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Veterinary Technology

At All Bay Animal Hospital in Concord our veterinarians utilize diagnostic technology and tools in our in-house vet lab to efficiently and accurately diagnose your pet's medical conditions and customize treatment plans to your pet's unique needs.

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Veterinary Diagnostic Lab

Our team of veterinary professionals use electromagnetic radiation and other technologies for diagnostic imaging. These technologies provide a 'window into your pet's body' by allowing us to produce highly detailed images of your pet's internal structures. 

The vet lab at All Bay Animal Hospital is equipped with advanced tools to help accurately diagnose your pet's medical issues. We offer a variety of services, from digital radiology to ultrasound and more. 

With our diagnostic capabilities, we can quickly and efficiently produce accurate diagnostic information about your pet's condition and provide immediate treatment options.

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In-House Lab & Pet Pharmacy in Concord

Our veterinary team performs tests and gets results quickly in our in-house laboratory so that we can provide you with a diagnosis of your pet's symptoms fast and begin treatment as soon as possible.

Our onsite veterinary pharmacy in Concord is stocked with a range of prescription diets and medications, providing us with quick access to any medications your animal companion may need while in our care.

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Our Diagnostic Services 

With our in-house veterinary diagnostics lab we are pleased to offer advanced diagnostic testing to assist our vets in providing you with an accurate diagnosis of your pet's medical issues and targeted treatment plans.

  • Radiography (Digital X-rays)

    Using a radiograph (digital x-ray), we can examine your pet's internal systems to reveal information that may be invisible from the outside. 

    Radiography is safe, painless and non-invasive. It uses only very low doses of radiation. Because the level of radiation exposure required to perform radiography is very low, even pregnant females and very young pets can undergo this procedure. 

    Radiographs can be used to evaluate bones and organs, and diagnose conditions including broken bones, chronic arthritis, bladder stones, spinal cord diseases and some tumors. 

  • Digital Dental X-Rays

    If your cat or dog is suffering periodontal disease, much of this damage occurs below the gum line where it can't be easily seen. Digital dental X-Rays help our veterinarians assess your pet's oral health.

    Digital X-Rays are safer for your pet. They allow our team of veterinary professionals to examine roots, bones and internal anatomy of your cat or dog's teeth.

    With digital X-Rays, the risk of radiation exposure for your pet is significantly lower than with traditional X-Ray technology. We are able to see below the surface of your pet's gum line to fully evaluate each tooth.

    This technology allows your Concord vet to see results immediately, then project them onto a computer screen to review.

  • Ultrasound

    The use of diagnostic imaging allows our team of veterinary professionals to create extremely detailed images of your pet's internal structures.

    With ultrasound imaging, we expose part of the body to high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the inside of the body. 

    Because we capture ultrasound images in real-time, we can see the structure and movement of your pet's internal organs, as well as blood flowing through the blood vessels.

    Having this valuable technology available to our vets in our in-house lab means that your dog or cat's condition can be diagnosed quickly and treatment can start sooner. 

  • Bloodwork

    At our vet lab in Concord we are able to run a number of common and specialized blood tests to determine the health of your pet, and to diagnose illness.

    Some of the most common veterinary blood tests we do are CBC (complete blood count), white blood count, hemoglobin and MCHC (mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration), hematocrit, platelets, eosinophils, and blood serum profile. 

  • Urinalysis

    Urinalysis is a key diagnostic test that provides your vet with essential insights into the physical and chemical properties of your pet's urine.

    Urinalysis is primarily used to assess the health of your animal's kidneys and urinary tract system, but it can also be helpful in detecting issues in other organ systems and is important for diagnosing metabolic diseases such as diabetes.

    This is a valuable diagnostic test for both healthy and sick animals and should be included in any comprehensive evaluation of your pet's overall health. 

  • Fecal Exams

    A fecal exam is the microscopic examination of your pet's feces, which can be done at our in-house vet lab in Concord.

    The ultimate goal of a fecal exam is to identify and treat any GI infections that could be compromising your pet's health and even the health of your family. Fecals allow your vet to determine if your pet has intestinal parasites such as roundworms or hookworms. 

    Parasites can make pets uncomfortable, irritable, and lead to more serious conditions. Some can even be transmitted to humans.

    Since these parasites live in your pet’s gastrointestinal tract, they are often hidden from view. The only way to detect them is with a fecal exam.

    Annual fecal examines should be a vital part of every pet's routine wellness exam.  

New Patients Welcome

All Bay Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Concord companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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