What’s usually hidden comes to light with the help of blood tests. Bloodwork allows us to diagnose any underlying diseases your pet may be experiencing. For symptoms that may not be visible, routine blood tests will enable us to detect conditions earlier on so we can treat them before they cause any serious damage to your pet’s health. To learn more about your pet’s blood work, call us at 403-249-2535.
What do blood tests reveal about my pet’s health?
We can learn a lot about what’s going on inside your pet’s body from just one prick. It can be hard to notice or diagnose your pet as they may not show any visible signs or symptoms. With the help of our veterinarians, we can analyze your furry friend’s bloodwork to find and treat the source of their discomfort. Blood tests can help reveal:
- Baseline health levels (for comparison later)
- Underlying diseases
- Parasitic infections
- How your pet responds to anesthesia
How often should my pet get a blood test?
Our veterinarians will usually request bloodwork during your pet’s annual wellness exam. For senior pets, we recommend bringing them in twice a year. Staying on top of your pet’s appointments is a great way to detect any diseases earlier on and maintain their overall health. But not to worry, if you’re still unsure, our veterinarians would be happy to create a blood test schedule tailored to your pet’s unique medical needs.