Tethered Cord Syndrome in Dogs

Posted On: February 28, 2024

Categories: Neurology

While the diagnosis of tethered cord syndrome has been well-established in human medicine since the 1970s, it has only recently started to be diagnosed in dogs. It has only recently started to be recognized in veterinary medicine.  While it has been recognized with increased frequency  the literature remains sparse. Tethered cord syndrome (TCS) results from tension […]

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Molly And The Bear Attack

Posted On: August 23, 2019

Categories: Case reports, ER + Critical Care, Neurology

Molly and The Bear Attack In late July on a Whistler trail, Molly and her owner were surprised when they encountered a bear making aggressive noises who then charged towards them. The bear pinned Molly down by her throat. The owner tried to distract the bear to no avail – it disappeared in the bush […]

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Neurology Case Profile: Mija The Terrier Puppy Suffers A Brain Injury After Bites To The Head From Larger Dog

Posted On: February 5, 2015

Categories: Case reports, Neurology, Surgery

Our case reports series discusses actual cases treated at Canada West Veterinary Specialists to help pet owners better understand our work and some of the processes and stages involved.  This profile features Mija, an 8-month old terrier pup who recently underwent brain surgery at our hospital.  A Small Puppy Badly Injured By A Larger Dog […]

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