Tips & tricks: Two-engine gait

Gait analysis in veterinary neurology is all about "pattern recognition." If you see the same gait over and over, you will eventually be able to immediately narrow the list of possible lesion locations just on gait alone. One gait abnormality is the "two-engine gait..."

Term: Dural tail

A dural tail is a linear area of thickened, contrast enhancing meninges...

"Down" American Bulldog

This week’s case is an 11-year-old spayed female American Bulldog that was referred for being acutely "down" the night before. Watch the video and localize the lesion.

Seizures in dogs ≥ 5 yrs of age

The goal of this study was to better characterize seizures in older dogs.

Quiz: Upper motor neuron signs

Which of the following is a sign of an upper motor neuron (UMN) lesion?

Tips & tricks: 3 types of ataxia

Gait and body posture analysis are an incredibly important aspect of the neurological exam. You can often determine where the lesion is located just by analyzing the patient's movements and posture. Did you know that there are 3 types of ataxia?

Term: Vertebral column

The spinal column is the series of vertebrae that are ...

LHL lameness

This week’s case is a 10-year-old MC Labrador Retriever that was presented with a 1-month history of progressive left pelvic limb lameness and pain.

Quiz: Neuropathic pain

Today's Wednesday Quiz Day features 2 questions about neuropathic pain.

Improved patient videos

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But, in neurology, a video is priceless. Here are some tips for you and your clients to take better videos of your patients.

Term: Diaschisis

Diaschisis is a sudden loss of function in one region of the brain that is anatomically distant...

Paraparetic cat

This week’s case is a 9-year-old MC DSH that was presented for evaluation following an acute onset of pelvic limb weakness.