In-House Laboratory & Reference Laboratories
Laboratory tests can play a crucial role in diagnosing a number of ailments. This is especially important prior to any surgical procedure. Our technicians are highly skilled at performing any necessary diagnostic tests the day of your pet's visit. Our clinic is equipped with Idexx in-house lab equipment along with Idexx and Marshfield reference labs which allows us to provide the most comprehensive diagnostic menu for our patients.
We routinely run the following tests at our in-house laboratory:
Advances in anesthesia have made routine surgical procedures relatively safe with fewer problems or complications, however, problems can occur due to pre-existing conditions not evident during routine physical examinations. Anesthesia affects many organ systems of the body, especially the liver and kidneys. Blood tests prior to anesthesia can be beneficial to your veterinarian in providing a better picture of your pets health.