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Early detection of hyperthyroidism in an asymptomatic cat

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...

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TREATING HEART DISEASE IN THE HOSPITAL AND BEYOND

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...

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QUANTIFYING ACTIVITY AND CALORIC NEEDS

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...

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THE PETPACE COLLAR DETECTS ACUTE HEAT STROKE IN A DOG

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...

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