Medical Services

We are equipped to handle a wide variety of medical conditions, including emergencies. Because we can perform many diagnostic procedures in-house, we can often give you immediate answers and start treating your pet faster. In some cases, your pet may require hospitalization and further diagnostic tests. Please take a look at the more detailed descriptions of medical services we offer, or call us to discuss your pet’s needs.

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    Blood Pressure Monitoring

    Our clinic is equipped with a blood pressure monitoring machine that allows us to screen your pet for low/high blood pressure. This can help us monitor kidney, heart and thyroid…

  • In-House Laboratory

    With many medical conditions, time is of the essence. Our convenient in-house laboratory is equipped to perform a variety of diagnostic testing procedures. The ability to test your pet’s blood,…

  • Dentistry

    Dental disease is by far the most common ailment to affect adult cats and dogs. Dental disease is always painful and frequently leads to other, much more serious health problems.…

  • Radiology (X-rays)

    Our modern veterinary facility is equipped with a radiology suite containing a digital x-ray unit. Digital radiography provides a high quality image that allows visualization of bones and soft tissue…

  • Flea/Heartworm/Tick Prevention

    Heartworm disease is a blood parasite transmitted by mosquitoes. Yearly heartworm testing and prevention are recommended for all dogs in Ontario. Heartworm preventatives are given once monthly from June to…

  • Dermatology (Skin)

    Skin problems are common in dogs and cats and can be caused by hormonal disorders, allergies, infections, or parasites such as fleas and mites. These issues can be particularly difficult…

  • Cardiology (Heart)

    Cardiology is the study of the heart and its function. At Headon Forest Animal Hospital we use x-ray and EKG to help diagnose heart problems and disease. We can also…

  • Tonometry

    The tonometer is an instrument to measure the fluid pressure within the eye. It is most helpful in evaluating the eyes in breeds of pets genetically prone to glaucoma and…

  • Ultrasonography

    Ultrasonography (also called ultrasound or sonography) is a noninvasive, pain-free procedure that uses sound waves to examine a pet’s internal organs and other structures inside the body. It can be…

  • Endocrinology (Hormones)

    Identifying endocrine problems as early as possible is important in dogs and cats. These serious, potentially life-threatening conditions are much more manageable when caught early, allowing us to begin proper…