People and pets routinely died from infections before penicillin, the first antibiotic, was introduced in the first half of the 20th century. Today, veterinarians use antibiotics to treat many typ ...View Article
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DOCTOR ANDERS WITH HIS ASSISTANTS CARRIE, AND KAYLEA, ARE PREPARING ZEUS FOR HIS X-RAY.
Zeus was brought to us by his owners, to have his hips looked at.
X-Rays are used to examine various parts of an animals body. Doctor Anders uses X-rays to locate foreign objects within the body, as well as, to look for ruptures on underlying soft tissue in case of a pet who’s been in an accident. X-rays guide orthopedics in setting broken bones and other abnormalities in the joints. Now days, there are many different types of X-rays that are used to detect cancer and tumors.
X-rays are primarily used for detecting: