Interesting Cases

  • Jan 18 2013

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    MJ – Bearded Dragon

    MJ a five year old female Bearded Dragon presented to Southdown Animal Clinic April 2012 for examination of a mass in her left axilla/lateral thorax area (armpit/chest).  The mass was round,…

  • Mar 16 2012

    Thyroid Cancer in the dog: Attention to detail and timing is Everything!

    We have been Missy’s health care provider for 11 years. She is a wonderful, gentle and intelligent English Springer Spaniel who represents joy and happiness at its very best. Over the years she has…

  • Dec 09 2011

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    Hepatic Lipidosis (Fatty Liver ) in a Cat

    Sammi, a 7 year old domestic long haired cat, presented to us in December with a history of not eating for approximately 1 week. On physical examination, she was found…

  • Dec 09 2011

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    Fractured Femur in an 8 week old puppy

    “Black Jack” was rescued from a shelter by Labrador Retriever Adoption Services at approximately 7 weeks of age. He was brought to the shelter after he was found as a…

  • Dec 09 2011

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    Mammary Mass

    Martha is a 9 year old, intact (unspayed) Labrador Retriever who presented for examination of a very large skin growth that appeared to be associated with the mammary glands. The…

  • Dec 09 2011

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    Foreign Body Surgery

    Daisy is a 6 year old, female West Highland Terrier. Shortly after Christmas, Daisy began vomiting, stopped eating, and was seeming very lethargic at home. Unsure of the cause of…

  • Dec 09 2011

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    Atopy/Allergies

    “Molson” , a 2 year old, male Labrador Retriever, was surrendered to Labrador Retriever Adoption Services by an area shelter after a six month stay there. He was surrendered by…

  • Dec 09 2011

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    Heartworm Positive Dog

    ‘Lola’ is an approximately 4 year old, female mixed breed dog who was picked up by a shelter early this year. As part of routine screening, ‘Lola’ had a heartworm…

  • Oct 21 2011

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    Sam – Cystotomy

    Sam a 9 year old Domestic Shorthair cat presented to our hospital for increased drinking. We obtained a detailed history from the owner that indicated that there were no changes…

  • Oct 17 2011

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    Freddy – Upper Respiratory Tract Surgery

    We first met Freddy, a French bulldog, as an 11 week old puppy. On physical examination the only abnormalities noted were a low grade respiratory infection and stenotic nares. Stenotic…