Real-life Stories

Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia: Annie’s Lost Battle with IMHA

Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia: Annie’s Lost Battle with IMHA

What makes immune-mediated diseases so horrible is that the immune system, which should protect your dog from disease, turns on them. Thank you to Alison Kaylor for sharing Annie’s Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia story. Annie’s story My little Maltipoo of 11 years and 11 months,  Annie (Snanniebug) was my biggest joy. She was a healthy little pup, had a great appetite…

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PRP for Partial Cruciate Tear: Pearl Is Running Again

PRP for Partial Cruciate Tear: Pearl Is Running Again

Dogs with different clinical conditions with different outcome goals, including musculoskeletal conditions, can benefit from platelet therapy. Pearl’s story Pearl was found as a stray on the streets. She was a bloody little malnourished baby girl. Veterinarians were not able to determine exactly what caused her leg disfigurement. However, because of the scar tissue and the scarring around her torso,…

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Small Puppy Hypoglycemia: Angel’s Story

Small Puppy Hypoglycemia: Angel’s Story

Hypoglycemia is a medical term for low blood sugar. Small breed puppies are extremely vulnerable to this life-threatening situation. Symptoms of hypoglycemia include weakness lethargy sleepiness neurological signs twitching tremors seizures coma Puppies can develop hypoglycemia from parasitic infestation or simply because of insufficient caloric intake and reserves. Glucose reserves are in the liver but tiny puppies’ liver is so…

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