Who We Are


Who We Are

ANTECH Imaging Services (AIS) is the veterinary industry’s #1 veterinary telemedicine and web-based image storage solution.

AIS provides over 600,000 telemedicine consults each year. AIS stores over 920 million images, and is currently storing over 400,000 images daily, making AIS the leader in consistency and quality.

Founded in 1999 as DarkHorse Medical Ventures, DarkHorse joined VCA, Inc. in 2005. DarkHorse moved to ANTECH Diagnostics in 2010 with a name change to ANTECH Imaging Services (AIS). AIS is a Division of ANTECH Diagnostics and is wholly owned by Mars, Inc.

AIS is dedicated to providing the best telemedicine has to offer in the veterinary industry.

Why Telemedicine?

Telemedicine represents the merging of today’s cutting-edge digital technologies with the best of traditional veterinary medicine.

Telemedicine is the most efficient, cost-effective way to bring board-certified specialists into your practice, to help provide your clients and their pets with the best care possible.

I already know how to read x-rays, why should I consider submitting them to a specialist?

  • Improve the quality of medicine in your practice through access to board-certified specialists. Veterinary medicine is shifting to an increased Standard of Care to mirror human medicine.
  • Increase revenue to your practice through radiologist findings and recommendations for further diagnostics and treatments.
  • Save time by having a boarded specialist evaluate your images and write up their findings. Frees up your time to see more patients.
  • Receive a detailed written report for the medical record, saving time and adding extra security in liability situations.
  • Enhance client perception of the level of care you offer.
  • Learn the latest techniques and treatments by having a report for every case. It’s like having a boarded specialist in your practice!
  • How do you know you’re missing something if you are missing it? Hospitals that incorporate telemedicine on a routine basis find that 15-20% of their cases contain information that they would have missed on their own.

Why AIS?

Antech Imaging Services provides quality telemedicine solutions that enable veterinarians to practice high-quality medicine confidently. AIS also provides stellar customer service that enables hospitals to run efficiently and smoothly while increasing revenue.

  • Standard turnaround times are typically within 24 hours, depending on caseload. STAT availability is within two hours.
  • ANTECH Imaging Services reports are available online, via fax, or e-mail.
  • Doctors have the ability to set Preferred and Non-preferred specialists to customize and personalize your AIS experience.
  • The technical support staff is there for you 24/7/365 via phone and e-mail.

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