. They are also used to evaluate bone damage, the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, genitourinary system, organ integrity, and even identify foreign objects that may have been ingested. In some cases, we may need to sedate your pet or use short-acting general anesthesia. At Uintah Pet Emergency, we have the capability to send radiographs off for review by a board-certified radiologist.