Indian Head Animal Hospital offers various specialized pet medical services for
Since pets age at a much quicker rate than humans, these visits will become increasingly important in early detection of any changes in their health.
Laser therapy provides a drug-free, pain-free, surgery- free treatment which is used to treat a variety of injuries, wounds, fractures, neurological conditions, numerous dermatological problems, and pain.
A Veterinary Radiologist evaluates all radiographs once a week. We have top of the line new Digital Radiology Unit to assure the highest quality and most diagnostic radiographs.
We are also capable of performing complete studies for the Orthopedic Foundations for Animals (OFA) , including studies for Hip and Elbow dysplasia. Dr. Wise is our experienced radiologist and evaluates all medical diagnostic images.
Appropriate use of diagnostic services is extremely important to the medical care of your pet. The sooner we have the results, the sooner we can begin medical therapy. Our “In House” diagnostic lab is excellent. We have the Idexx Lasercyte CBC Machine and the Idexx Veterinary Computer that allows us to perform complete blood counts and almost all veterinary chemistry and electrolytes in our hospital. Most lab results are ready within minutes.
We perform most routine veterinary tests in house including: fecal exams, urinalysis and microscopic evaluations of urine sediment, heartworm tests, Lyme disease tests, Ehrlichia tests, feline leukemia and feline aids tests, blood smears, skin scrapings, ear slides and many more.
We work with several nationally accredited veterinary laboratories to obtain the most accurate diagnostic results for your pet; including Antech Diagnostic, Idexx, Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health, University of Minnesota Urolith Center, and Kansas State Rabies Laboratory, to name a few.
Blood Pressure and Electrocardiograms
Ultrasound is a form of diagnostic imaging technology that’s used to evaluate a pet’s internal organs in real-time using sound waves. Ultrasound can be used to detect several conditions, including masses, tumors, underlying heart conditions, and pregnancy. Echocardiograms (cardiac ultrasounds) allow veterinarians to see inside a patient’s heart.
Sonograms/Ultrasounds are performed on Wednesdays by Dr. Micheal Wise. Dr. Wise is our experienced radiologist and evaluates all medical diagnostic images.