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Ultrasound and X-ray Services for Pets

At our facility, we offer digital X-rays and ultrasound for the diagnostic evaluation of our patients.

What is the difference between an X-ray and ultrasound for dogs/cats?

The decision to use either tool depends on the condition that we are treating. For bone fractures, swallowed items and certain forms of cancer, X-rays are typically the best options. An ultrasound allows us to examine the internal and exterior surfaces of soft-tissue organs to identify abnormalities. X-rays and ultrasounds can be used separately or in combination, depending on your pet’s medical condition.

Does the clinic also do feline dental X-rays?

Yes, dental X-rays are conducted with all of our dental procedures. They are sometimes used to assess structures within your pet’s skull.

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Last updated: December 15, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CONTINUE TO SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

Note: Priority will be given to urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations.

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday : Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday : Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday: CLOSED


Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Bow River Veterinary Centre