Pet Lab Services

Alpine Animal Clinic has an extensive in-house laboratory allowing us to screen for many health conditions.

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Comprehensive Pet Laboratory Services

Don’t worry… it’s all in one place, just for you and your family.

Having this right at our fingertips allows us to give you fast, accurate answers for your family without having to wait for an outside lab or risk that your sample could get lost. Our lab is dedicated to giving you peace of mind, often in less than 30 minutes, while you enjoy a cup of tea or coffee in our spacious reception area.

We have the capability to test many things, including blood, urine, and stool samples, and we can culture for bacterial and fungal infections.

Below is just a sample of the many diagnostic tests Alpine Animal Clinic provides for you. Many more are offered to you by using outside specialized labs that are only available at large teaching hospitals, such as for a myriad of genetic, auto-immune, allergic, nutritional, and other conditions.

Some of the most common tests are for:

  • Blood glucose and diabetes
  • Heart
  • Liver
  • Gall bladder
  • Kidney
  • Urinary system
  • Thyroid
  • Bone marrow
  • Blood clotting system
  • Pancreas
  • Proteins, nutrients, and electrolytes
  • … and many more

We test for many infectious diseases, including:

  • Parvo Virus
  • Feline Leukemia Virus
  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Panleukopenia
  • Heart Worm Disease
  • Intestinal Parasites
  • Lice, mites, fleas, and other external parasites

We offer in-house specialized testing, such as:​

  • Antifreeze Exposure
  • Canine Pregnancy testing
  • ACTH
  • Cortisol for adrenal function
  • Bile Acids for liver function
  • Phenobarbital monitoring for seizures
  • Diabetes Insipidus and Diabetes Mellitus
  • Marijuana and other drugs
  • Blood Clotting Disorders