Urgent Care Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Olympia, WA
Our diagnostic laboratory allows us to perform many types of testing that can aid in the diagnosis and treatment of your pet. Our state-of-the-art equipment allows us to diagnose your pet in-house in most cases. With serious illnesses that need diagnostics, time is of the essence. Call us now for more information at (360) 915-5900.
Why is a Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Important?
Laboratory testing is a valuable tool that is used in a wide variety of diagnostics in veterinary medicine. At Capital Pet Urgent Care, we continually strive to offer the highest quality medicine and services to our customers and their pets. This is why we are proud to offer our in-house diagnostic laboratory services as an additional means of providing excellent and prompt care to our patients.
Testing we offer in house
At Capital Pet Urgent Care in Olympia, we are able to perform numerous tests at our clinic. This means same day and usually same hour results to help us quickly make a diagnosis and recommend a course of treatment. The following tests can be done same day:
- Blood Tests
- Urine Tests
- Skin Scrapes
- Test for Viruses (Parvovirus, Feline Leukemia Virus, and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus)
- Fecal Examinations (Testing for the Presence of Hookworms, Whipworms, Tapeworms, and Roundworms)
- Cytology (ear, mass, skin, fluid, other)
- Skin Cytology
- Complete Blood Counts
- Clotting Times
- Blood Chemistries
- Blood Gases
- Thyroid Levels
- Blood typing
- Heart disease marker
- Pathology review of any abnormal blood finding
- Cortisol levels
What if you don't offer the test I need in house?
In addition to our in-house labs, we have partnered with Zoetis to provide any other testing that needs to be done. This includes common procedures such as biopsies and tissue cultures, as well as specialized testing for specific viruses and diseases.