Endocrinology conditions 2018-10-02T08:11:31+00:00

Is your cat or dog eating, drinking or urinating more than normal?

They could be suffering from a condition of the endocrine (hormone) system, such as Diabetes, Hyperthyroidism or Cushing’s Disease. Endocrinology problems are more common than you think, but thankfully there are a variety of ways of diagnosing and treating each condition to allow your pet to continue to live a full and normal life.

Taking a urine sample is the first step in determining if your cat or dog might be suffering with endocrine problems. Below is a selection of useful, informative guides taking you through the signs and symptoms of each condition, plus a look at the next steps once a diagnosis has been made.

Autumn offer! For the months of October, November and December 2018, Charter Vets is offering basic canine and feline urine screening tests for just £5! Simply bring your dog or cat’s urine sample to your local Charter practice for analysis.  Find out how to take a urine sample here. For more information call 01271 371115 or contact your local practice.*

*Endocrinology urine sample promotion terms & conditions:

  1. This offer does not include a consultation, it is a standalone urine test for conditions of the endocrine system. If a consultation following the test result is required, this will be charged at our normal rate. Rates are available to view here .
  2. Non-absorbent cat litter is required to take a feline urine sample. This is available to purchase at any of our Charter Vets locations.
  3. You will be charged an upfront fee of £5 upon submission of the urine sample. The sample will not be tested prior to payment.
  4. This offer is valid for three months from 1 October to 31 December 2018.
  5. You will need to be an existing or new Charter Vets customer to take advantage of this offer. We welcome new registrations; our registration form can be found here or completed at any of our Charter Vets locations.

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