Services of Tiermedizin Hochmoor

General Practice

  • Advice on health issues/rearing of puppies and young dogs
  • Vaccinations after general health check (vaccinations according to the recommendations of the StikoVet)
  • Advice on travelling abroad with your pet (vaccination against travel-related infectious diseases)
  • Advice on feeding and special diet
  • Preventive health care for aged pets/ health checks for dogs from 6 or 8 years of age respectively and for cats from 7 years of age
  • Proof of competence for dogs taller than 45cm height at withers
  • Pregnancy checks (ultrasound)
  • Emergencies admitted w/o appointment



  • Ocular examination (general, vital stains)
  • Slit lamp examination
  • Measurement of intraocular pressure (tonometry)
  • Measurement of the amount of tear production (Schirmer Tear Test)
  • Entropion surgery
  • Enucleation


Diagnostic Imaging

  • Radiography
  • HD radiography, elbow radiography, shoulder radiography
  • Computed tomography in cases of lameness, vertebral disc prolapse and epilepsy (epileptic seizure)
  • Cardiac ultrasound
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Endoscopy of the upper airways (bronchoscopy, rhinoscopy, laryngoscopy) in cases of suspected foreign bodies (awn, culm) or tumours
  • Endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract (gastroscopy, duodenoscopy, rectoscopy)
  • Endoscopy of the external ear canal (otoscopy)



  • Wound management (bite injuries, traumatic wounds)
  • Gastric torsion
  • Bladder calculi
  • Female castration in cases of pyometra
  • Male castration
  • Soft tissue surgery i.e. perianal hernia
  • Joint and bone surgery (fracture repair, cruciate ligament tear, patella luxation, corrective osteotomy)
  • Knee surgery i.e. TPLO, ligament replacement, meniscal tears, plate osteosynthesis, repositioning of luxations)  
  • Amputations
  • Splenectomy in cases of splenic tumours
  • Larynx surgery and soft palate surgery
  • Tracheal collapse
  • Nasal surgery
  • Skin tumours



  • Allergology
  • Fine needle aspiration and biopsy
  • Skin scraping
  • Tumour resection
  • Cytology


Internal Medicine

  • Endocrinology (T4, insulin)
  • Tracheal collapse
  • Haematology
  • Serum chemistry
  • Gastroenterology (see also diagnostic imaging)
  • Urology
  • Oncology
  • Virology, bacteriology, parasitology
  • Giardia testing
  • Intensive Care
  • In-patient admission and 24h care
  • Oxygen box
  • Intercostal drain
  • Polytraumata
  • Blood transfusions
  • Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Diagnostic X-ray examination heart/lungs



  • Epilepsy diagnostics
  • CT diagnostics including liquor examination and contrast agent
  • Vertebral disc prolapse



  • Clinical lameness investigation
  • Radiography
  • CT (computed tomography, see diagnostic imaging)
  • Knee surgery
  • Cruciate ligament tear surgery (TPLO, ligament replacement)
  • Patella luxation surgery
  • Femoral head resection
  • Elbow surgery



  • Tumour diagnostics, tumour staging
  • Tumour resection



  • Vaginoscopy
  • Vaginal cytology
  • Ultrasonography
  • Progesterone rapid test
  • Determination of fertile time frame
  • Female cycle diagnostics
  • Obstetrics
  • Caesareans
  • Pyometra surgery
  • Pregnancy, ultrasonography/X-ray



  • General dental hygiene and care
  • Removal of plaque and dental calculus
  • Dental extraction
  • Periodontitis treatment
  • Repair of mandibular fractures


Laboratory Diagnostics

  • Blood, faecal and urinary analysis
  • Analysis of haemostasis
  • Cytology
  • T4 thyroid hormone measurement
  • Progesterone rapid test


Preventive Examinations

  • Patella luxation
  • DANN analysis for hereditary disease
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
  • Preventive checks for aging patients (geriatrics)
  • Puppy check, senior check