Diagnostics

Has your pet been acting unusual?  Are you concerned that an illness or injury may be to blame?

When people get sick or hurt, they go to the doctor, explain their symptoms and receive the appropriate care. With pets, it’s not always this straightforward. Because our animal companions can’t speak, they can’t tell us when something is bothering them. What’s more, many animals are able to hide the signs of illness for long periods of time. All the while, the condition is able to develop and worsen.

In cases such as these, Creature Comforts Animal Hospital relies on veterinary diagnostics to get the answers we need. These tools and technologies allow us to conduct an in-depth evaluation of your pet’s health, both externally and internally. By gathering a complete picture of your pet’s condition, we’re better able to diagnose and treat health problems in a timely manner. Faster diagnosis of illness and injury can vastly improve the chances of a positive outcome for your companion.

 

In-House Laboratory

Our hospital features an on-site diagnostic laboratory, which makes it fast and efficient to run a wide variety of tests. In many cases, we can have results within just minutes. This means we can have a treatment plan in place before you and your loved one even leave the exam room. The ability to run blood work, urinalysis and other tests in-house is especially beneficial for critical cases when time is of the essence. Laboratory work is also available for routine health screenings as part of your pet’s wellness care.

 

Advanced Imaging

In some instances, a physical exam and lab work simply aren’t enough to effectively assess your pet’s condition. That’s why we also offer advanced imaging services. These tools, such as x-rays and ultrasound/echocardiogram, allow us to look inside your pet’s body and learn precisely what’s ailing him or her. We can use imaging to evaluate the bones and internal organs, identifying injuries, diagnosing illness and determining its severity. Images can be analyzed by our doctors in real-time or shared electronically with specialists if necessary.

 

If your furry, feathered or scaly family member has been acting a bit out of sorts lately, don’t take chances. Give us a call right away. We’ll get to the bottom of the problem and get your best friend back on the path to good health again.

 

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    • Maureen Browne NespicaMaureen Browne Nespica

      First visit with Dr. Borba...both Cam and I think she's terrific. She takes her time, answers questions honestly, & has the patience to deal with an anxious dog with a sense of humor. Recommend Dr Borba & this practice highly ��

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    • Becky R.Becky R.

      So far the best Vet we have found in the valley. Office & tech people friendly. Vet listens to concerns. We will remain loyal customers unless that changes. Read More

    • Carol PelkeyCarol Pelkey

      we love the people that work here and this place. the only place we feel comfortable enough to leave our baby with.

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    • Tami Owens FarmerTami Owens Farmer

      We were treated with such kindness and compassion when we were in with our bulldog then with our bunny.

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    • Brewster SwankeBrewster Swanke

      Dr. Paul is my favorite! She performed two surgeries on me, saw me at minimum of once a month during my puppy years (hey, it doesn't have to edible for me to consume it) and was very compassionate and concerned with pain management.

      Dr. Paul understood my breed (min-pin) and explained in depth how my personality is a factor in my unhealthy habits (like eating princess rings, rubber bands, whoopee cushions). She made sure, in spite of my tenacious breed that I was able to "just rest."

      She has always gone above and beyond explaining the options available and making sure the best possible solution was opted for, both cost effectively and health wise.

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    • Anthony CormaciAnthony Cormaci

      the staff and the doctor where excellent couldn't ask for anyrhing better

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    • Chuck CokerChuck Coker

      They handle the most sensitive and painful issues we face with our pets in a caring and kind manner.

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