Common signs of urinary tract disease in the horse include straining to urinate, abnormal-appearing urine (discolored, bloody), frequent urination and drinking water excessively. Equine urinary disorders can include bladder stones, infections of the lower urinary tract or kidneys, ruptured bladder, bladder paralysis and renal cancer. Our team is available to help with emergency and routine urinary tract problems 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Highlights of Service:
- Diagnostic capabilities including routine blood work, urinalysis, urinary catheterization, specialized testing to evaluate renal function, renal ultrasound and cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy)
- Equipped to evaluate and manage neonatal foals with urinary tract problems such as ruptured bladder or difficulty urinating
- Facilities, boarded surgeons and anesthesiologists are readily available to handle both emergency and non-emergency urologic surgical needs of horses and foals