This was recently posted by Dr. Karyn Jones on her Ajax Animal Hospital Facebook page. It is such a timely and important message for all the pet parents out there as hot sunny days of summer are just around the corner, that I asked Dr. Jones if I could share with our Scalpel readers. Please share this post, it explains why… Continue reading Preparing pets for hot summer days ahead: The dangers are even greater for brachycephalic breeds
By Dr. Kirsten Prosser, BVMS, Dip ACVIM Darby, a four-year old, female spayed, Standard Poodle, presented to the Internal Medicine service at the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Hospital (MOVEH) for further investigation of anorexia and weight loss of approximately two weeks duration. Referral blood work demonstrated mild hypoalbuminemia, mildly elevated alanine transaminase enzyme activity, mild hypocholesterolemia, marginal hyponatremia,… Continue reading Internal Medicine: What is Your Diagnosis?
Veterinary Series Lecture A Variety of Topics Including Gait Analysis, Bandaging and Case Selection The purpose of this talk is to help the participants identify gait abnormalities in the canine patients. To identify gait abnormalities, it is important to take a close look at the normal gaits. We will dissect the three main gaits (walk,… Continue reading Dr. Anne Sylvestre Abstracts for April 10th & 11th Lectures
by Kerry Vinson This article first appeared in the 2018 Canadian Dogs Annual publication.
by Dr. Andrew Barker, Neurology, Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital An 8-month old male intact German Shepherd presented to the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital for an approximate two-day history of hind-limb deficits. The dog slipped while playing three days before; however, he was walking normally and seemed comfortable. The following day the dog was normal in the… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?