PET CT Scan

Pet CT & MRI Provides Animal CT Scanning Services From Our Dublin-Based Specialist Veterinary Hospital

PET CT Scan

Unlike MRI scanning, which uses magnetism to produce an image of the patient, CT scanning uses X-Ray technology to offer a highly accurate and reliable image of the body.

Pet CT imaging is a fantastic way of diagnosing and identifying issues related to the any system including general skeletal imaging, fracture identification, angular limb deformities, thoracic issues such as pulmonary parenchyma, abdominal diseaes and more. CT scanning in Pet CT & MRI is suitable for the diagnostics of cats & dogs.

Here at Pet CT & MRI we offer professional pet CT scanning services for all small animals. As well as accepting veterinary referrals, we accept pet owner bookings and operate on an appointment-only basis. By using CT scan technology, we can get a more accurate image of the issue at hand to aid in better diagnosis, treatment plans, and ultimately, medical outcomes for your beloved companion animal.

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CT Scanning Suitable For The Diagnosis and Treatment of:

Pet CT Scanning FAQ

The main difference between a CT scan and a standard X-Ray is that a CT scan will give a far more detailed image of the patient which leads to more accurate diagnosis and treatment options.
Yes. Due to the nature of the machinery used, a CT scan is cheaper than an MRI scan. This being said, however, both are used for different things and either could be recommended depending on the issue at hand.
A CT scan only takes about 1 – 2 hours to perform but could take up to an hour to process and piece together afterward. The image analysis takes 72 hours at least. If you’re worried about the timing of a CT scan, get in touch with our veterinary team today.