Ultrasounds...and why we need them.

What does a ultrasound do and how does it work?

 An ultrasound  examination, also known as ultrasonography, is a non-invasive imaging  technique that allows internal body structures to be seen by recording  echoes or reflections of ultrasonic waves. ... "Ultrasound waves that are reflected will return as "echoes" to the probe, and are converted into an image."

What can my pet expect during a ultrasound?

Depending on what we are imaging, your pet may have a little wet hair to a small shaved area.  Ultrasound are easy on your pets, and the biggest concern is to have them stay still.  If  your pet is having an in depth ultrasound preformed, we may help with the nerves and give a small amount of medication to get them through.

What can the ultrasound detect?

We use ultrasound technology to aid in diagnosis of many conditions, along with using it as a guide for our bladder samples.  

What can be expected after the ultrasound?

Due to the low evasiveness of the procedure your pet should be able to go back to its normal routine.