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Midland Animal Clinic - Poway, CA


We’re equipped to perform routine radiography services to identify many types of illness or injury when pets are sick or suffer a trauma.


Radiography, also known as x-rays, is one of the most common and valuable medical diagnostic tools. X-rays are highly useful for screening areas of the body that have contrasting tissue densities, or when evaluating solid tissues.

Why would my pet need x-rays?

If your pet is sick or has suffered a trauma, x-rays provide a minimally invasive tool to help our doctors determine a diagnosis. X-rays are also used in general wellness exams to establish a baseline for your pet and to discover issues before they become serious.

When is x-ray testing appropriate?

We may recommend veterinary x-rays as part of a diagnostic procedure if your pet is experiencing any health conditions or as a preventive measure in a routine senior wellness examination. We use radiology alone or in conjunction with other diagnostic tools depending on the patient’s condition.

How is x-ray testing used?

X-rays can be used to detect a variety of ailments in animals. These may include:

  • Arthritis

  • Tumors

  • Pneumonia and other respiratory conditions

  • Cardiac Disease

  • Ingested foreign bodies

  • Bladder and kidney stones

  • Spinal conditions

  • Broken bones

In some cases,, we may need to sedate your pet for their comfort and safety during the radiographic procedure.