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Pet Preventative CareRancho San Carlos Pet Clinic

Preventative care is the most effective strategy to ensure that your pet lives a long, healthy, happy, and active life.

Pet Preventative Care

​RECOMMENDED PREVENTATIVE HEALTHCARE TESTS:

  • Intestinal Parasite Exams 
    • A test of fecal material.
    • Recommended each year.
  • Heartworm Testing
    • 4DX Test A blood test screening test for Heartworm Disease, and 3 tick-transmitted infections: Lyme, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma
    • ​Recommended each year for dogs.
  • Heartworm Antibody Test 
    • Screens for exposure to heartworm disease from mosquitoes.
    • Recommended each year for cats.
  • Health Screen Blood Profile
    • A blood test evaluating your pet’s liver, kidneys, blood sugar, electrolytes, blood proteins, and complete blood count to screen for infections or anemia
    • ​Recommended each year.
    •  Urinalysis 
      • A test of urine looking for urinary tract infection, diseases affecting the kidneys, urinary crystals, and stones.
      • Recommended each year.
    • ECG or EKG – also known as Electrocardiogram 
      • A simple test looking for signs of heart disease
      • Recommended at 6 years of age and each year thereafter.

    **** All of these tests can be performed through a simple blood test, collection of a urine sample and a fecal sample, and an easy and quick look at your pet’s heart performed in our clinic and evaluated by a Cardiologist.