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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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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...

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...

Dog Anal Gland Expression

Dog Anal Gland Expression

Anal gland disease is a common problem in dogs. Many pets will never experience this issue; however, some are more prone than others and can lead to more serious issues if not addressed. The anal glands or anal sacs are small glands found near the anus. Generally, the anal glands...