Cases

Pebbles' Bilateral Hip Replacement Journey
Pebbles' Bilateral Hip Replacement Journey

1 May 2017

Pebbles was an active four-year-old German Shepard with a passion for chasing seagulls on the beach. Even though the seagulls would fly away before she caught them, her enthusiasm for her game never wavered. Over a period, Pebbles started to show less...

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Lucky tests her luck
Lucky tests her luck

25 July 2016

Lucky, a feisty little white female Maltese, had a pretty bad day on Thursday the 9th of June.  She was hanging out at home being inquisitive and guarding the home base when she tipped her luck too far and fell out of the window. Dropping two floors...

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Sliding Humeral Osteotomy (SHO) surgery keeps energetic Labrador loving life
Sliding Humeral Osteotomy (SHO) surgery keeps energetic Labrador loving life

29 March 2016

Toby is a 5-year old male Labrador mix.  He loves all the typical Labradorian things in life: running on the beach, surfing waves, and eating a big bowl of food afterwards.  This is Toby’s life now, but three years ago he either...

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Getting to the brains of the business
Getting to the brains of the business

10 December 2015

Many people are often surprised to hear that we see animals with brain tumours. I think this is probably because years ago we had no way of diagnosing these challenging cases. Nowadays, fortunately, we have excellent access to the advanced imaging...

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Permanent tracheostomy for laryngeal collapse in a French Bulldog
Permanent tracheostomy for laryngeal collapse in a French Bulldog

24 August 2015

Fourteen years ago I had the privilege of meeting Ronald Tudman, a young French bulldog, and his Mum Maxelyn. The actual meeting was much more stressful because Ronald arrived in severe respiratory distress, mouth open with a large blue tongue protruding...

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