Haematology & Biochemistry

for Companion, Equine and Exotic Animals

Individually interpreted reports based on past patient data and clinical history giving unparalleled insights


We examine blood smears from all haematology submissions, stain them appropriately and then microscopically check cell morphology and look for abnormalities that are too discrete for automated analysers to detect, so no detail is missed.

A fresh blood smear with every haematology submission will also increase the accuracy of the haematology report.

Our services include

  • Haematology
  • Coagulation
  • Interpreted Profiles & Screens
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Endocrinology


Rest assured that our results are thorough and comprehensive.

We provide highly personalised interpreted reports, with free consultation from expert veterinary pathologists and specialists. Our pathologists — our whole team in fact — are trained and encouraged to make a diagnosis and share an opinion based on their years of experience with every kind of case you can imagine. It means they have the freedom to work closely with you and help you take cases forward in the right way, not sit on the fence and report your differentials back to you. So, at the end of the day, you get great service and so do your customers.

We provide a full range of tests including profiles, biochemistry, endocrinology, therapeutic drug monitoring, as well as many tests not offered by other labs. Go to PATHPORT to learn more.


Friendly Personal Service

Unparalleled Insights

Speed & Accuracy

High Quality


  • Please submit a full EDTA tube for haematology (filled to the line). Under filling will cause cell shrinkage, falsely decreasing MCV and
    increasing MCHC.
  • Mix the sample well by rolling between your hands or inverting gently. Do not shake.
  • For biochemistry leave plain serum for 20 mins, or gel for 10 mins, to clot before spinning.
  • Please label all samples with the animal’s name and the owner’s surname.
  • Please prepare a fresh blood smear with each haematology submission.
  • Refrigerate your blood samples before sending to the laboratory. Do not refrigerate blood smears.
  • For health and safety reasons, please clearly mark all chemotherapy cases.
  • Minimum 8-hr fast for most accurate measurement.

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Our Clinical Pathologists

Pedro Serra

Board Certified Clinical Pathologist

Eilidh Wilson

Board Certified Clinical Pathologist

David Buckeridge

Head of Residents and Board Certified Clinical Pathologist

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