At Gladstone Veterinary Clinic, we always strive to provide the best possible medical care for your pet. We are proud to offer state-of-the-art diagnostic services to quickly respond to your pet’s urgent needs, provide pre-anesthetic testing, or provide routine screening.
We have both in-house and reference laboratory testing capabilities for complete blood count, blood chemistries, urinalysis, cytology, and fecal analysis. We partner with IDEXX Laboratories, the leading diagnostic laboratory in the veterinary industry, to provide reference laboratory testing with high-quality analysis, quick turn-around times, and access to board-certified internists and pathologists for assistance with diagnostic interpretation for difficult cases. All biopsies are submitted to board-certified IDEXX pathologists for histopathology.
We have digital radiography services to take high-quality radiographs (x-rays), which limits the amount of x-ray exposure for your pet, helps save time while taking radiographs, and allows electronic transfer of images to a board-certified radiologist for interpretation (provided for all radiographs). It also makes for easy transfer of images to a specialist or emergency hospital, if necessary.
We partner with local board-certified radiologists at VDIC to provide in-house ultrasounds. Ultrasound is a non-invasive diagnostic tool that uses high-frequency sonic waves to evaluate the structure and function of the heart, liver, kidneys, and other internal organs, to determine if masses or foreign bodies are present, to determine if kidney/bladder stones are present, and to help detect and diagnose other illnesses. Ultrasound-guided biopsies can usually be made at the time of ultrasound, providing additional results that can help us diagnose disease and provide treatment options.