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DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

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DIAGNOSTIC TESTING

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When it comes to treating your pet, it’s not always possible to determine the source of their pain or ailment with an examination. And because they can’t communicate with us, it can sometimes be difficult to get a diagnosis without the help of technology.

X-rays and Ultrasound

At Close Veterinary Clinic, we use the best in radiological and ultrasonographic technology. By using x-rays and ultrasounds, we’re able to diagnose a wide range of illnesses in your dog or cat.

All of our radiographs are taken by our in-house veterinary technicians at the clinic. Pets requiring an ultrasound will do so under the care of an ultrasonographer brought into the clinic.

Diagnosis includes:

Bone and muscle disorders

Problems in the teeth, jaw or temporomandibular joint

Heart-related disorders

Problems with the digestive system

Reproductive issues

Urinary problems

In-House Diagnostic Laboratory

We are a fully equipped clinic with in-house diagnostic lab machines. Within minutes, we can run and evaluate comprehensive blood profiles, urinalysis and cytology. In the rare event that a blood sample needs to be sent out of clinic for testing, one of our reference laboratories would provide results within 24 hours. The following is a list of a few of the laboratory tests which we are able to run in-house:

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

Comprehensive Biochemistry Profile with Urinalysis

Screening for Heartworm disease and tick-borne illnesses including Lyme disease

Thyroid Testing

Cytology

Fecal testing (with Giardia)

Viral Testing for Dogs and Cats

RADIOLOGY
PHARMACY / LAB

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CONTACT US

Address
1-162 McIntyre Drive
Kitchener, Ontario
N2R 1E8

Phone
+1 519 893-8937

Email
askthevet@closevetclinic.com

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday: 8am – 6pm

Tuesday: 8am – 6pm

Wednesday: 8am – 8pm

Thursday: 8am – 6pm

Friday: 8am – 6pm

Saturday: 9am – 2pm

Sunday: Closed

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