Archive for January, 2012

Little Pomeranian Teddy came into our clinic with a very twisted looking foot after jumping from his owner’s arms, bouncing onto the sofa, and onto the floor. We immediately took him in and gave him pain relief and put him on IV fluid therapy for shock. When he was stable we sedated him for x-rays. The first x-ray view did not show any breaks, but a dislocated wrist area, which the vet manipulated and popped back into place. Here’s the x-ray below.

The second x-ray we took showed a fracture of the Radius and Ulna bones! As it was a pretty clean break, we put his leg in a cast. In another month’s time, it sh0uld be all nicely healed, as long as Teddy doesn’t do any more jumping!


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Happy New Year Puppies

Gemma is a miniature dachshund who belongs to one of our vet nurses. In late December, she had a cesearian and 3 lovely female puppies were the result! Here’s a photo of them at 1 week old. They are very healthy and chubby little pups without a care in the world except for drinking milk, sleeping, and growing. Their eyes are closed at the moment, they should open around 10-12 days old.   We will post more photos of their growth and development.

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