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Cat Fecal Exam

Cat Fecal Exam

What is a cat fecal parasite screen?


A fecal test is a diagnostic tool.

What does a fecal parasite screen reveal?


In the hospital, we can perform fecal flotations to screen feces for parasitic worm eggs or protozoa.

How is a fecal parasite screen performed?


Fecal tests can be performed in house with a fecal sample, or a sample can be sent to the laboratory if needed.

What is the best method for collecting my cat’s stool?


You can pick it up a sample from the litter box with the least amount of litter present on it. For transport to the hospital, you can use a Ziplock type bag or pick up a fecal collection container from us.

How much does a cat stool test cost?


The cost can vary based on the tests required. Your Veterinarian will provide an estimate for you.

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Last updated: December 16, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Sunday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Note: Closed daily between 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

2020 Holiday Hours

Dec 21-23: Regular Hours
Dec 24: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dec 25-26: CLOSED
Dec 28-30: Regular Hours
Dec 31: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jan 01: CLOSED
 
To ensure you have adequate supplies for the holiday season, please order prescription refills by December 22nd. Please consider ordering your pet's food through our online store. Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season!

5. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Alouette Animal Hospital

*Notice: Local Delivery Only - Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows