Medical Care And Pet Diagnostics

Utilize our broad diagnostic capabilities to identify the cause of your pets symptoms and explore treatment options.

My pet is sick or hurt. We need help

When our pets are sick or hurt, it can be a very stressful time. We can help! Our veterinarians will start with a physical exam and recommend a baseline of diagnostic tests, if needed, to help determine what’s causing your pet to feel bad. Once we have an answer for you, we can give you options for treatment. We’ll provide cost estimates for any treatment options we recommend. We’re here to partner with you to provide the best care possible for your pet, on your budget.

In some cases, if we aren’t able to provide the necessary diagnostic testing or care required, we have a relationship with veterinary specialists who are willing to partner with us for the care of your pet.

Reference Laboratory Testing :

We have a reference laboratory for almost any test your pet will need. Results return within 1-7 business days in most cases.

  • Allergy testing
  • Ringworm testing
  • Bacterial Culture and Sensitivity
  • Vaccine titers
  • Endocrine (hormone) testing
  • Infectious disease testing (All diseases)
  • Histopathology (Biopsy)
  • Cytology – Fluid, Mass Aspirate

Here’s a list of the most commonly needed tests and diagnostics we offer :

On-site Diagnostic Testing :

Cytology :

  • Microscopic Ear Cytology (Ear Infection, Ear Mites)
  • Microcopic Skin Cytology (Skin Infection, Mange Mites)
  • Microscopic Mass Cytology (Lump Check – Mast Cell Tumor, Lipoma, Histiocytoma, Sarcoma, Cysts)
  • EKG
  • Blood Pressure Measurement
  • Intra-occular Pressure Measurement (Tonometry)

On-Site Imaging :

  • Digital Full Body Radiographs ( X-rays)
  • Dental Radiographs (Dental X-rays)
  • Abdominal Ultrasound
  • Echocardiogram (Ultrasound of Heart)

Separate Tests :

  • Thyroid Screening (Hyperthroidism, Hypothyroidism)
  • Chemistry Profile (Liver, Kidney, Gallbladder Disease, Diabetes)

Blood Analysis :

  • Complete Blood Cell Count (Anemia, Infection, Auto-immune Disease, Cancer)
  • Electrolyte Profile
  • Coagulation Profile (Toxicity and Disease that affects blood clotting)
  • Urinalysis (Urinary tract infection, Kidney Disease)
  • Pancreatic Screening (Pancreatitis)
  • Cortisol Screening (Addison’s Disease, Cushing’s Disease)

Infectious Disease and Parasite Testing :

  • Heartworm screening
  • Tick Borne Disease screening (Lyme Disease, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis)
  • Fecal parasite screening (Roundworms, Hookworms, Whipworms, Tapeworms)
  • Parvovirus Testing
  • Giardia Screening
  • Feline Leukemia Testing
  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Testing

Veterinary Services

Below is a list of the most common veterinary services we offer at Pooler Veterinary Hospital. If you have any questions regarding our services, please feel free to call us.