Laboratory Services

In-House Laboratory
Riverbend Animal Hospital has a full service in-house laboratory, which enables us to run many of our lab tests on site. As a result, we can have answers back on tests in a matter of minutes or hours, rather than days. The tests we run include routine screening tests for Heartworm, Lyme and other tick borne diseases, as well as Feline Leukemia and FIV.

In addition to routine screening, we have the ability to run many diagnostic tests and obtain accurate results rapidly. These tests include in-house hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, and cytology.

Outside Laboratory Services
Riverbend utilizes the services of several commercial laboratories providing a wide range of lab tests. Results are often available within 24 hours, although some tests, such as cultures and histopathology, take longer.

“The communication, education and attention given to the pet owners before, during and after the surgery is so appreciated by our family.”

Lee Ann, Union, CT

“Your compassion helped us navigate through a challenging and unexpected situation and we feel so lucky to have found you.”

Sandra, Holyoke

“Thank you for keeping Tucker’s world from being boring. You are a gift in our life!”

Amy, Greenfield

“I want to thank all of you for helping me thru this most difficult time. Peanut was so special and precious. Thanks again for your support and caring.”

Lorraine, Westhampton

“We’re so grateful for your welcoming smiles and compassionate care. Cheers!”

Madeline and Don, Hatfield