Onsite Veterinary Lab Delivers Critically Faster Diagnoses
Always holding our veterinary services to the highest of standards, you can feel at ease with our advanced onsite laboratory testing. Stationed in the convenience of our Temple City, California, animal hospital, our in-house veterinary laboratory ensures accuracy, quick results leading to even faster diagnoses and treatments, and competitive pricing; without the added expense of sending our tests to an outside lab, we can guarantee you budget friendly values that won’t break the bank.
With such a fully equipped, reliable lab, we are able to run a variety of tests from complete blood count and chemistry panels to blood glucose level monitoring and pet parasite screening. In some cases, the ability to produce fast, dependable results with onsite testing can present lifesaving opportunities for your companion animal.
How will I know if my pet needs to see a veterinarian?
As this is a common question from pet owners across the spectrum, we have compiled a list of typical warning signs and symptoms that indicate you should seek the attention of our trusted veterinarians to help keep your pet happy, healthy, and full of life at all times. If you are feeling skeptical about bringing your furry, scaly, or feathered friend to see us, we encourage you to call us first to speak with one of our professional staff. We are always more than happy to answer your questions and provide a few words of encouragement for the concerned pet owner. Chances are, if you’re questioning yourself, it may be a good idea to bring your pet by our animal hospital for some professional advice. In the meantime, if you notice any of the following behaviors or symptoms, schedule an appointment today:
- Sudden change in weight
- Change in appetite or thirst
- Frequent urination
- Difficulties urinating
- Blood in stool
- Loss of mobility or weakness
- Open wounds
- Eye discharge
- Nose discharge
- Red eyes
- Bulging eyes
- Unusually aggressive behavior
- Seeking an abnormal amount of attention; unusually needy
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Excessive flatulence
- Pale gums
- Persistent scratching or chewing at the skin
- Continuously shaking the head or pawing at the ears
- Foul odors from the mouth