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Features July 2019 Issue

Which Imaging Technique Is Right for Your Dog?

This sedated dog is about to undergo CT scanning.

Which Imaging Technique Is Right for Your Dog?

A guide to x-rays, ultrasound, CT scans, MRI, and nuclear medicine.

Veterinarians often need to see inside a sick or injured dog to figure out what’s wrong. But what’s the best imaging technique to use? It depends on what the veterinarian suspects might be the problem. What follows is a guide to the various ways doctors view what’s happening under the coat. As you’ll see, the cost of imaging is a good reason to have pet health insurance.

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