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.
A fecal parasite screen is a test of the cat’s feces in order to see if they have a parasitic infection.
What does a fecal parasite screen reveal?
The fecal test will reveal if the cat has a parasitic infection.
How is a fecal parasite screen performed?
The stool is processed, strained and viewed under a microscope for eggs. We do not look for the parasite worm but the eggs that the parasites produce in the feces.
What is the best method for collecting my cat’s stool?
Scoop out the litter box to ensure a clean environment. Check every couple of hours for a fresh sample and place the sample in the container provided by your regular veterinarian. Some clinics will suggest getting three samples, other times one sample will be sufficient. Your veterinarian will be able to tell you what is required for your pet’s specific needs and care.
How much does a cat stool test cost?
Prices vary based on what the testing is for. Please feel free to contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for further information.
We are so happy to announce that we have won the 2018 Reader’s Choice Award in Mississauga in the category of Best Veterinary Hospitals! This award is very special to us as the voting is done by the community and our clients.
We would like to thank every person who took the time to vote, or even took the time to share your experience with someone else.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 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, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call us. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
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 continue to be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!
- Your dedicated team at Clarkson Village Animal Hospital