Veterinary Services

Pet Ultrasonography at Northview Animal Hospital in Albuquerque, NM

Discover comprehensive imaging solutions for your pet’s health at Northview Animal Hospital. Trust our expert team for accurate diagnoses and compassionate care.

Pet Ultrasonography: A Comprehensive Diagnostic Tool

Pet ultrasonography is a vital diagnostic tool that allows our team at Northview Animal Hospital to visualize your pet’s internal organs in real time. This non-invasive procedure uses high-frequency sound waves to create detailed images, helping us identify and assess various health conditions without the need for surgery.

During a pet ultrasonography session at Northview Animal Hospital, our skilled and compassionate team ensures your pet’s comfort and well-being. We prioritize gentle handling and a stress-free environment to minimize any discomfort. Your pet will be carefully positioned for the procedure, and our experienced veterinarians will conduct the ultrasound with precision and care.

At Northview Animal Hospital, we utilize pet ultrasonography to provide accurate diagnoses and tailored treatment plans for your pet’s health needs. Contact us today to learn more about our pet ultrasonography services.

Veterinarians doing ultrasound of a cat

How Pet Ultrasonography Works

Using high-frequency sound waves, pet ultrasonography allows us to visualize the internal organs in real time. This non-invasive procedure provides invaluable information about your pet’s health without the need for surgery. Whether we’re examining the heart, liver, kidneys, or other organs, ultrasonography helps us detect abnormalities, assess function, and guide treatment plans. Read on to discover the benefits of pet ultrasonography.

Accurate Diagnosis

Ultrasonography provides exceptionally clear and detailed images of your pet’s internal organs. This clarity enables our veterinarians to make precise diagnoses of a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to liver disease, kidney issues, heart conditions, and abnormalities in the gastrointestinal tract.

Non-Invasive and Painless

Unlike traditional diagnostic methods that may require surgery or more invasive procedures, ultrasonography is entirely non-invasive. This means there is no discomfort for your pet during the procedure. Additionally, there’s no need for anesthesia, making it a safer and stress-free option for your furry companion.

Guided Procedures and Treatment

In some cases, pet ultrasonography is not just a diagnostic tool but also a guide for minimally invasive procedures. For example, if a tumor or abnormal growth is detected, ultrasonography can help our veterinarians precisely target the area during biopsy or aspiration procedures. This targeted approach reduces the risks associated with traditional surgery and promotes quicker recovery times for your pet.

Comprehensive Health Assessment

Beyond diagnosing specific conditions, ultrasonography offers a comprehensive view of your pet’s overall health, allowing our veterinarians to evaluate organ size, shape, texture, and function. This thorough assessment is particularly valuable for senior pets or those with chronic conditions, as it helps in monitoring disease progression and treatment effectiveness.