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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.

Why would my pet need urology treatments?

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.

  • Fever

  • 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

  • Lethargy

  • Weight loss

  • Vomiting

When would my pet need urology treatments?

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

  • Incontinence

  • Urinary tract obstruction

  • Feline urological syndrome

How will you treat my pet?

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.

  • Antibiotics

  • Nutritional counsel and dietary management

  • Medical therapy

  • Drug Therapy

  • Urethral bulking

  • Blood pressure control

  • Urethral catheterization

  • Surgery

  • Renal transplantation

  • Interventional radiology

  • Minimally invasive surgery

  • Soft tissue surgery