Gallbladder

16 May No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

The gallbladder is a small organ where bile is stored, before it is released into the small intestine. Dogs (and all other Vertebrates) can live without a gallbladder. The surgical removal of the gallbladder is called a cholecystectomy. Gallbladder Mucocele Gallbladder mucocele is a condition in dogs due to accumulation

Kidney Mass – renal adenocarcinoma

16 May No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

  A happy 10 year old neutered male Yorkie-Poodle was presented due to the owner seeing bloody urine (hematuria) in the snow. Ultrasound of the abdomen revealed a proliferative mass arising and destroying the left kidney. The right kidney was normal and renal values were normal as well (only 25%

Panosteitis

17 Apr No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

  A 6-month old German Shepherd was presented because of limping. During the exam Dr. Neumeister found that the dog was very uncomfortable with extension of the left front leg and was able to extend it only 30%. No fever was present. Radiographs of the front legs was scheduled to

Fractures

16 Mar No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Case of the week

Before: A blue Heeler fractured his leg after being hit by 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).   After: The small bone pieces were

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