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Advanced In-House Diagnostics

Whether we’re performing a routine blood test, pinpointing the cause of an illness, or examining an injury, diagnostic testing is important throughout your pet’s life. At Mountainside Veterinary Hospital, we have a broad range of in-house diagnostic tools and capabilities.

Vet Tech performing diagnostics

In-House Laboratory

We have a complete in-house lab where we can process bloodwork and perform a wide range of tests to diagnose urgent problems. Our testing capabilities include the following:

  • CBC/chemistry profile
  • Canine/Feline pancreatic function test
  • Thyroid test
  • Heartworm
  • Tick-borne diseases, including Lyme Disease
  • Ear and skin cytology
  • Urinalysis/fecal tests
  • Feline pancreatitis and liver function testing
  • Feline ProBNP blood test for early detection of heart problems
  • Comprehensive blood profiles to test for a wide range of underlying conditions
  • Drug Therapy Monitoring

Digital X-Rays

We offer the advantages of a complete radiology department with digital x-ray equipment. Digital x-rays use less radiation and produce highly detailed images that our doctors can enlarge and manipulate on a computer screen for better viewing.


For noninvasive examinations of the body, we have a state of the art ultrasound unit. Ultrasound is ideal for locating tumors and evaluating internal organs, evaluating pregnancies, and guiding needle biopsies. Ultrasound can also help us distinguish fluid from soft tissue.

When your pet is injured or ill, you want answers quickly. We’re pleased to offer the advantages of our advanced diagnostic tools. Please call us if you have any questions about these services.