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Wellness Exams

We believe regular checkups and wellness exams are critical to your pet's well-being. These wellness exams give us a chance to evaluate your pet's overall health while also giving us a baseline for comparison in the future. This also allows us the opportunity to discuss your pet's nutrition to help you decide what is best to feed your pet at every stage of their life. We recommend this great website to learn more about pet nutrition.

During the wellness exams, we can detect any potential problems before they become more serious. This thorough checkup gives us vital information to help keep your pet healthy!

Part of your wellness visits and preventative care plan is regular diagnostic testing. At LAVC team knows how important a prompt and accurate diagnosis can be in the care of your pet. That's why we offer a full, in-house laboratory as well as ultrasound and digital radiography (x-ray). These tools allow us to provide the highest standard of medicine for your pet and offer the best treatment plan possible.

Within minutes we can interpret results for many tests, including:

  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Digital radiology/radiography
  • Complete Blood Chemistry
  • Diagnostic Cytology, including skin, ears, and growths
  • Infectious Disease and Virus Testing
  • Parasite Testing, including intestinal parasites and heartworms
  • Thyroid and Other Hormone Testing
  • Urinalysis