Advanced Veterinary Diagnostics in Virginia-Highland, GA

The best medicine for your pet stems from veterinary diagnostics. With our full in-house laboratory and advanced imaging technology at our Virginia-Highland location, we’re able to develop a complete understanding of your pet’s whole health. This deeper understanding allows us to develop personalized treatments for them so they can go on to live longer, healthier, and happier lives.


The Importance of Our In-House Lab

With our in-house lab, we have the ability to run just about any test we need in minutes, right in our hospital. The convenience of having an in-house lab allows us to diagnose your pet and treat them all in one visit. We also often run annual age-appropriate blood work at every wellness visit in order to keep track of any subtle changes that could indicate disease. With early detection comes early intervention so your pet can get back to full health faster.

We commonly run the following tests:

  • CBCs (complete blood counts)
  • Blood chemistry panels (to analyze certain blood components such as proteins, glucose, or electrolyte levels)
  • Urinalysis (to assess kidney and bladder health)
  • Fecal exams (to check for intestinal parasites)
  • Cytology (analyzing skin cells for abnormalities)
  • Biopsies (to examine tissue for cancer cells)

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Digital X-Rays & Ultrasound for Dogs & Cats

At The Village Vets Virginia-Highland, we have the ability to perform digital X-rays as well as ultrasound. Digital X-rays are far superior to film X-rays as they take faster, clearer images, emit far less radiation, and create a digital file that we can easily send to you or specialists for a second opinion. X-rays are useful in the following:

  • Examining potential broken bones
  • Locating an ingested foreign object
  • Diagnosing organ disease
  • Locating bladder or kidney stones
  • And much more

Ultrasound is another very useful tool that we often use in conjunction with X-rays. Ultrasound produces a moving image of your pet’s internal structures by using ultrasonic sound waves. With it, we can exam your pet’s internal structures in motion to detect signs of dysfunction or disease. We often use ultrasound for the following:

  • Diagnosing pregnancy
  • Examining the abdominal cavity
  • Assessing organ health
  • Detecting blood flow and velocity (which can show us blockages and other issues)
  • And so much more

Learn more by scheduling an appointment today!

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