Tetra is an adorable 6mo miniature Australian Shepherd. She was evaluated by the NIVES ER department after she stopped eating and developed extreme lethargy. Initial testing showed changes on her bloodwork including severe anemia (low red blood cell levels).
Radiographs (x-rays) were also done showing a surprise object in her stomach!
Did you know that metallic objects containin....
Bane is a Yorkshire Terrier that was first presented when he was 6 months old. He was a happy, active puppy but the owners observed him having a syncopal (fainting) episode while he was playing. They immediately brought him to NIVES for an evaluation.
On examination, Bane was bright and alert but had a grade 5 of 6 continuous heart murmur. The emergency clinician was concerned about a congenital heart defect and recommended radiographs (x-rays) to evalu....
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