Veterinary Services

Pet Laboratory Services at Northview Animal Hospital in Albuquerque, NM

Discover reliable and comprehensive pet laboratory services at Northview Animal Hospital in Albuquerque. Get advanced diagnostics for your pet’s health and well-being.

Comprehensive Pet Laboratory Services

At Northview Animal Hospital, we offer comprehensive pet laboratory services designed to provide accurate and timely insights into your pet’s health. Our laboratory is equipped with advanced technology and staffed by experienced professionals dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care.

From routine screenings to specialized analyses, our laboratory services cover a wide range of diagnostic tests. These tests help us detect diseases, monitor health conditions, and guide treatment plans effectively. We understand the importance of quick and accurate results when it comes to your pet’s well-being, which is why we strive to deliver precise diagnostics with efficiency.

Whether your pet needs a routine check-up or more in-depth testing, our pet laboratory is here to support their health journey. Trust Northview Animal Hospital for reliable and expert laboratory services that prioritize your pet’s health and well-being.

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Benefits of Our Pet Laboratory Services

  • Accurate Diagnosis: Our advanced laboratory ensures precise results, enabling accurate diagnoses for your pet’s conditions.
  • Prompt Treatment: Timely test results allow us to initiate treatment promptly, tailored to your pet’s needs for a speedy recovery.
  • Monitoring Chronic Conditions: For pets with diabetes or kidney disease, regular tests are vital. Our lab helps in early detection and effective management.
  • Wellness Checks: Routine lab tests as part of wellness exams help identify issues early, promoting proactive and preventive care for your pet.
  • Collaborative Care: We work closely with you to interpret results and plan the best care for your pet’s health and well-being.

When to Consider Pet Laboratory Testing

Regular laboratory testing is recommended for pets of all ages to monitor their health status. You should consider laboratory testing for your pet if they exhibit symptoms such as:

  • Lethargy or decreased activity
  • Changes in appetite or weight
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Excessive thirst or urination
  • Skin issues or unusual lumps
  • Persistent coughing or breathing difficulties
  • Difficulty with mobility or stiffness
  • Behavioral changes or mood swings
  • Changes in litter box habits for cats
  • Abnormalities in blood work from previous tests

What Can be Detected in Pet Laboratory Tests?

Pet laboratory tests offer a comprehensive view of your pet’s health, detecting various conditions and issues such as:

  1. Complete Blood Count (CBC): Reveals signs of infection, anemia, and blood disorders.
  2. Chemistry Panel: Assesses organ function like liver, kidneys, and pancreas health.
  3. Urinalysis: Detects urinary tract infections, kidney disease, and diabetes.
  4. Thyroid Function Tests: Helps diagnose thyroid disorders.
  5. Heartworm Test: Identifies the presence of heartworm disease.
  6. Fecal Examination: Identifies intestinal parasites.
  7. Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Tests: Vital for cat health.
  8. Cancer Markers: Certain tests indicate the presence of cancer.

These tests provide crucial insights into your pet’s well-being, enabling early detection and effective treatment.