At Ambassador Animal Hospital, we take the health and well-being of your cats and dogs seriously. We have therefore invested in our state-of-the-art in-house laboratory to provide fats and reliable diagnostic services. Our commitment to offering the highest standard of pet care is reflected in the range of tests we conduct and the speed at which we can provide results.
Types of Tests and Diagnostics
Our in-house laboratory is equipped to perform a wide range of tests, including:
- Chemistry and Complete Blood Count
- Snap Testing for Parvo
- Snap Testing for Heartworm
- Snap Testing for Feline Leukemia and Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)
We understand the importance of quick results when it comes to diagnosing and treating your pet’s health issues. Our laboratory typically provides results within an impressive 10 to 15 minutes, allowing our veterinary team to make informed decisions swiftly.
While our in-house laboratory focuses on providing rapid results for common diagnostic needs, we also collaborate with external laboratories for specialized tests that may be required for more complex cases.
Benefits of Our In-House Laboratory
Having an in-house laboratory benefits both our clients and their furry companions in several ways:
Faster Diagnosis and Treatment: Swift results enable our veterinarians to diagnose and initiate treatment promptly, increasing the chances of a successful recovery.
Cost and Time Savings: By eliminating the need for sending samples to external labs, we save you time and minimize expenses while delivering the same high-quality diagnostic services.
Sample Collection and Handling
Our skilled team collects and handles blood and urine samples with utmost care. Samples are processed immediately to ensure accurate and reliable results.
To ensure the accuracy and reliability of our test results, we rely on cutting-edge equipment, including Idexx blood machines and snap tests, known for their precision and consistency.
Access to Our Laboratory
Our in-house laboratory is available for most cases, allowing us to deliver timely and efficient care. In some instances, more specialized testing may be required, and we work with trusted external labs to meet those needs.
Once the laboratory work is completed, our experienced veterinarians will sit down with you to discuss the results in detail. We believe in open communication, ensuring that you fully understand your pet’s condition and the recommended course of action.