Case of the month

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

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.

COTM: Painful mouth

  Signalment: 7 yr MC Lab Mix History: The patient is…

COTM: Cat with episodes

A 14yr FS DSH is referred for holding the head down, weakness, and episodes of staring off into space/not being responsive to owner.

COTM: Min Pin falls on her head

An 11-year-old spayed female Miniature Pinscher was playing on the couch with another dog. She was knocked off the couch and hit her head on the hardwood floor.