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Cat X-Rays and Ultrasounds

When it comes to diagnosing a specific illness or condition involving your cat, x-rays and ultrasounds are some of the most common and effective tools used. Here at Hillcrest, we have a state of the art digital x-ray system and ultrasound machine on site.

Whats is the technology?


Here at Hillcrest Animal Hospital we have a state of the art digital x-ray and dental system as well as an ultrasound unit on site. If your pet requires either of these services we will prepare an estimate and go over the procedure before proceeding.

Does the clinic also do Feline dental x-rays?


We offer full dental cleaning/polishing as well as extractions with a digital dental x-ray on site. We also go through preventive dental care including home care brushing teeth, water additives as well as dental diets. Preventative measures are the best way to prevent major dental work down the road.

How much does cat x-rays cost?


The cost of x-rays on your cat can vary depending on what the veterinarian is looking for. Once your pet has been examined and an x-ray has be determined to be required an estimate will be made and reviewed with you before proceeding.

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My Cat is Scratching and Destroying my Stuff!

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