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Urinalysis and Fecal Exam

At Princess Animal Hospital, the two most common laboratory tests we do are urinalysis and fecal testing.

Why is a urinalysis beneficial for my pet?

When we process a urinalysis, our veterinarian is looking at many different elements to determine why your cat or dog is experiencing specific urinary issues. When the results come in, your veterinarian will thoroughly go through them with you and recommend the appropriate medication for the problem.

Why are fecal examinations suggested yearly?

By routinely submitting a fecal sample for testing, we can ensure that your cat or dog does not have intestinal parasites that could be contracted by yourself or your family members. For dogs specifically, although many are on deworming medication throughout the summer months, many parasites fall outside of our regular deworming programs (e.g. coccidia and giardia) that pose a zoonotic risk.

If you have any questions or feel your pet may need one of these tests, please give us a call at 613.634.7123.


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Dear Pet Parents,

We are happy to announce WE ARE ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS!

Missed Appointment/Cancellation Policy

We know your time is valuable, and ours is too. Out of respect for our staff and our other clients, we require at least 48 hours’ notice if you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment. If you do not confirm your appointment with at least 48 hours notice it will be cancelled. As appointments are in high demand, this allows us the necessary time to rebook the appointment time for someone on our waiting list.

After two missed appointments or cancellations with insufficient notice, we will require pre-payment for any future appointments. This amount will be non-refundable 24 hours prior to the scheduled appointment.

Thank you in advance for your patience and kindness.

- Your dedicated team at Princess Animal Hospital