This is an ultrasound examination of the bladder of a dog that has had chronic urinary tract infections that currently has blood in the urine once again. Ultrasound showed a very bright round stone. A bladder stone will cause the black shadow below it, like in this ultrasound. The urinary stones, in cats and dogs, cause chronic irritation with the increase in likelihood of infections … Continue reading Calcium Oxalate Bladder Stone
This is a microscopic view of mites that live within the ear canal of dogs and cats and cause very itchy ears with very dark ear build-up. These “ear mites” are called Otodectes cyanotis. They are transmitted via contact with other animals that are infected. They are easily treated and prevented with certain anti-parasitic medications (including certain monthly heartworm and flea combinations!) Please visit us for more … Continue reading Might it be mites!?
This dog presented for rapid onset of cloudiness within the eye overnight . There was a history of having a very high fat meal of human food two days prior to being seen at the clinic. This occurs when the lipoproteins/fats within the blood leak into the Anterior (front) chamber of the eye. This is called “Metabolic Uveitis.” The dog was still able to … Continue reading Fat in the EYE!?