Understanding pet blood tests

  • 3 months ago

01 The magic of a pet blood test Pet blood tests can give us a wealth of information about the health of your pet. They provide an insight into the health of many organs, help detect disease and can also confirm if your pet is safe to undergo anaesthesia. From a pet blood test, we can work out if your pet is dehydrated, has underlying kidney disease or liver changes, and assess your pet's red and white blood cells. All of this helps improve the level of care we can provide to your pet. So, what actually happens when we take blood from your pet? Most blood samples are taken from the jugular vein in the neck. This vein is large enough to provide a good sample and allows us to collect the ...