Welcome to Neumeister Animal Hospital

EST. 1951 by William C. Neumeister

Dedicated to providing your pet with high quality preventive, diagnostic,
and surgical care in a comfortable, caring environment.

Our business hours are:

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

3675 Crescent Ridge, Dubuque, IA 52003, Phone (563)582-8417, Fax: (563)582-3013


In order to provide excellent, state-of-the-art medical care, while maintaining reasonable prices, we ask that all services be paid upon completion. We accept cash, check, Master Card and Visa.

To protect against the spread of disease, all in-hospital patients, including those in for boarding, must have current vaccinations for the common communicable diseases.

Calling ahead for prescription refills is recommended.


Case of the Week: fracture repair on canine front leg

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Before:
A Blue Heeler's leg was fractured as a result from being hit by a car. Radiographs reveal both radius and ulna (the 2 long bones) of the left front leg with comminution (crushing/grinding) of the distal (outer) 1/3 diaphysis (main or midsection of a long bone).

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After:
The small bone pieces were removed, crushed further and reinserted at the fracture site to serve as graf material or as a source of germinal bone cells. The ulna was shortened by 1 cm to allow compression at fracture site. A plate with 7 holes/screws was applied. After laser therapy a bandage/splint was applied. The dog will receive pain relief medication, as well as antibiotics. The bandage will need to be changed every 7 to 14 days and after 6 weeks radiographs will need to be taken to see how the bones are healing.

Previous cases of the week:


How likely is it that your Golden Retriever will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime?

The answer is: 40 %

Photo of Miga See how this cute Golden Retriever named Miga will make a difference in cancer research by being a participant in Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study by clicking here.

 

 

Please microchip your pet!

For more information about Microchipping click here.

We offer Laser Therapy!

For more information about Laser Therapy click here.