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?
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?
by Dr. Jonathan Huska A 6 month old, intact female Yorkshire Terrier was referred to the Toronto Veterinary Referral Hospital (TVRH) Neurology Service with an approximately 10 day history of cervical spinal pain. Clinical signs were initially reported as yelping in pain while holding the head low with a guarded neck carriage. There was no… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?
By Norm Nasser BSc DVM Wallie, a 7 year old male castrated Husky, was brought to the Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital with a 2 day history of projectile vomiting. His owner reported that Wallie had a problem with chronic vomiting, doing so weekly for many years. It was confirmed with the owner that Wallie was… Continue reading What’s Your Diagnosis?