CAT WITH BLADDER SAND

This cat came in with a chronic history of urinary tract infections.  UTI’s are very common in our feline friends and can be difficult to diagnose and cure.  All too often, we can manage these cases but never achieve a cure.  This is due to multiple issues including the inability to confirm crystals or “bladder […]

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Juvenile Cancer in 2yr Old Dog

The animal in this case is a 2yr old female medium size mixed breed dog.  This case first presented with a weight bearing lameness on the right rear limb.  On exam, there was a mild amount of swelling noted in the right hock joint, but no other swelling noted.  The animal was mildly painful on […]

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Hyperthyroidism in a Cat (Thyroid Neoplasia)

This case involves a 12 year old cat that had been suffering for months with an increased appetite and loosing weight.  Blood work was completed 2 months ago and revealed a mild to moderate increase in the liver enzymes.  The animal was started on medicine for the liver and was told to check back in […]

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Thyroid Cancer in a Small Dog

The animal in this case was a 9 year old small mixed breed dog with a history of swelling in the neck.  The owner reported that this animal had been diagnosed with canine hypothyroidism about 1 year prior and had been on medicine since.  They noticed the swelling in the animals neck about 1 month […]

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Aspergillus Nasal Infection (Dog)

This dog was a 6 year old large mixed breed with a history of chronic nasal discharge and mild weight loss.  The nasal discharge had been present for 6 months, and had been treated with multiple antibiotics and NSAIDS.  When the animal came to us, the owner reported that the dog had been loosing weight […]

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Severe Internal Ear Infection

This animal is a 7 year old Boston Terrier with a history of chronic ear infections.  The animal had been treated with multiple antibiotics and topical ear medications prior to evaluation at our clinic.  On exam, severe bilateral otitis externa was diagnosed with a suspicion of a more internal disease being present.  The examining veterinarian […]

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Shoulder OCD in a Labrador Retriever

This dog is a 12 month old Labrador Retriever that was referred in for evaluation of a front leg lameness that had been present for the past 3-4 months.  The dog was intermittent lame on the limb for the first 2 months, but the lameness had progressed to a moderate to severe lameness at the […]

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Large Brain Mass

This animal was a 7 year old male Boston terrier referred in for a pre-surgical MRI concerning a soft lump on the head.  The Ref. veterinarian had tapped a reddish liquid out of the lump 3 days before.  The lump was about the size of a golf ball located just behind the left eye.  The […]

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Tracheal Foreign Body (Rock)

     This cat was 12 weeks old and presented to the clinic for respiratory distress.  The cat was open mouth breathing and the gums and tongue were already turning a light shade of blue.  The owner reported that the animal liked to carry rocks around in its mouth.  After the exam, the doctor decided […]

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