Raw food diets

17 Feb No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Topics

Raw food diet has been gaining in popularity over the last few years. Raw food can be fed as a prepared frozen meal, or as raw meat with individual addition of grain and supplement mixes. Supporters feel that raw meat is better because our dog’s wild canine ancestors survived on

Lipoma – fatty tumor

17 Feb No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Topics

Lipomas are a slow-growing collection of fat cells usually found just under the skin. They are usually soft, with limited mobility and located directly under the skin. They can grow larger and sometimes impede the dogs movement depending on the location. Most dogs that develop a lipoma will develop multiple tumors. Since

Urine passing from the kidney to the bladder

16 Feb No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Topics

Here’s a cool video we recorded the other day! During an Ultrasound on a client’s dog we captured a drop of urine passing from the kidney to the bladder. Long Axis View of Canine Bladder: Urine emerging near sphincter from ureter papilla.

Xylitol: hidden source of pet toxin

16 Feb No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education ,

  Hidden sources of pet toxin could mean trouble for patients Xylitol, a sweetener that causes hypoglycemia and hepatic necrosis (liver failure) in dogs, appears in products you’d never suspect. Many products such as nasal sprays, sleep aids, multivitamins, prescription sedatives, antacids, stool softeners, smoking-cessation gums and other products may

Entropion eyelid repair and third eyelid flap

16 Feb No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week ,

This kitten has been named “Jack Sparrow”. He was presented on October 25th, 2014 by a Dubuque police officer after being found abandoned with his left eye protruding beyond its bony socket. He weighed only 2.1 lbs and was emaciated. Jack Sparrow was immediatley fed and medicated to help him

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