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Bloodwork Services for Pets

Blood tests are an excellent diagnostic tool for veterinarians. They can show us what is going on internally with your pet, such as organ function, and cellular activity. Blood tests can give us insight into what illness could be affecting your pet.

We offer pre-surgical bloodwork to all pets who are undergoing surgeries such as spay or neuter to make sure anesthetic will be safe for them. Testing the blood of a healthy pet is also a great way to have a baseline level for what is normal for your pet. Annual bloodwork for senior pets can help with early detection of kidney disease, diabetes, and other issues senior pets often face.

How do I interpret the blood test results?


We are equipped with a lab, which means we can test your pets’ blood in our hospital and have results within a short period, usually under an hour. Our veterinarians are able to read the results and discuss with you what they mean.

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Last Updated: January 28, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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!

- Your dedicated team at Tantallon Veterinary Hospital