Blood sample analysis is a great health screen for any pet. It's an extension of the physical examination to detect if any changes are occurring with your pet's health. For pets less than 7 years of age, a blood panel is recommended annually. It's also a great baseline (to see where your pet's normal ranges lie), in case your pet becomes ill.
Blood chemistries: allows us to assess whole body function
- Kidney function (BUN, Creatinine)
- Gastrointestinal tract (Protein)
- Liver Function (ALT, ALP, Bilirubin, Albumin)
- Regulatory hormones (Glucose)