Once the underlying cause is identified, a treatment plan will be developed to deal with that particular illness first. This is a relatively mild disease. Treatment will be administered on an outpatient basis. If animals are demonstrating signs of drug toxicity, discontinue the offending drug. Instead, supplement your dog's diet with folic acid or vitamin B12. Giant schnauzers should get injections of vitamin B-12 every few months.
Initially, you should take your pet in to see the veterinarian weekly for a complete blood count, and occasionally for a bone-marrow aspiration and evaluation.
Ultimately, your pet's prognosis will depend on the underlying cause of the anemia. If a drug was the cause for the anemia, taking your pet off the drug should resolve the problem.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
A condition of the blood in which normal red blood cell counts or hemoglobin are lacking.