Blog: Dog

Dog Urinalysis and Fecal Exam

We recommend fecal exams as they are an important part of your pet’s annual exam. Fecals allow veterinarians to check your pet for intestinal worms that can be harmful to them and some also for us. Urinalysis is a test that can detect and assess a wide range of disorders...

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Blood Tests for Dogs

As in human medicine the most powerful testing procedure, we have (after a good physical exam) is running tests on your pet’s blood. With blood, we can assess the health of every major organ system in the body which allows us to diagnose diseases that do not have overt clinical...

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Dog X-ray and Ultrasound

X-rays and ultrasounds are both an important veterinary tool. It is an invasive way to look at the internal organs and bones of your pet that allow us to see things that we might not otherwise see with the naked eye. Here at Hillcrest Animal Hospital, we have a state...

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Dental Care for Dogs

Dental disease is the second most common serious disease we routinely diagnose. Dental disease can lead to pain, heart disease, kidney disease, lung disease, liver disease and other conditions that threaten the health and comfort of your pet. Routine dental care and cleanings increase the quality of life and lifespan...