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Dog or Cat X-Rays in Palmetto, GA
Are you on the search for better and more precise radiography for your pets, instead of traditional film radiography? Well, stop searching because you’re in the right place. Here at SweetWater Veterinary Hospital, we are offering the most up-to-date digital radiography.
To learn more or schedule a consultation for digital X-rays, call us at (770) 400-0146 today!
How We Support You:
- Digital X-Rays Have Higher Image Quality and Detail Compared to Traditional Film.
- Digital Images Are Taken Quickly, Limiting the Amount of Time Your Pet Spends Positioned on the X-Ray Table.
- Instant Access to Images Making It Fast and Easy to Send to a Radiologist or Other Specialist so a Diagnosis Can Be Made Leading to Faster Treatment.
- Digital Radiology Is More Environmentally Friendly and Lessens Radiation Exposure for People and Pets.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is a Digital X-Ray?
X-rays, also known as radiographs, are very short bursts of X-rays to create images of your pet’s body. Digital radiography captures the radiograph without the use of any film. Radiographs are used to diagnose diseases in the chest, abdomen & musculoskeletal system of your pet.
We also study gastrointestinal tracts and other obstructions. X-rays are the oldest & most frequently used forms of veterinary medical imaging.
Are X-Rays Painful or Harmful for My Pet?
No, X-rays are a painless procedure. Depending on the pet, we may not need to even sedate them. However, if your dog or cat has anxiety issues, sedation may be administered to relax the pet enough to remain still.
With the recent developments in digital X-ray technology, X-rays are extremely safe for pets and humans alike. Digital X-rays expose your pet to a small dose of radiation that is considered harmless.
SweetWater Veterinary Hospital is aware that the thought of needing a digital X-ray for your pet can be scary. While you may be worried about your pet, please be assured that, with us, they are in good hands. With the amazing advances in recent technology, you do not have to wonder whether or not you are doing what’s best for your pet. When they arrive at our animal hospital in Palmetto for a digital X-ray, you know they are in good hands.
What Can an X-Ray Be Used to Diagnose?
An X-ray is typically the first imaging test used to help diagnose problems such as:
- trouble breathing
What Treatments are X-Rays Usually Used To Monitor?
X-rays are often used to monitor conditions such as:
- heart failure and other heart problems
- other medical conditions
Schedule an Appointment Today at SweetWater Veterinary Hospital
Our team is pleased to help with any questions or concerns you might have about a dog or cat digital radiology in Palmetto. Schedule an appointment by calling us at (770) 400-0146!