Cystitis (bladder inflammation) is a very common complaint
both in human and veterinary medicine. It can be both frustrating
to treat and very uncomfortable to experience.
Empirical treatment with antibiotics is generally advised
on the basis of treating an opportunistic infection - usually
bacteria more commonly found in the large bowel.
The large majority of these patients present because their
owners have either noticed discomfort when trying to pass
urine or occassionally spots of blood are apparent. Such
was the case with Bryn who went on to receive a course of
antibiotics to help his body rid itself of the suspected