Category Archives: Diagnostic Testing

Blood in the Urine…One thing I forgot to mention

In a previous post I discussed the presentation of dogs and cats who have blood in their urine.  I mentioned various causes and diagnostic tests available, but I left out the current scenario. Some years ago, a client called saying "Fuzzy has another one of those bladder infections." (She had previously had two episodes of […]

Senior Care/Geriatric Workups, Part 3: “He’s been so healthy until today.”

Three times in the last week I have been presented with a pet who was gravely and terminally ill, and the people felt the illness had come on suddenly.  I looked at the pet and saw things like being twenty percent underweight, bones "sticking out", dehydration, sunken eyes, swollen abdomen.  These are things that didn’t […]