Jon Geller, D.V.M.,, Dipl ABVP  
Ft. Collins, CO

Specialties: Canine and Feline Medicine

Interests: Urgent Care, Emergency care, critical care
Veterinary Emergency Hospital
970 484-8080
Ft. Collins, CO
My Posts
Sep 29, 2009 in the Cancer in Pets Expert Forum - 3
To help prevent vomiting, you should try to get Heater an injection of Cerenia (Maropitant) from your veterinarian. It is a powerful antivomiting medication that needs to be repeated every 24 hours. There is some sting to the injection, which can be minimized if your veterinarian stores the medication in the refrigerator. An alternative would be to get a few ...
Jul 23, 2009 in the Animal Health - General Expert Forum - 6
I noticed you are located in Bandung, Indonesia, and the availability of veterinary care may be limited. You may be able to give your dog some relief by using "Artificial Tears" that are sold in drug stores and pharmacies for humans. It is important that the product does not contain any other medications that could be harmful. If your Shih Tzu does ...
Jul 14, 2009 in the Animal Health - General Expert Forum - 2
As an emergency vet, I would add that many of these cases are challenging to diagnose, but may respond to a combination of antibiotics for a possible upper respiratory infection (i.e, kennel-cough) along with low dose steroids (like prednisone) to reduce inflammation of the trachea. Minimizing excitement and activity for the next few weeks might also help re...
Jul 09, 2009 in the Dogs Community - 4
It is good that you have a confirmatory blood test pending, because pancreatitis can be a very challenging disease to diagnose. Usually pancreatitis can only be diagnosed with a combination of clinical signs such as vomiting, abdominal pain and fever along with a positive results for a specific blood test (probably the one your veterinarian had sent in), and ...
Jul 09, 2009 in the Dogs Community - 2
1. It sounds like Caesar experienced some "dietary indiscretion", but now things have somewhat normalized thanks to some medication prescribed by your veterinarian and a consistent diet. It is probably very important not to offer him anymore bones or human food in the future. One of the most beneficial treats you could give him is a prescription raw...