Interesting Cases

  • Dec 08 2017

    The Souvlaki Thief

    Meet Dexter! Dexter came in to see us lethargic, with a fever and abdominal pain. He had stolen a pork souvlaki skewer and ate it whole the week before, but…

  • Jul 10 2012

    Fractured Tibia in a Cat

    Tulip is a young, female spayed DSH that was picked up by the Oakville Milton Humane Society as a stray cat that had been injured. Upon examination, she was found…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Hepatic Lipidosis (Fatty Liver ) in a Cat

    Sammi, a 7 year old domestic long haired cat, presented to us in December with a history of not eating for approximately 1 week. On physical examination, she was found…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Fractured Femur in an 8 week old puppy

    “Black Jack” was rescued from a shelter by Labrador Retriever Adoption Services at approximately 7 weeks of age. He was brought to the shelter after he was found as a…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Heartworm Positive Dog

    ‘Lola’ is an approximately 4 year old, female mixed breed dog who was picked up by a shelter early this year. As part of routine screening, ‘Lola’ had a heartworm…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Mammary Mass

    Martha is a 9 year old, intact (unspayed) Labrador Retriever who presented for examination of a very large skin growth that appeared to be associated with the mammary glands. The…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Foreign Body Surgery

      Daisy is a 6 year old, female West Highland Terrier. Shortly after Christmas, Daisy began vomiting, stopped eating, and was seeming very lethargic at home. Unsure of the cause…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Atopy/Allergies

    “Molson” , a 2 year old, male Labrador Retriever, was surrendered to Labrador Retriever Adoption Services by an area shelter after a six month stay there. He was surrendered by…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Willow - note the red lesion on the medial (towards the middle of the body) aspect of the eye

    Demodectic Mange

    ‘Willow’ is a very sweet, 10 month old, female spayed German Shepherd. She presented for a one week history of progressive hair loss beside her eye. The area was not…

  • Jan 10 2012

    Ruptured Mass on the Spleen

    ‘Shilo’ is an 11 year old, neutered male, Labrador Retriever who was presented to us for lethargy and vomiting. He had been panting excessively overnight, and didn’t seem to be…