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Aug 01

Friendship Successfully Treats Smallest Hemodialysis Patient

Georgie, a 4 month old Yorkie puppy, acutely became lethargic with vomiting and a decreased appetite. Initial lab tests performed with her primary care veterinarian were within normal limits. She was hospitalized to receive supportive care. Over the next 48 hours her health took a dramatic turn for the worse. Georgie became anuric, hyperkalemia, and... Learn More

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Mar 27

IRIS Renal Week Conference

Friendship Hospital for Animals internal medicine doctor, Dr. JD Foster, was one of the organizers of the IRIS Renal Week conference, but also gave a number of lectures and labs: Drug dosing for patients with kidney disease Hemodialyzers, hemofilters, and plasma separators Water purification for hemodialysis Update on IRIS consensus guidelines for extracorporeal blood purification... Learn More

Dec 20

Warsaw VetCo Nephrology and Urology Conference

Warsaw VetCo Nephrology and Urology Conference Friendship Hospital for Animals internal medicine doctor, Dr. JD Foster, was recently lecturing in Warsaw, Poland about kidney and urinary tract diseases for the Warsaw Vetco Nephrology and Urology Conference.  He and his colleague, Dr. Cathy Langston from the Ohio State University, gave a weekend-long seminar to advanced veterinarians.... Learn More

Jan 27

Introducing Extracorporeal Therapies!

Introducing Extracorporeal Therapies! Friendship Internal Medicine is happy to announce the opening of our Extracorporeal Therapies Service! Dr. JD Foster, Dr. Gideon Daniel, and their team can perform hemodialysis and hemoperfusion to treat kidney disease and various toxin ingestions in our patients. Our first patient, Bay, is a four year old lab. Bay’s owners returned... Learn More

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