Meet our Ultrasonographer, Amy Mayhew!
Abdominal ultrasound may be recommended in the following cases:
Vomiting/diarrhea (chronic or acute)
Fluid in abdomen
Abnormal blood work
Abnormal urinary habits
Cancer screening and staging
Q: How long does an ultrasound take?
A: Ultrasound should take no longer than 30 minutes. The owner may wait or return within the hour. A written report will be available to the doctor within 24 hours and results will be reported to the client.
Q: Will the patient need to be sedated?
A: Occasionally, mild sedation may be recommended if the patient is overly anxious or painful. If oral anxiety medications have been prescribed, it is important to administer them as directed prior to the scheduled ultrasound.
Q: When can I schedule an ultrasound?
A: Contact the Wixom or Waterford location to schedule. Ultrasounds are scheduled Monday-Friday.
Q: Does my pet need to fast for an ultrasound?
A: Your pet should have no food 8-12 hours prior to, but should have free access to water.
Cost for Abdominal Ultrasound:
*includes telemedicine interpretation/recommendations
*does not include sedation if needed