Urine Specific Gravity Test

Download The urine specific gravity (SG) test tells your veterinarian how concentrated your pet’s urine is (how much water it contains). Collecting a urine sample for SG measurement can be done at your veterinarian’s office or, sometimes, at home. If your pet’s urine SG is abnormal, additional tests may be recommended to determine the cause.

Winter Hazards and Your Cat

Download Cats are attracted to the sweet smell and taste of antifreeze, but if eaten, this toxin can quickly cause kidney failure. Outdoor cats depend on people for their warmth and survival during the winter months; special steps need to be taken to keep these cats safe. Holidays are a time for celebration but can

Thyroid Level Test/Thyroid Profile Tests/Feline Hyperthyroidism

Download Feline hyperthyroidism is a disorder caused by the production of too much thyroid hormone by one of both of the thyroid glands. Diagnosis of feline hyperthyroidism is made by evaluation of clinical signs, physical examination, and one or more thyroid level blood tests. A baseline thyroid level test is a blood test that measures

Vaccine Titer Testing

Download Vaccine titer tests measure the level of specific antibodies in a pet’s blood. Titer tests can help determine whether a puppy’s or kitten’s immune system has responded appropriately to an initial vaccine series. Some veterinarians use vaccine titer tests to help guide decisions regarding whether a pet should be revaccinated for certain diseases. What

Your Pet's Prescribed Diet

Download   If your pet is on a prescribed diet, keeping him or her on that diet is essential for the best possible health and quality of life. Your veterinarian has carefully selected your pet’s prescribed diet based on his or her specific needs, so this food should not be changed. Please order refills of

Ticks and Your Cat

Download Ticks can transmit dangerous diseases, like cytauxzoonosis, when they attach to a cat and feed. Your veterinarian can recommend safe and effective products to help protect your cat from ticks. You should never remove a tick with your fingers. Tweezers or tick removal tools work well. When in doubt, ask your veterinary care team