POTW January 11th – January 15th, 2016

  With 66 Votes, Bering wins Patient Of The Week! Bering saw Dr. Dew for chronic left rear lameness. Bering had TTA surgery previously on the right knee. Dr. Dew performed TTA surgery on the left knee, using hardware implants, to augment. Congratulations Bering!

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POTW January 4th – January 8th, 2016

  With 309 Votes, Steve Rascal wins Patient Of The Week! Steve Rascal, a 1 yr old pet Toy Poodle, saw Dr. Dew for right rear lameness.   Bilateral MPL (medial patella luxation), grade III were identified. Dr. Dew performed TTT (tibial tuberosity transposition) surgery to correct the luxating patellas. Congratulations Steve Rascal!

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POTW December 28th- December 31st, 2015

  With 49 Votes, Ringo wins Patient Of The Week! Ringo, a 6 yr old pet Chihuahua Mix, saw Dr. Dew for poor rear limb function.   Issues identified include bilateral MPL, a right femoral fracture, non-union, mid-diaphysis. Dr. Dew performed TTA surgery to correct the left MPL/CCL, performed plate stabilization of the femur with bone graft, and also performed […]

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POTW December 21st- December 24th, 2015

  With 122 Votes, Erbie wins Patient Of The Week! Erbie, an 11 yr old pet Wirehaired Terrier, saw Dr. Dew for rear limb ataxia and inability to jump.   Dr. Dew performed a CT scan, noting no evidence of a compressive lesion.  The CT scans were sent to the Radiologist for further evaluation. Dr. Dew then took a […]

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POTW December 14th- December 18th, 2015

  With 233 Votes, Wally wins Patient Of The Week! Wally, a 7 yr old pet DSH feline, saw Dr. Dew for recurrent urethral obstruction since Thanksgiving. The RDVM successfully removed cystic calculi, however “Wally” continues to block within 12 hours when the catheter is removed. Dr. Dew performed perineal urethrostomy surgery to correct the recurring blockage. Congratulations Wally!

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POTW December 7th- December 11th, 2015

  With 130 Votes, Alex wins Patient Of The Week! Alex, a 7 yr old pet Yorkshire Terrier, saw Dr. Dew for a possible recurrence of bladder entrapment in a perineal hernia.  A cystopexy had been completed in 2013. Dr. Dew performed a contrast cystogram to determine location of bladder and then performed perineal herniorrhaphy revision […]

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POTW November 30th- December 4th, 2015

  With 31 Votes, Estelle wins Patient Of The Week! Estelle, a 4 yr old pet Australian Shepherd, saw Dr. Dew for acute right rear limb lameness. Dr. Dew diagnosed CCL disease and performed TTA surgery to repair, using hardware implants. Congratulations Estelle!

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POTW November 23rd- November 25th, 2015

  With 43 Votes, Pip wins Patient Of The Week! Pip, a 5 yr old pet Dachshund, saw Dr. Dew for rear limb paresis which had been present since July. Dr. Dew performed a CT scan, noting a compressive lesion consistent with disc at T13-L1 on left. He then performed hemilaminectomy surgery to decompress the […]

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POTW November 16th- November 20th, 2015

Merle the American Pit Bull Terrier Mix

  With 94 Votes, Merle wins Patient Of The Week! Merle, a 2 yr old pet American Pit Bull Terrier, saw Dr. Dew for left rear lameness of 6 months duration. Dr. Dew diagnosed cranial cruciate ligament failure and performed an EFS (extracapsular fascial strip) procedure to repair. Congratulations Merle!

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POTW November 9th- November 13th, 2015

  With 13 Votes, Sadie wins Patient Of The Week! Sadie, an 8 yr old pet Golden Retriever, saw Dr. Dew for acute right rear lameness of 6 months duration. Dr. Dew diagnosed cranial cruciate ligament failure and performed TTA surgery, using hardware implants to repair. Congratulations Sadie!

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