Many common health issues within your pet can occur in the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract. Endoscopy allows for our doctors to non-invasively get a closer examination inside the gastrointestinal tract without the trouble of a surgical procedure. The endoscope is able to analyze your pet’s esophagus, stomach, duodenum, colon, and rectum, to make sure everything is looking healthy. This process allows your pet to experience less pain, faster recovery times, and fewer surgical complications.
When your pet has swallowed something they should not have, Winnetka Animal Hospital is here to help. The endoscope can be used to remove the foreign body without the need for an incisions or surgical procedures. Our trained staff is pleased to avoid the risks and stress that surgery puts on you and your pet by having resource to veterinary endoscopy.