Category: Interesting Cases

OCTOBER – FLYNN

OCTOBER – FLYNN Flynn presented to us at the end of September after his owner suspected he had been bitten by a snake. He would not come when called, was acting strangely and vomited – all signs that are typically seen shortly after envenomation. He...

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MAY – MATER

MAY - MATER Here’s one of the reasons we advocate castration of male dogs early (prior to 6 months of age) or if not then, as soon as they are finished breeding (and hurry up to finish breeding). Like all males, testicles produce testosterone which...

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MARCH – REGGIE

MARCH - REGGIE Chasing pigs is not something on Reggie's usual daily agenda, but in a fleeting moment of fun and a decision she likely regrets, Reggie found herself being rushed into the clinic as an after hours emergency from serious pig attack wounds that...

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FEBRUARY – JESSIE

FEBRUARY - JESSIE Ever had a dog that was fine but when they returned from a run they were lame? That’s how it all started with Jessie. She has always had a funny walk due to a prior accident so the owners were not surprised...

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JANUARY – CASH

  JANUARY - CASH Cash presented to us in early January after being run over whilst his family were out camping. On physical examination Cash was non-weight-bearing on his left hind leg and it was suspected that his hip was dislocated. Cash was then sedated...

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OCTOBER – RUSTY

OCTOBER - RUSTY Rusty presented to the clinic one Saturday after his owner discovered he was unable to use his back legs. His owner suspected that he may have had a paralysis tick. Sure enough, during physical examination a large tick crater (distinctive red mark...

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SEPTEMBER – RED

SEPTEMBER - RED It was going to be a fairly quiet afternoon here at Stanthorpe Vet Care however, Red had other ideas... Red was presented with tremors. She had been ok in the morning and had gone to work with her Dad. However, a couple...

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AUGUST – THOR

AUGUST - THOR It was going to be a fairly quiet afternoon here at Stanthorpe Vet Care however, Red had other ideas... Red was presented with tremors. She had been ok in the morning and had gone to work with her Dad. However, a couple...

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JULY – MISSY MOO

JULY - MISSY MOO Well, we’ve recently had a prime example of one reason we advocate desexing all pets unless they are to be used for breeding (and then to desex when finished breeding). We had 2 cats from the same family come in for...

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JUNE – SPROCKET

  JUNE - SPROCKET You know what it’s like to breathe……to cough…..Well, try doing it through a straw for a minute or so. Now you know what this cute little fella had to go through only days after arriving here in Stanthorpe. Sproket was a...

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