Because animals cannot speak, they can’t always alert us when something is wrong with their bodies, whether it’s an illness or some type of injury. What’s more, since many ailments that affect our animal friends cannot be easily detected on the surface of the skin, reaching a definitive diagnosis can be challenging. That’s where veterinary diagnostics come into play.

These invaluable tools allow our experienced doctors to examine your pet from the inside so that we can accurately diagnose and treat whatever is ailing them in the most timely and effective manner. Waccamaw Regional Veterinary Center offers a full range of diagnostic services, both routine and advanced, to better manage the ongoing health of our patients.

Our hospital is outfitted with cutting edge diagnostic equipment and an in-house laboratory, all of which enable us to gather test results quickly and with great accuracy. With many medical conditions, time is of the essence. The sooner we are able to get the answers we need, the better the chances of a positive outcome for your pet. In most cases, we are able to achieve a diagnosis and get started with a treatment plan before you and your loved one ever even leave the exam room.

Some of the diagnostic tests performed at Waccamaw Regional Veterinary Center include:

• Blood work
• Urinalysis
• Fecal testing
• Digital radiology (x-ray)
• Cardiology

While we always strive to prevent illness and injury whenever possible, should the unexpected occur, it is comforting to know that your pet’s health care team will dedicate themselves to finding the solution for your family – whether it’s hours of research, telephone consultations with specialists or a referral to an animal specialty care facility.

Rest assured that whatever may be ailing your four-legged friend, we’ll get to the bottom of it quickly and efficiently so we can have them back on the path to good health again as soon as possible.