Purina Life Span Study

22 Jan No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

  The Purina Life Span Study, conducted from 1987 to 2001, represents the first completed canine lifetime restriction study. Findings from he study proved that maintaining dogs in lean body condition extended their media life span by 15 percent or nearly 2 years, for the labrador Retrievers in the study.

Safe Handling of Chemotherapy at Home

17 Jan No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Topics ,

Since little is known about the potential harm, if any, to people who care for a pet that is receiving chemotherapy, unnecessary exposure to chemotherapy drugs should be avoided. Chemotherapy drugs are given to destroy cancer cells. While these drugs work on cancer cells, they may also affect normal cells.

Selfmedicating pets is not a good idea

16 Jan No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

There are several reasons why we ask pet owners to not give their pet ANY medication unless under the direct treatment of Doctor Neumeister or an other veterinarian. You may believe the ailment in your pet is one thing, but the doctor could find it to be something else altogether.

Dog breeds and characteristics

16 Jan No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

Working Group Dogs of the Working Group were bred to perform such jobs as guarding property, pulling sleds and performing water rescues. They have been invaluable assets to man throughout the ages. The Doberman Pinscher, Siberian Husky and Great Dane are included in this Group, to name just a few.