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Diagnostics

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Could an unseen illness or injury be plaguing your pet?

When people get sick or hurt, they go to the doctor, discuss their symptoms and receive the appropriate care. With pets, things aren’t always this straightforward. Because animals can’t speak, they can’t let us know when something is bothering them. 

What’s more, many animals are able to mask the signs of illness, allowing it to develop and worsen undetected.

Veterinary diagnostics allow us to identify and treat health problems in a timely manner. Faster diagnosis of illness and injury can dramatically improve the chances of a positive outcome.

Laboratory

Live Oak Veterinary Hospital’s on-site diagnostic laboratory makes it fast and efficient to run a wide variety of tests. In many cases, we can have the answers we need in just minutes. This means we can have a treatment plan in place before you and your pet even leave the exam room. 

Imaging

When a physical exam and lab work aren’t sufficient for reaching a diagnosis, we turn to advanced imaging technology, including x-rays and ultrasound. These tools allow us to evaluate the bones and internal organs, identifying injuries, diagnosing illness and determining its severity. 

Diagnostic images can be analyzed by our doctors in real-time or shared electronically with specialists if necessary.

If your pet has been acting a bit out of sorts lately, don’t take chances. Call Live Oak Veterinary Hospital right away. We’ll get to the bottom of the problem and get your best friend back on the path to good health again.

Live Oak Veterinary Hospital

210 Campen Rd.
Beaufort, NC 28516
t: 252-504-2097

Business Hours

Monday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm; closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Tuesday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm; closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Wednesday 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm; closed from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Friday 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
Later hours available by appointment

If you have an emergency after hours or during the holidays please contact:
Emergency Pet Service of Carteret/Craven County
118 E Main St, Havelock, NC 28532
(252) 444-1399

Sasha E.

Dr. Lloyd and the entire staff at Live Oak are absolutely wonderful. Our beloved cat was very sick with cancer and they were all so kind and helpful during... Read More

Chuck C.

Always the best care for our little girl Rusti - have used Dr. Llyod and her team for years and are very happy to have her keeping our baby healthy! Read More