Case Studies

Learn how to monitor your pet’s health and as a result, you’ll have a happy and healthy pet!

Using Continuous Pulse Measurements to Control a Hyperactive Dog

  Tessa is a four-year-old Border Collie who lives on a farm where sheep are raised – ostensibly an ideal setting for a breed that excels in herding sheep. However, Tessa is not an ordinary Border Collie. As a young pup, she suffered an emotional trauma during airline travel, which made her an anxious adult.

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Early detection of hyperthyroidism in an asymptomatic cat

Patient Condition and History Mya, a 14-year-old spayed female weighing 13lb, is an indoor-only, domestic shorthair cat who had no known medical problems. Carol Pipher, Mya’s owner and a veterinary technician from Southern Tier Veterinary Associates animal hospital in Vestal, NY, placed a PetPace collar on her for routine screening. Monitoring Data and Medical Exam

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TREATING HEART DISEASE IN THE HOSPITAL AND BEYOND

Patient Condition and History Chester, a 10-year-old, 43lb, male American Cocker Spaniel, was presented to MediVet Warbreck House Veterinary Centre in Liverpool, UK, after suffering from weakness, lethargy and labored breathing for 24 hours. Chester’s medical history included Chronic Kidney Disease (IRIS stage 2), Hypothyroidism, Hypertension, Anterior Cruciate Repair, and recurrent Otitis (ear infections). He

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NON-INVASIVE, CLOSE MONITORING OF PUPPY WITH CONGENITAL VASCULAR DISEASE

Patient Condition and History Kira, a five-month-old female Husky puppy weighing 10 pounds, was presented to the Herzliya Veterinary Hospital in Israel owing to repeated regurgitations and weight loss. Following an extensive work-up she was diagnosed with a rare congenital vascular anomaly called PRAA. PRAA, short for Persistent Right Aortic Arch, is a congenital anomaly

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QUANTIFYING ACTIVITY AND CALORIC NEEDS

Patient Condition and History Dottie, a 16lb, five-year-old spayed female Boston Terrier, was boarding at VetCare Harris Animal Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Her caregivers at the hospital noticed a gradual weight loss during her stay, despite her good health. To examine the possibility that her weight loss was due to a caloric expenditure that exceeded

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PETPACE EXAMINES THE POSSIBILITY THAT CAT’S WEIGHT LOSS WAS DUE TO A CALORIC EXPENDITURE

Patient Condition and History To examine the possibility that her weight loss was due to a caloric expenditure that exceeded caloric intake, Dottie was fitted with a PetPace smart collar to better quantify her activity levels and caloric expenditure. Dottie, a 16lb, five-year-old spayed female Boston Terrier, was boarding at VetCare Harris Animal Hospital in

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PETPACE COLLAR ENABLES CLOSER MONITORING OF FELINE URETHRAL OBSTRUCTION

Patient Condition and History Max, a 5-year-old neutered male indoor Himalayan cross cat, was brought to Emergency Veterinary Hospital in Rapid City, SD, after the owner noticed that he was vocalizing excessively, licking his hind area and not passing any urine. Following examination, Max was diagnosed with a Urethral Obstruction. Urethral Obstruction is an acute

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Petpace Collar Detects Impending Canine Heart Failure, Monitors Treatment Response

Patient Condition and History Lucas, a 10-year-old neutered male Beagle, suffers from Chronic Valvular Heart Disease (CVHD). He is treated with Benazepril and has been wearing the PetPace smart collar long-term to monitor his condition. Lucas’ condition recently deteriorated over the course of several weeks, and his owner, Michelle Saltzman of Bedford, MA, took him

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THE PETPACE COLLAR DETECTS ACUTE HEAT STROKE IN A DOG

Patient Condition and History Luka, a 6-year-old, 60lb spayed female Golden Retriever, suffered from heat stroke after being left in a car for several hours during a hot summer day. Heat stroke, also called Hyperthermia, is a condition wherein extremely high body temperature leads to multiple organ failures, collapse, and possible death. Abnormally high body

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