Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Cat Bloodtest

Blood Tests for Cats

Feline bloodwork is an essential part of a diagnosis. Routine bloodwork will help give the entire picture of your cat’s health.

Why are blood tests important for my cat’s health?


From a single blood sample, we can gain information on the health of many of your pet’s organs. We can test for diabetes, anemia, clotting disorders, various infections, as well as assessing kidney function, liver function, pancreatic health, and electrolyte balance.

How long does it take to get blood test results?


The timing could vary, some tests can be run in our in-house lab that could take a few hours to have back, but there are times when the samples need to be sent out, and that could take a few days before the results are back.

How should I prepare my cat for their blood tests?


It could vary depending on the type of bloodwork that your cat needs. When the appointment is booked, the team will give you any instructions required, like if your cat should fast or not.

How often should blood tests be done?


The health of your cat would depend on how often. In a young and healthy cat, you may only need blood work if they become sick to find out what may be wrong. In seniors’ cats, we recommend having blood work done yearly.

Does your hospital perform urinalysis and biopsy?


Yes, we offer both of these services at our hospital.

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Last updated: July 14, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

Starting June 8, we are available to serve you and your pets during the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Spryfield Animal Hospital