Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Cat Fecal Exam

Routine fecal examinations, especially for kittens and outdoor cats is recommended.

What is a fecal parasite screen?


This is a test of your cat’s stool, performed in-house by our veterinary technicians.

What does a fecal parasite screen reveal?


Fecals scan for various different intestinal parasites which most often cannot be seen by the naked eye.

How is a fecal parasite screen done?


A fresh stool sample is mixed with a solution and centrifuged. Next the mixture sits to allow eggs to float, and finally, a slide is prepared, and a veterinary technician looks at it under a microscope, scanning for any eggs and other protozoal parasites.

Cat stool sample instructions?


All we need is a fresh (i.e., within 24 hours) stool sample, about 1 tsp is enough. And yes, it is OK if it covered in litter.

What is the cost of a cat stool test?


Please contact the clinic for test costs.

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Last updated: June 25, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 15, 2020 some 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, heartworm testing, 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. 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.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
- Sunday: CLOSED

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

- Your dedicated team at Briarwood Animal Hospital