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  • Breath of Fresh Air

    May 01 2017

    Sophie initially presented for concerns with corneal ulcers on both eyes. Her owners had also long noticed she would have a difficult time breathing when even mildly active, especially during…

  • Laser the Short-hair Pointer

    Apr 01 2017

    Laser, a short-haired Pointer, presented to the Huntsville Animal Hospital for an acute onset soreness and a firm, pink, raised nodule on the top of his one front paw.A few…

  • Eye for An Eye

    Mar 01 2017

    Gus presented one day for a profound anaphylactic reaction that is common in dogs during the Spring through Fall months. In most cases, a bee or wasp sting is the…

  • Trying to behave like a Beaver!

    Feb 01 2017

    Rosco gave his owners a good scare one morning, after frolicking in his yard, when he began to gag and act frantically as though something was caught in his throat.…

  • The Recurrent Abscess!

    Jan 01 2017

    Vinny presented to the Huntsville Animal Hospital for a recurring swelling that kept developing in his upper neck over the period of many months. His owners would notice that Vinny…

  • The Cat that Lost Its Bark

    Dec 01 2016

    Felix lived with dogs. He played like a dog, he would come when called, and he would fetch. The owners thought he thought he was a dog. As a kitten…

  • Why did I eat that?!?!

    Nov 01 2016

    Howie presented as a very sick and sad Labrador Retriever, certainly not his normal self. Howie was known to ingest cat litter, BBQ grease and any food material he could…

  • The Skye is Falling!

    Oct 01 2016

    Skye’s owner thought it was the end of the world; losing his best friend to being run over by a truck. He could not stand the idea of his beloved…

  • Management of Elbow Calluses

    Sep 01 2016

    Many dogs come into the clinic with patches of elephant-like skin on their elbows, and owners want to know “What is that?” These are often non-painful, calluses that develop on…

  • Storm’s Lick Granuloma

    Aug 01 2016

    Storm is a 5 year-old Labrador retriever who has a bad habit: he likes to lick and chew at his legs. Storm’s habit is so extreme that he has licked…