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  • The urine protein:creatinine ratio is a simple test that measures how much protein is being lost through the kidneys. It is used to determine whether a pet may have serious kidney disease.

  • Feline viral testing typically encompasses testing for Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV), Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Coronavirus.

  • The most common feline viral tests that are performed prior to vaccinations are for Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV).

  • Von Willebrand’s disease is one of the most common hereditary bleeding disorders in dogs, and has been identified in more than 50 different breeds. Breeds with an increased incidence of von Willebrand’s disease include the Doberman Pinscher, Manchester Terrier, Pembroke Welsh Corgi, French Poodle, Shetland Sheepdog (or Sheltie), and Scottish Terrier.

  • Wellness Testing is a program of check-ups and blood tests designed to detect early or hidden disease in pets that appear to be healthy.

  • Wellness Testing is a program of check-ups and blood tests designed to detect early or hidden disease in pets that appear to be healthy. In older cats, Wellness Testing is also used to monitor stable but ongoing health problems.

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