How to Collect Samples for Your Pet’s Labwork
Published August 19, 2022
Content Reviewed by an Essentials PetCare Veterinarian
Follow the instructions below to collect the samples needed for your pet’s labwork. It is best to collect them as close as possible to your visit.
Canine Urinary Sample Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfCD-vmqF4E
Canine Urine Sample Collection Written Instructions
Feline Urinary Sample Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa7JqFyiUBU&t=7s
Feline Urine Sample Collection Written Instructions
GI Upset Package & Intestinal Parasite Tests:
Label a small clean plastic bag or container with your pet’s first and last name, and the date. Place a small stool sample in the bag or container and close tightly. Stool samples do not need to be refrigerated and can be collected at any time.
Essential Tip: Remember to bring the needed samples when you visit to avoid delaying lab results.