Case of the month

Each month, we post an interesting case to work through from start to finish.

COTM: Intermittent back pain

12-year-old castrated male Jack Russel Terrier was presented for evaluation of intermittent back pain and reluctance to walk

COTM: Incontinent Bulldog puppy

2-month-old male Bulldog presented for urine scald and inability to empty the bladder without manual expression

COTM: Progressive pain & weakness

11-year-old Beagle mix with a one-week history of difficulty going up and down stairs, no longer jumping on the furniture and possible neck pain

COTM: Beagle mix with neck pain

9yr FS Beagle mix brought in for evaluation of progressive pain despite activity restriction, carprofen, and gabapentin

COTM: Tetraparetic Cockapoo

10 yr MC Cockapoo brought in for evaluation following a peracute onset of inability to walk.

COTM: Cat with flaccid tail and tail "mass"

12yr MC DSH cat with that is skittish/hiding more and has a flaccid tail with tail base swelling

COTM: Cavalier with intermittent paraparesis

9-year-old FS Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was referred f0r evaluation of intermittent paraparesis and apparent pain

COTM: Circling cat

A 10-year-old castrated male domestic longhaired cat was brought in for evaluation following a sudden onset of circling.

COTM: Weimaraner with HL tremors

A 12-year-old castrated male Weimaraner was presented to the Neurology Department for evaluation of pelvic limb tremors and LS pain.

COTM: Paraparetic Russian Blue

5yr MC Russian Blue presented for progressive pelvic limb weakness and incoordination not improving with prednisone.

COTM: Neurologic Catahoula

A 2-year-old FS Catahula dog is presented with multiple neurologic deficits.

COTM: Abnormal Beagle Mix

A 2-year-old castrated male Beagle Mix was brought in for inappropriate urination, decreased appetite, circling, and pacing.