Ultrasound / Radiography

Radiographs (X-rays) are taken in house and results can be viewed within minutes using our new Computed Radiography machine. Images appear on a computer screen to be examined and can further be conveniently sent to specialists and other clinics for consultation.


Ultrasounds are performed at All About Cats by a board certified radiologist, Dr.Janet Nieckarz-Loeven.

Dr. Janet Nieckarz-Loeven earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998. After graduation she completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery, followed by a 3 year residency in radiology at the University of Tennessee.

In 2001, she become a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) and has been providing board certified radiology and ultrasound services to the Vancouver area for the past 12 years. Dr. Nieckarz-Loeven was on staff at Canada West Vet Specialists from 2001-2007, and has been providing in house/mobile ultrasounds for the past 8 years. Dr. Nieckarz-Loeven is skilled in all aspects of Veterinary Radiology- ultrasound, CT, MRI, radiographic interpretation, and nuclear medicine. Her primary interests are in performing and interpreting ultrasound exams, performing ultrasound guided interventions (fine needle aspirates and biopsies), radiograph/film interpretation and working closely with referring veterinarians to provide these additional diagnostics and consultations for further advanced imaging procedures. Dr. Janet is pleased to be a collaborative part of your pet's health care team at All About Cats.

For more information on board certified Veterinary Radiology and the ACVR ultrasound statement please visit www.acvr.org