How an MRI Can Help Your Dog

How an MRI Can Help

An MRI is a medical imaging test that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the inside of your dog's body.


An MRI can help diagnose a variety of conditions in dogs, including: Spinal cord injuries, Brain tumors, Joint problems, etc.

How an MRI Works

The MRI machine creates a strong magnetic field that aligns the atoms in your dog's body. 

Is an MRI Safe 

Yes, an MRI is generally safe for dogs. However, there are some risks associated with the procedure, such as the possibility of claustrophobia or overheating.

What to Expect During an MRI

Your dog will be sedated during the MRI procedure. They will be placed in a special tube-shaped scanner and the images will be taken while they are lying still.

How Long Does an MRI Take?

An MRI can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour.

What Happens After an MRI?

Your dog will be monitored closely after the MRI to make sure they are okay.

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