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Blood Work

Our clinic is equipped with a complete in-house laboratory, allowing for on-site testing and rapid results.

What is the purpose of carrying out blood tests on pets?

There can be numerous reasons a veterinary might order blood tests:

Pre-op tests

Before carrying out surgery, the veterinarian will make sure there are no contraindications. Analysis of a blood sample will help us ensure that your pet has no underlying conditions that could pose a risk for the surgery.

Follow-up care for a known condition

Your pet’s blood work can also help us monitor any already diagnosed diseases, helping the veterinarian assess the disease’s progression and adjust your pet’s medication and treatment if needed.

To ensure your pet stays in good health

It’s important to have your pet’s blood work done regularly, even if they’re in perfect health. The results will help your vet quickly detect any diseases and treat them early.

Last updated: September 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 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, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

  • Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
  • Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
  • Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication
  • 3. OPERATING HOURS We are OPEN with the following hours:
    Monday to Friday: 8 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday: Closed

    4. 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!

    - The team at Clinique Vétérinaire Dre Suzanne Marcil