Category Internal Medicine

Dog And Cat Biopsy

Biopsy. It’s a scary word, isn’t it? But it doesn’t have to be, because a biopsy can just as easily bring good news as bad. First, let’s define biopsy: “The removal and examination of tissue, cells or fluid from the…

Urinary Incontinence In Dogs And Cats

Urinary incontinence is a common problem in dogs and a less common problem in cats. Workup for urinary incontinence begins with a thorough physical examination followed by routine screening laboratory tests: Complete Blood Count (CBC), Chemistry Profile and chemical and…

Dog And Cat Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma. It’s an ugly word for an ugly disease. And it’s taking my friend, Catherine, pictured below, whom I’ve been treating since 2003. Let’s break down the word. “Osteo” is a Latin prefix referring to bone. “Sarcoma” describes a group…