In-House Lab Testing and Cat and Dog X-Ray Services in Concord, NC
A better Understanding of your pet's health
The Need for Lab Tests to Maintain and Improve Your Pet’s Health
With a physical examination, we can only see what’s happening on the surface. With our lab tests, we can assess organ function, determine blood cell count, detect signs of an infection, diagnose parasites, and much more. In short, they can give us a better idea of how healthy your pet is currently, and whether they’ll need treatment for an underlying condition. The sooner we can diagnose an issue, the sooner we can treat it.
Our in-house laboratory allows us to perform a variety of important tests, from blood panels to fine needle aspirates. Some of these tests include:
- CBC (complete blood count)
- Heartworm and tick-borne disease testing
- Blood chemistry
- Blood glucose
- Blood pressure monitoring
- Fecal exam
- …and more
Digital Cat and Dog X-ray
X-ray imaging has come a long way. At Mills Creek Animal Hospital, we use a state-of-the-art digital X-ray machine to diagnose bone fractures and deformities, joint issues, heart and lung problems, and more. With digital radiography, X-ray images are of a much higher quality and clarity, and radiation exposure for your pet is significantly lower. And if you need to take your pet to a specialist, we can email their X-ray images with just a few clicks.