Radiographs (X­-Rays)

Radiographs (X-­rays) are extremely helpful for diagnosing and monitoring many medical and surgical conditions. X­rays are useful in examining your pet's bones, lungs, heart, abdomen, oral cavity and other areas of the body. An X­-ray can spot a fractured bone, detect tumors, or locate an obstruction or foreign body in your pet's intestine or stomach.

Clive Cottage Veterinary Clinic uses the latest in digital radiology equipment as part of your pet's diagnostic care. In complicated cases, your pet's radiographs can be emailed to Massey University were a radiology specialists can give a second opinion.

In House Laboratory

Our in-­house laboratory allows us to screen your pets health and diagnose disease early. Tests include; urinalysis, complete blood counts, pre­surgical blood screenings, and blood chemistry profiles. We utilize in-­house microscopy for cytology. Our laboratory allows us to evaluate and diagnose your pet’s health in an emergency where every minute counts!

Snap testing

At Clive Cottage Veterinary Clinic we have the ability to run various snap tests to diagnose potentially lethal conditions right away. Examples include parvo and pancreatitis. Timely diagnosis of these conditions help us in providing necessary and lifesaving treatment right away.

Blood pressure

Blood pressure checkups are regular in senior pets and the critically ill. Specific treatments are tailored by the results and latest technology is utilized.