Category Convenia

Carnassial Tooth Abscess

“Stephanie, I need to bring my dog, Sprint, in to see Dr. Randolph for an abscess on his face. We are visiting here from Iowa, thinking of buying a vacation home on the Mississippi Coast, but we’re headed back to…

Cat Urinary Tract Problems

Anny writes to us from the Bay Area of California with a question about her kitty, who got an injection of Convenia, the long-acting antibiotic. In her post she describes some circumstances that every cat owner needs to know how to deal…

Convenia Passes Another Test

Convenia passes another test. Bayou recently came to us with an embarrassing problem: BO. Body Odor. He, well, stank. Bayou had a bacterial infection of the skin called pyoderma. It is a common problem, usually secondary with a primary underlying…

Black: A Dog With A Growth

Extenuating circumstances. They affect just about everything in life, don’t they?  Our pets are not exempt from extenuating circumstances, either. Take Black, a sweet, middle-aged Labrador retriever. Black has a little lump on her right rear leg, down low, past…

Cat Bite Abscesses

You’ve heard it said that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s. Even without microbiological tests I would question that statement simply on the basis of some of the things I’ve seen dogs lick! Cats’ mouths, on the other…