Seattle Veterinary Specialists’ doctors at work in the community
“Kalman,” a juvenile wolf from the Cougar Mountain Zoo, is recovering well after surgery to remove an undescended testicle last month. Surgeon, Dr. Kent Vince, and third-year surgery resident, Stephen Stockdale, performed the surgery laparoscopically in order to provide the most rapid and pain free recovery for Kalman. A big thanks to Dr. Dana We...
Published on September 26, 2016
Tick Paralysis - Crispin
Crispin was evaluated in June 2015 for a several day history of ataxia (wobbly walking) and weakness. His signs progressed quickly to not being able to walk or move any of his limbs at all. Crispin was referred from his primary veterinarian in Yakima to Seattle Veterinary Specialists for a neurologic evaluation. Crispin was evaluated by Dr. Sean Sanders a...
Published on February 3, 2016
Giant Kidney Worm- Bob
‘Monsters’ inside our dogs? Rare, but true! Bob, who is now a 2yr old lab, presented to Seattle Veterinary Specialists in 2015 as a transfer from his veterinarian at Redmond-Kirkland Animal Hospital for further work up of blood in his urine (hematuria) and the finding of parasite eggs in his urine. Once at SVS, an abdominal ultrasound wa...
Published on January 26, 2016
Cougar Mountain Zoo Receives Big Help from Local Animal Hospital
Cougar Mountain Zoo’s female cougar, Tika, was spayed last month using the most cutting edge equipment, thanks to Seattle Veterinary Specialists.
Published on July 5, 2013
Hemangiosarcoma - Rugby
10 year old Golden Retriever recently treated at Seattle Veterinary Specialists for right atrial hemangiosarcoma
Published on February 11, 2013
Intervertebral Disk Disease - Oyster
Follow a tenacious terrier's battle to walk again
Published on December 12, 2012
Osteochrondroma - Ringo
'Ringo' a 6 month old Exotic Shorthair presented to Seattle Veterinary Specialists for inability to open his mouth and intermittent perfuse oral hemorrhage while eating.
Published on April 9, 2012
Musket: Pioneering non-surgical treatment of shoulder lameness
Musket is a 2 year old, active large breed male dog who presented to SVS with an 8 month history of left forelimb lameness. The lameness waxed and waned depending on his activity, but would never disappear entirely. There were some days that Musket was so sore that he was sometimes not using the leg at all, and his ability to run and play was severely dimini...
Published on January 31, 2012