Urinary diseases are some of the most common and severe disorders in pets. We can diagnose and treat many of these urological conditions.
Veterinary urology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the urinary tract and kidneys. Urinary diseases (especially UTIs) are some of the most common and severe diseases in dogs, cats, and other animals. Oftentimes symptoms go unnoticed until they become life-threatening.
Some symptoms and urological disorders may be caused by a concurrent condition. If your pet is experiencing any of the following, you should bring them in to see us for an examination. However, urinary obstruction is a medical emergency, so if your pet is unable to pass urine they need to be treated immediately.
Bloody or cloudy urine
Inability to urinate
Loss of bladder control
Strong urine odor
Increased frequency of urination
Soiling inappropriate places
Obsessive licking of urinary opening
Depending on the pet’s symptoms and examination, your veterinarian may diagnose your pet with a urinary disease. Urinary diseases are common diseases in animals, and require medical attention. Common urological disorders include:
Urinary tract infection
Kidney disease and failure
Urine crystal and bladder stones
Urinary tract obstruction
Feline urological syndrome
Depending on the diagnosis, we may recommend any of the following treatment options. Some conditions are simply treatable with medications, while others may require surgery.
Nutritional counsel and dietary management
Blood pressure control
Minimally invasive surgery
Soft tissue surgery