Good Shepherd Pet Hospital may use advanced diagnostic system as part of the evaluation to determine a diagnosis and treatment plan for our patients, so we can create exceptional long-term value and enhance the well-being and the health of pets.

Some of our diagnostic techniques are: Laboratory, Medical Imaging and Electrocardiography.

Laboratory

Good Shepherd Pet Hospital offers an exceptional care for their clients by having typically the pet’s test results available before you leave. So our veterinary staff takes the time to discuss your pet’s test results with you, helping you evaluate the treatment options before you go.

Good Shepherd Pet Hospital is aware that there are situations where time is of the essence, therefore our hospital is equipped with a State of-the-Art, Fully-Equipped in-House IDEXX Testing Laboratory allowing us to receive on-the-spot diagnostic results rapidly, ensuring immediate initiation of the most appropriate treatment for our patients.
Some of the most common diagnostic tests that we perform are:

  • Pre-Surgical Bloodwork
  • Urinalysis
  • Heartworm, Tick, Lyme, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma Testing
  • CBC/WBC/RBC ( Pathology)
  • Blood chemistries
  • Organ Function such as Liver and Kidney Values
  • Intestinal Parasites Screening
  • Cytology
  • Histopathology
  • Bacterial Culture and Sensitivity
  • Glucose Curves

Imaging

Medical imaging is a diagnostic tool that allows Good Shepherd Pet Hospital to take pictures of the inside of your pet in order to diagnose an ailment. It’s completely non-invasive and painless, and It may be done without sedation. Pets can’t tell you where it hurts or when the illness began. So we need to use medical imaging to find out what’s wrong with your furry friend to give him or her the best care possible. The convenience of emailing images to veterinary specialists allows faster communication and expert interpretation regarding your pet’s health within minutes of taking the medical imaging. Good Shepherd Pet Hospital has integrated advanced, State of the Art Digital Dental X- Ray, Digital Radiography and Ultrasonography into our “Technology Toolkit” to provide our patients with the best possible in-house diagnostic imaging resources.