Health Screening Tests

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    Geriatric Testing

    Different sized Dogs and Cats age at varying rates, with larger animals reaching “Senior” status much sooner than smaller pets. While each pet reaches “Senior Hood” at a different age, most…

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    Lyme’s Disease Testing

    A dog with symptoms of Lyme disease ideally should have a test to confirm or rule out Lyme disease. Since it is almost impossible to culture the Lyme spirochete, efforts…

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    Heartworm Testing

    What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by…

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    Von Willebrand’s Disease

    Knowing if your dog has this condition before an emergency situation arises can mean the difference between life and death. Similar to hemophilia in humans, von Willebrand’s disease can result…

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    Renal Dysplasia

    Renal dysplasia is a disorder in which the kidneys do not develop normally. It most commonly affects Shih Tzus, Lhasa apsos, and soft-coated wheaten terriers. Dogs usually become clinically ill…

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    Hip Dysplasia

    Canine hip dysplasia (abnormal development of the hip joint) begins when the hip joint in a young dog becomes loose or unstable. If left undiagnosed and untreated, this instability causes…