Laboratory & Diagnostics

Laboratory and diagnostic testing are an essential tool in the veterinary industry. In many situations, having laboratory results in minutes is essential when
diagnosing your pet’s condition. Whether the issue bean ear infections or traumatic injury, Dedham Veterinary Associates’ state of the art in-house diagnostic equipment is one one of the main steps in providing your pet with the highest quality veterinary of care.

For those diagnostic tests that can only be performed by an outside laboratory (such as bladder/kidney stone analysis, biopsies, maintenance of thyroid conditions autoimmune diseases and allergy testing), we work closely with the top laboratories in the industry.

Our state of the art laboratory includes:
  • Full in-house blood testing (new Idexx VetLab Station)
  • Idexx Snap Pro
  • The ability to check electrolytes, major kidney functions and % of red blood cells
  • In-house Ultrasound
  • Digital Radiographs


Digital Dental Radiographs In-house capabilities:
  • Complete blood counts
  • Major organ function
  • Heartworm and tick panel testing
  • Ear cytologies
  • Skin scrapings
  • Cystologies
  • Cytologies
  • Cardiac and abdominal ultrasounds
  • Fine Needle Aspirates (reviewing a sample of mass and growth cells under a microscope)