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Annual Blood Work For Skunks

Skunk Blood Work

It is important to perform blood work once a year to fully evaluate your skunk’s overall health condition. It allows us to recognize diseases at an early stage when we can still help your pet skunk overcome the disease. Obtaining a blood sample is easy and it takes about 20 minutes to get the results. Then our doctor will go over the results with you and will make recommendations as needed.

Some of the diseases we can identify through blood work include:

  • Anemia
  • Dehydration
  • Low glucose levels
  • Polycythemia
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Electrolyte imbalances
  • Bone disease and abnormalities on calcium metabolism
  • Gall bladder disease
  • Signs of inflammatory disease

If you have questions about this test or how it is performed please contact us and we will be happy to answer all your questions.

Contact Address

Exotic Animal Hospital of Orlando
24 Sturtevant St, Orlando, FL 32806
Email: santiagodvm@orlandoexoticveterinarian.com
Phone: 407-286-3484
Fax: 407-650-2548