Laboratory - Bairbre O'Malley Veterinary Hospital

By: Bairbre O'malley - Veterinary Hospital  05/12/2011
Keywords: Exotic Pets, African Grey

Our laboratory is very well equipped to perform a variety of tests. We daily run a variety of blood tests on our cat and dog patients to investigate problems like liver, kidney and diabetes.

Trainee vet nurse Stephen runs a pre-anaesthetic profile blood test on an 8yr old female dog prior to her surgery.

Exotic pets like african grey parrots and bearded dragons are prey animals and do not easily shows signs of illness. We recommend all these pets have a health check every 6-12 months - this includes a routine blood and faecal examination. Early diagnosis of a medical problems is important in saving pets lives.

Keywords: African Grey, Exotic Pets

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