Sebaceous Cyst

25 Oct No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

As a rule:  if you discover any kind of growth on your pet we urgently recommend you have it checked out by Dr. Neumeister. During the exam Dr. Neumeister will check the entire body of your pet to determine the location, number and appearance of any growths. If the growth turns

Chewing Lice – Mallophaga

18 Aug No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

    A client presented with a 7-week-old puppy for his first puppy exam. The client noted that she noticed something moving on the puppy’s skin and that it seemed extremely itchy and had dandruff-like flakes. Rubbing, scratching, and biting of infested areas can be signs of louse infestation. Heavy

Splenic Hematoma

21 Jul No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

Warning: Some people might find the images in this article graphic! Continue at own risk.   A 10-year-old neutered male Australian Shepherd mix was presented for a second opinion after being diagnosed with a possible Hemangiosarcoma. Hemangiosarcoma is a fast growing, highly invasive variety of cancer that arises from the

Dental Surgery

13 Oct No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

Dental surgery for cats and dogs is a routine procedure at Neumeister Animal Hospital. It ranges from preventive care to tooth extractions. You can read up on our routine dental procedures by clicking on the following link: http://neumeisteranimalhospital.com/dental-disease/ In this particular case a dog was scheduled for a routine cleaning. After

Poultry mites on cats

13 Aug No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

A client came in because she noticed that her cats were itching and scratching. After taking a close look at the cats’ skin a few tiny black spots were found and Dr. Neumeister took a look under the microscope to find that it was a poultry mite.  The client confirmed owning chickens, and the cats

Embedded tooth segment

6 Aug No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

A 5-year-old Golden Retriever was referred to us because of chronic inflammation in the lower mouth arcade. This had started when the dog was only 5 months old. Three years ago a tooth as well as gingival mass had been removed, but the swelling did not recede. A histopathology of the gingival mass confirmed the

Canine Benign Idiopathic Vestibular Syndrome

10 Jun No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

A dog owner called us in panic because her elderly dog (Shelby) suddenly had difficulty walking and was falling over. She was also tilting her head, the eyes were rotating in a circle and flicking back and forth, and up and down. The owner thought that her dog might be

Blastomycosis

9 Jun No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

When coming in with an ill pet it is always important to provide Dr. Neumeister with as much information as possible, even if you think it might not be of importance. In one particular case Dr. Neumeister was able to diagnose Blastomycosis early on after the owners shared that the

Epulides

17 May No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week ,

Epulides are localized growths on the gingival (gums). Most epulides are benign lesions or -tumors, but malignant tumors can present as an epulis as well. Therefore, they should always be histopathologically examined to determine the real nature of the lesion. The most common benign type of epulides in dogs is

Anaplasmosis

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

  Here at Neumeister Animal Hospital we always stress to bring your dog in for a heartworm – and tick panel screening at least once a year. If infected, regular testing can provide early detection, which can improve your dog’s prognosis. This was the case after doing the yearly test

Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy

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

A client came to the office with her 10-year old Boston Terrier because she felt that his vision was impaired. Dr. Neumeister measured the fluid pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure) and evaluated the retina and optic nerve function with color based pupil testing. Both tests came back with results

Sarcoptic Mange

16 May No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

For this case Dr. Neumeister was presented with a one-year old Miniature Poodle who was extremely itchy.   Dr. Neumeister noticed some crusted skin around the ear and took some scrapings to view under the microscope. Several Sarcoptes Scabiei parasites were found. These parasites cause Sarcoptic Mange. Typical symptoms for

High Blood pressure in Cats (Systemic Hypertension)

16 May No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

One of our clients came in with her cat after she observed him breathing faster than normal. This particular patient is currently being treated for renal failure, but had not shown any increased respiratory rates yet. Cats in renal failure often have high blood pressure, which if left too high