Patient of the week Candidates for the week of November 19th – 23rd

Patient of the Week Candidates

for the week of  November 19th  thru November 23rd , 2012

Review the patient summaries below then vote for your favorite patient. The poll is in the far right column under our YouTube channel.
The patient with the most votes wins the “Patient of the Week” title.

Then the POTW with the most votes in a month will be dubbed Azzore’s Patient of the Month, and will receive an extra special prize package from the Azzore Staff.

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Bocephus

is a male basset hound, 8 years 4 months old 29.9 lbs, who suffered from rear limb weakness. Dr. Stump at Russellville Animal Clinic referred to Dr. Dew for surgery. Dr. Dew performed a Ct scan and  Hemilaminectomy. Bocephus had previously seen Dr. Dew in July for the same surgery in a different location. The prognosis is good for healing and improved neurologic function.

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Thelma Lou

is a female basset hound, 11 months old 49 lbs, who suffered from history of recurrent perivulvar dermatitis secondary to inverted vulva. Dr. Olson at Interstate Animal Clinic referred to Dr. Dew for surgery. Dr. Dew performed a Vulvaplasty. The prognosis is good for healing and resolution of the dermatitis.

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Hank

is a male Maltese, 10 months old 11.2 lbs, who suffered from a right femur fracture. Dr. Gentry at Vilonia Animal Clinic referred to Dr. Dew for surgery. Dr. Dew performed a Fracture Stabilization. The prognosis is good for normal osseous healing.  Exercise restrictions must be followed to maximize the prognosis for uncomplicated healing.

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Max

is a male Dachshund, 4 years old 22 lbs, who suffered from rear limb lameness. Dr. Burks at Countryside Animal Hospital referred to Dr. Dew for surgery. Dr. Dew performed a CT scan and Hemilaminectomy. The prognosis is good for healing and improved neurologic function.

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J.J

is a male Abyssinian feline, 4 years 9 months old 13lbs, who had a Perineal urethrostomy surgery in Febuary and is now having some behavior issues. The urethrostomy site appears well healed and quiet. Dr. Dew performed bloodwork and an ultrasound. The prognosis is good for recovery from anesthesia. The in clinic u/a suggested a low grade infection, the outside analysis and culture results will provide more information to direct treatment. There is no evidence of a mechanical blockage causing urinary problems. J.J’s referring veterinarian is Dr. Reece at Greers Ferry Veterinary Clinic.

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Daisy

is a female Dachshund, 7 years old 10 lbs, who suffered from  intermittent forelimb lameness and cervical pain. Dr. Smith at Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic referred to Dr.Dew for diagnostics. Dr. Dew performed a Ct scan. The prognosis is good for recovery from anesthesia, results from the CT scan and CSF tap will determine long term prognosis.

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Millie

is a female Golden Retriever, 9 months ols 61 lbs, who suffered from distichia. Dr. Peck at Double Tree Veterinary Clinic referred to Dr. Hodgson for surgery. Dr. Hodgson performed  a 3 lid cryosurgery. The prognosis is good for recovery from surgery.

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Princess

is a female English Bulldog, 3 years old 65 lbs, who suffered from a ruptured corneal ulcer. Dr. Durham at All For Pets referred to Dr. Hodgson for surgery. Dr. Hodgson performed a Corneal Conjunctival transposition.  The prognosis is good for recovery from surgery and healing of the eye.

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Lily

is a female Pug, 11 years old 18 lbs, who suffered from a melting corneal ulcer. Dr. Pate at All Pets Animal Hospital referred to Dr. Hodgson for surgery. Dr. Hodgson performed an Enucleation. The prognosis is good for recovery from surgery.

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