Lymphoma in dogs

18 Nov No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

Cancer has become the leading cause of death in dogs. Approximately 1 in 3 domestic dogs will develop cancer, which is the same incidence of cancer among men. Lymphoma accounts for 7-24% of all canine cancers. Lymphoma generally affects lymphoid tissues, including the lymph nodes, spleen and bone marrow, but

Onion (allium) poisoning in cats and dogs

7 Sep No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

In North America there are about 95 species of cultivated/native Allium species (e.g. onion, garlic, scallion, shallot, leek, and chives) plus at least another 80 ornamental species. All these species and the products derived from them (e.g. onion powder, garlic powder etc.) be it be raw, cooked, dehydrated or after

Food Allergy trials in dogs

15 Dec No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

Signs A food allergy is a reaction to food involving the dog’s immune system. A protein particle in the food usually causes the reaction. Typical signs can include itching, licking, chewing paws etc. In some case the dogs may only show chronic otitis. Gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting, diarrhea, belching,

Dental composite placement to seal diastema

12 Nov No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

Dr. Abe Trone, DVM and Dr. Jim Neumeister, DDS are working as a team on “Little Bay” to seal a diastema by placing composite around his tooth. On a couple photos we can also see Dr. Mary Lynn Neumeister’s other horse, Zeus, offering advice 😉 Dr. Trone performs debridement and

Mild weather means Fleas and ticks are thriving!

8 Nov No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

We have all been enjoying the nice weather with mild temperatures! Unfortunately the fleas and ticks are thriving in this weather as well. We have been seeing a large increase of patients with fleas and also had patients test positive for Lyme disease after being infected by ticks. Flea infestations

Emotional Support Animals (ESA)

30 Jan No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

An emotional support animal (ESA) is a companion animal which provides therapeutic benefit, such as alleviating or mitigating some symptoms of the disability, to an individual with a mental or psychiatric disability. Emotional support animals are typically dogs and cats, but may include other animals. A person must meet the federal


8 Aug No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education

Lucybella’s owner shared this nice story with us: “Hi, my name is Lucybella. I am a 15 1/2-year-old wired hair fox terrier. I love the outdoors and one of my favorite activities is going to the river and riding with my owner on our wave runner. You may have seen

What do those lab tests mean?

16 Mar No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education ,

ALB (Albumin) – Low levels of this protein can be an indication of chronic liver or kidney disease or of an parasitic infection. ALP (Alkaline Phosphatase) – These are found in liver, bone, kidney and intestines. High levels of this enzyme may indicate organ disease. ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase) – Increased

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

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.

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.

What to expect after your pet’s vaccination

17 May No Comments Neumeister Animal Hospital Education ,

It’s fairly common for your pet to experience some or all of the following mild side effects – usually starting within hours of vaccination and typically lasting no longer than a few days. If these side effects last for more than a few days call us at 1-563-582-8417. Discomfort and