With the 2018 coming to an end, the Animal Hospital Postojna team sincerely thanks you for your trust and we assure you that we will do everything to keep it and strengthen it. For the 2019 we wish you to remain determined in your professional aspirations, healthy and prosperous.
Although every anaesthetic and surgical procedure carries certain risks, most can be prevented by performing proper (pre-anaesthetic) examination, using appropriate equipment and techniques and providing careful monitoring.
We are most happy and proud to invite you to join us to a gastroenterology evening here at Animal Hospital Postojna! Bring your questions and difficult cases up for a discussion on October 1, 2018.
Bonus, a 10-year-old old Boxer came from Poland to our Hospital because of severe neurological signs.
At Animal Hospital Postojna we can also provide accommodation for you.
Dental extractions are a surgical procedure, therefore basic surgical principles apply, including an aseptic surgical technique. Appropriate instruments and techniques are needed for a successful and safe surgical procedure. Dental radiographs are of an utmost importance to confirm that dental extractions were successful, especially when complications occur.
With advanced imaging (i.e. computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging) becoming widely available to veterinary practices, brain tumors are being commonly diagnosed as a cause of clinical neurological signs in dogs and cats. Symptomatic management, surgical excision via craniotomy and external beam radiation therapy are currently the most common treatments for intracranial neoplasia in veterinary medicine.
Many oral and dental diseases in dogs occur with aging of the animals, however, puppies can also be affected. Therefore, it is important that we pay attention to the congenital defects, but also to dental and maxillofacial trauma and other diseases in the puppies during their first months of life.
We fully understand that visiting us with your animal, especially if she or he has to stay with us for the treatment, can be very stressful. But rest assured – we are commited to the best possible care of your animal! So, while waiting, take a moment to visit Postojna or the surrounding area.
Emergencies in veterinary dentistry and maxillofacial surgery include management of dental fractures, luxations and avulsions, management of jaw fractures, temporomandibular joint fractures and luxations and soft tissue injuries.
Buprenorphine hydrochloride is a partial μ-opioid agonist with a structure very similar to morphine. The receptor pharmacology and pharmacokinetics profile of buprenorphine is complex but unique and contributes to its distinct safety and efficacy. It provides an additional option in the fight against pain in dogs and cats (if you know how to use it).
Radiotherapy is a form of local therapy against cancer and can be used as a sole treatment, especially if the tumor cannot be removed surgically.
When the tumor location is unfavorable for removal with appropriate safety margins due to vitally important surrounding structures, it is essential to carefully plan surgical procedure and find the best solution for each individual case.
The extent of postoperative care in dental patients varies depending on the extent of the disease(s) and procedure(s).
In Animal Hospital Postojna we offer practical training (externship) in small animal medicine, especially in the fields of canine and feline surgery, dentistry, anesthesiology, diagnostic imaging (especially CT), oncology (including radiotherapy) and inpatient care.
My grandfather “nono” Janez Jelačin, born in 1888, was an enthusiast for the treatment of animals, as evidenced also by the notes from Animal Health Course held at Grm near Novo mesto, dated April 1914.
Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with one or more anticancer medications, which are most effective in cases in which cells divide rapidly.
Periodontal diseases and basic periodontal therapy – an essential start to any successful oral/dental treatment procedure.