Pet Ultrasound

At the Animal Clinic of Kalispell, we offer Ultrasound services as a non-invasive diagnostic procedure to evaluate your pet’s internal organs.

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Pet Ultrasound

Dr. Clark and Dr. Ball both have extensive training and experience conducting abdominal Ultrasound. At Animal Clinic of Kalispell, your pet’s health and comfort are our highest priority, which is why we offer non-invasive, advanced imaging technology.

What is an Abdominal Ultrasound?

With an abdominal Ultrasound, we can acquire a clear view of the abdominal organs and inside the tissue. This helps us determine if there is any evidence of inflammation, tumors and abscesses.

We use an abdominal ultrasound routinely to observe multiple organs including the liver, gallbladder, kidneys, adrenal glands, pancreas, stomach, spleen, small intestine, urinary bladder, and the prostate in males.

Pancreas

With abdominal ultrasound, we can assess the pancreas to diagnose severe pancreatitis or pancreatic abscesses. or not we are able to see adrenal glands to assess for Cushing’s disease.

Adrenal Glands

With abdominal ultrasound, we can see adrenal glands to assess for Cushing’s disease.

Lymph Nodes

With abdominal ultrasound, we can look at lymph nodes, and aspirate them through the abdominal wall to determine if they have inflammation or assess if there is a cancer process taking place.

Bladder

With abdominal ultrasound, we can detect bladder tumors.

Abdomen

We can detect free fluid in the abdomen and assess for infections or blood we are able to measure the thickness of the bowel wall, which can be important for dogs with inflammatory bowel disease, and some types of tumors.

Colon

We are able to measure the thickness of the bowel wall, which can be important for dogs with inflammatory bowel disease, and some types of tumors.