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Dog X-ray and Ultrasound

Dog X-ray and Ultrasound

At Annex Animal Hospital we offer modern, safe diagnostic imaging services including digital x-rays and ultrasound. These advanced diagnostic tools assist our veterinarians with the diagnosis and treatment plan for your pet’s medical condition. Our modern digital x-ray imaging system provides quality images within a short time span for diagnostic purposes. We can easily share all digital x-ray and ultrasound diagnostic images should your dog require the services of a specialist.

How do you use x-ray and radiology services at your clinic?


X-ray images are a commonly used tool that allows our veterinarians to visualize your pet’s internal systems. We use cutting-edge digital radiography to screen for foreign objects, injuries, and abnormalities.

Digital dental x-rays can also be used to image your pet’s mouth during their dental exam. This technique gives us more detailed views of your pet’s teeth, roots, gums, and surrounding bone. This allows our veterinarians to diagnose bone loss or any hidden disease that could negatively affect your pet’s oral health.

Ultrasound is a non-invasive imaging tool used to visualize internal organs and soft tissues. Ultrasound images can be used to diagnose diseases of the heart, lungs, and abdominal organs such as liver, kidneys, and pancreas. For your convenience, we provide cardiac and abdominal imaging services on site.

How should I prepare my dog for their x-ray appointment?


If your dog is booked in for an x-ray, we always recommend fasting after midnight before his or her exam the following day. This will prepare your dog should a light sedative be required during the process of positioning them for an x-ray. It is our goal to achieve good quality diagnostic images while minimizing anxiety and keeping your dog comfortable during this procedure. For this reason, we may recommend sedation for your dog.

How much does a dog x-ray exam cost?


It is our policy to offer our clients treatment options so that they are able to have input into the most appropriate course of action for their pet. We provide recommendations, treatment plans and the estimated costs associated with them in order for you to make informed decisions about your pet’s treatment options. Our veterinarians will be happy to provide a written treatment plan that is appropriate for your pet’s specific medical requirements during a consultation.

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Last updated: April 11, 2022

We are so happy to announce that our doctors are now seeing clients and patients in the hospital. Please read on for more information about how your next appointment will work.

NOTE:
Masks are mandatory for indoor service
Limit 1 person admitted per appointment

1. Please come to the FRONT door on time for your appointment and call us to check-in. The seating area in our waiting room is not yet available
2. At your appointment time, we will guide you and your pet directly into an examination room where you may wait for the veterinarian.
3. Please be advised, there is a time limit set for each appointment that we must adhere to in order to avoid keeping the next patient waiting.
4. After your appointment, you may now check out at the front desk.
5. If you are LATE for your appointment, we will attempt to accommodate you for a shorter time with the doctor. If you are more than 5 minutes late, please reschedule.
6. We respect your concerns for safety. If you prefer a curbside appointment, please let us know when you call to book your pet.

CURBSIDE SERVICE FOR PRESCRIPTIONS AND PET FOODS

In order to accommodate clients and pets for appointments, we need to limit the capacity of people in our reception area. For this reason, we have elected to temporarily provide curbside service only for pet supply orders.

Please call ahead to order pet foods and prescriptions. We will bring them outside when you arrive to pick them up. Thank you for your consideration.

*NEW CLIENTS AND NEW PATIENTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!*

Our veterinarians are currently seeing all patients by appointment ONLY. We are currently operating with both curbside and in office appointments. We have limited capacity to accommodate indoor appointments but please let us know your preference at the time of booking and we will do our very best to accommodate your request. Please note, for safety reasons, you will be asked to wait behind a clear screen while speaking with the veterinarian. Your pet will be examined by the veterinarian while one of our assistants holds them. We appreciate your patience and understanding as these appointments take a little longer than normal.  

How do curbside / closed-door appointments work?
Please come to the back door for your appointment and call 416-537-3128 upon arrival. A veterinarian will speak with you over the phone and a veterinary assistant will come out to collect your pet for an examination. After examining your pet, the doctor will follow-up on the phone with their findings and recommendations. Thank you for entrusting us with the care of your pets. Please let us know in advance if they have any special needs.

Payment Methods:
We are currently accepting all payment methods. However, credit or debit cards are preferred.
 

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- The team at Annex Animal Hospital