physical exam

Physical Exam

The physical exam is the mainstay of the veterinarian. Since our patients cannot talk and tell us what is wrong, we rely on Dr. Steve’s physical exam skills to evaluate and diagnose our patients. Starting with the tip of the nose and moving toward the tail, he carefully examines all of the body’s systems. Although the hands are the most important tool used, the stethoscope, ophthalmoscope and otoscope are also valuable tools