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Cat Fecal Exam

Fecal exams allow veterinarians to check your pet for intestinal parasites.

What is a cat fecal parasite screen?


A fecal test is done on a sample of your cat’s stool. This test can detect if your cat has internal parasites such as tapeworms and roundworms. Treatment will depend on which internal parasite is found. Generally, we test the sample in our in-house lab to check for parasites or their eggs. If possible, we ask our clients to drop off a fecal sample before your appointment time. That way we can have the results by the time you arrive for your scheduled appointment.

What is the best method for collecting my cat’s stool?


The easiest way to obtain a sample is right out of the litterbox. Try not to break it apart too much, putting it into a container or baggie. If it is diarrhea, we ask that you try not to use absorbent materials such as a paper towel to pick up the sample.

How much does a cat stool test cost?


We are happy to discuss the costs associated with testing your cats fecal sample. Please call our office to speak with one of our friendly pet care specialists. We can answer any questions you may have 403-527-2829.

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Last updated: May 25, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 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

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 - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 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 Crossroads Animal Hospital