Radiology, Ultrasonography

Radiology

Here at Riverbend we have digital radiography equipment, which enables us to provide high quality diagnostic x-rays. In addition to standard diagnostic x-rays, we perform several types of contrast imaging, including intravenous pyelograms and myelograms.

We regularly consult with the board-certified radiologists at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals for assistance with more challenging cases. Our digital equipment allows us to send images via e-mail and receive Cornell’s input promptly.

In addition to diagnostic radiography, we perform OFA screening of hips and elbows. The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals is an organization that evaluates x-rays for various congenital and developmental orthopedic disorders and is a useful tool for many breeders.

Ultrasonography

Dr. Erik Peterson, a Board-Certified Internal Medicine specialist, provides Riverbend with ultrasound services — echocardiograms, abdominal ultrasounds, and ultrasound guided procedures. In addition, he provides consultation on our more complicated medical cases.

 

“Thank you for providing Gus with excellent service and attention over the past year. All of you have been extremely kind, patient and knowledgeable. Truly appreciated!”

Cori, West Springfield

“Thank you to everyone at Riverbend for taking such excellent care of Dylan (and his people) over the years, and especially during the final months of his life.”

Georgian & Rick , Florence

“Okay, alright, we admit it — we all like coming to the vet, not just Charlie.”

Chris, Tammy, Charlie & Tom, Leverett

“No matter how long you have your pet, it is never long enough. A million thanks for all for the great care extended to Mr. Grumpy. You went above and beyond.”

Adele & George, Enfield

“For those of us who really love our pets, you provide an exceptional refuge to bring our ailing, injured and also healthy ‘best friends’ for care, comfort & well-being.”

Robin & Charles, Holland