I recommend yearly heartworm testing even if your pet is on heartworm prevention.
- It checks for adult worms in the heart
- It checks for 6 tick-transmitted disease
- It’s inexpensive and is done in the clinic
- It takes 3 drops of blood and 8 minutes to get results
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Dr. Anna was born and raised in Guthrie, Oklahoma. As a teenager, Dr. Anna found her beloved pet dead on the side of the road left to die without any help. That was the moment she decided to become a vet and vowed to help other people and their pets. After a few years of practicing in New Hampshire, Dr. Anna became homesick and decided to return to Guthrie to be with her parents and five other siblings. Family and friends are a major part of our lives which is why we treat our clients at Guthrie Pet Hospital as family. Dr. Anna and her husband do not have children but are very proud pet parents and therefore, treat every four-legged friend as part of the family.
This is the fourth part of a Guthrie vet wants to take you on a journey. The history and physical exam have been performed and it is now time to take some blood. Your pet can’t tell us how he feels so blood work helps the staff of this Guthrie veterinary clinic determine if he is healthy on the inside. Continue…