Radiology, or “X-ray, helps our veterinarians evaluate muscular-skeletal, cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, reproductive and urinary systems.
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals
Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA) is a non-profit organization set up to identify and reduce orthopedic and genetic diseases in companion animals. OFA maintains a database on all breeds of dogs and cats in order to help breeders identify and avoid inherited diseases, and to improve the genetic health of their breed through responsible breeding practices. OFA is also involved in DNA testing, genetic eye diseases, congenital deafness, and many other inherited diseases.
Orthopedic diseases of particular interest to OFA include elbow dysplasia, hip dysplasia, leg-calve-perthes disease, patellar luxation, and shoulder OCD. Keizer Veterinary Clinic has an excellent working relationship with OFA , with over forty years of experience in identifying and managing these conditions. With this experience, we are able to produce the highest quality x-rays for submission to OFA for evaluation. We also have extensive experience working with breeders in evaluating and improving their breeding programs. Your veterinarian at Keizer Veterinary Clinic will review the x-rays with you, and help educate on the various orthopedic issues that might affect your dog or cat.
For additional information on OFA evaluations, please contact Keizer Veterinary Clinic.