Parasite and Disease Detection

Heartworm Test for Dogs:

With a few drops of blood, this test is able to screen your dog for the dangerous and possibly deadly disease of heartworms.  This test is important to make sure that our pets are safe to be placed on heartworm prevention and that our preventatives are doing their job.

Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Screening for Cats:

This blood test checks for two immune-compromising diseases that can be life-threatening to cats. This test is recommended for young cats before they join a household and any cat that spends time outdoors.

Fecal Exam (Intestinal Parasite Exam)

With just a small amount of feces we can detect so much!  This test is used to check for several types of parasites that may be affecting your animal’s health including whipworms, hookworms, roundworms, tapeworms, and coccidia.  These parasites can cause changes such as weight loss, diarrhea, poor hair coat, and vomiting. Many of these parasites can be transmissible to people, so it is important to detect early and treat quickly.

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