When Rosie was five months old, she broke her right front arm while trying to jump into the car. A cast was made and a bandage was placed. Rosie was seen weekly at Broad Ripple Animal Clinic over the course of eight weeks for evaluation of her arm and bandage changes. After wearing a cast for eight weeks, radiographs were taken to ensure that the fracture had healed and her bandage was removed. She is now a happy and healthy three year old!
Lucy, an eight year old Rottweiler, has been coming to Broad Ripple Animal Clinic since she was a puppy. At the age of five, she began showing symptoms of arthritis in her back legs. Laser therapy was done over the course of two months to help with pain relief, while she was also started on an anti-inflammatory medication which helped control her arthritis. She has continued to manage well with her condition.
Lucy has also had two fractured teeth, both of which were removed during anesthetic dental cleanings at Broad Ripple Animal Clinic.
Peeves was struggling in the middle of a busy road one morning when a good samaritan spotted him. After picking him up, Peeves was brought into Broad Ripple Animal Clinic for care as he was having trouble using his back legs. Radiographs were taken and no internal injuries were found. Pain medications were started to help Peeves feel more comfortable during his stay. He is now happy and healthy in his new home!
In December 2015, at the age of four, bruises appeared on Harrison’s ears, back, chest, and abdomen. He was brought in to Broad Ripple Animal Clinic where blood work was checked in clinic and radiographs were taken. He was diagnosed with immune-mediated thrombocytopenia, an auto-immune disease that affects the blood. Over the course of 10 months, he had continued blood work monitoring, as well as twice daily medications at home. Since treatment, he has had normal blood work and is a happy, healthy, seven year old!