How much can X-rays cost for dogs? A dog X-ray can range anywhere from $75 to $500, with the average cost of a dog X-ray falling between $150 to $250. However, the cost can vary widely depending on many factors, which we explain below.
How much do X-rays cost for dogs with sedation? Expect to pay around $50 to $75 for sedating small dogs and up to $200 for sedating large dogs, however, consider that pricing may be in the upper end if certain types of sedatives are used.
What can an x-ray show on a dog? Vets frequently use x-rays to examine your pet’s bones, internal organs and tissues so they can diagnose issues such as fractures in bones, foreign objects your pet may have swallowed, bladder stones and more. X-rays can help your vet capture two-dimensional images and detect pregnancy, enlarged organs and some tumors.
How are dog X-rays taken? Dog x-rays usually proceed as follows: The dog is placed on the x-ray table. A technician positions the x-ray machine so that the x-ray beam targets only the area of interest. Modern x-ray equipment allow for low levels of radiation and when used only occasionally are perfectly safe for your dog.