We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.
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Cat Fecal Exam
Fecal examinations are the best tool to determine if your cat has intestinal parasites. Parasites can easily be killed with medication provided by a Veterinarian.
What does a fecal parasite screen reveal?
Fecal tests will determine if your cat has intestinal parasites.
How is a fecal parasite screen performed?
A fecal screen is performed at a local laboratory where they microscopically analyze the sample to determine if there are any parasitic eggs found.
What is the best method for collecting my cat’s stool?
To collect a stool sample, please take the most recent sample found in the litter box and bring it in a clean container or bag. The fresher the sample, the more accurate the test.
How much does a cat stool test cost?
Please call the hospital and our team will be able to answer any further questions.
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McKnight Veterinary Hospital is committed to doing everything possible to combat the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
As part of this commitment, effective immediately, McKnight Veterinary Hospital will be instituting the following precautionary protocol to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
For the safety of yourself, our staff, and the community,
clients will not be allowed to enter the building.
- If possible, please call us at 403.457.0911 to let us know you are on the way so that we can be prepared to meet you upon your arrival at the hospital.
- When you arrive, please
stay in your vehicle in our parking lot and call 403.457.0911, and we'll come to you.
Prescription and food will be available for pick-up between 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. This will allow our team to focus on emergencies overnight.
- If you do not have a phone or your pet's emergency is immediately life-threatening, please come to the front door and ring the bell located to the right of the door.
Thank you in advance for your understanding.
- Your McKnight Veterinary Team