Fecal tests and urinalysis can be important laboratory diagnostic services that can play important roles in maintaining your pet’s health. A urinalysis is a great diagnostic tool in determining a possible urinary tract infection as well as help indicate other health issues. Fecal tests are an important part of determining the gastroenteric health of your pet. At the Airdrie Animal Health Centre, we possess many of the laboratory equipment necessary to provide a diagnosis in-clinic with the ability to send samples to a laboratory for further testing.
Why are canine fecal examinations recommended?
Testing of your pet’s feces is a useful tool in understanding the gastrointestinal health of your pet. Often when pets are having digestive tract issues, fecal examinations provide us with enough information to help make a diagnosis and effectively treat your pet.
If my dog’s urine test reveals a urinary tract infection, what can I do?
By completing a urinalysis, our team of veterinary experts can determine if your dog has a urinary tract infection. Upon diagnosis, our doctors can recommend treatment options to therapeutically treat the urinary tract infection and get your dog back to full health.