Category Archives: Medical Chip-ins

Puppy Possum’s Seizures

This sweet little pup, Possum, started having seizures two nights and has had more in the hospital today. Our vets need to run bile acids tests to check for a liver shunt, but we need to do the test ASAP … Continue reading

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Frank’s Ruptured Salivary Gland

Frank is a sweet senior, who unfortunately has a baseball sized mass under his chin. After some diagnostics our APA! Clinic team has determined that his salivary gland has ruptured, and the mass under his chin is basically just a … Continue reading

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Clive’s Chronic Elbow Luxation

To Clive, there is nothing more exciting than messing around with his toys – he’s essentially a puppy in a dog body. However, Clive suffers from chronic elbow-luxation and we can’t treat it until the arthrofibrosis (excessive buildup of scar … Continue reading

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Spike’s TPLO Surgery

Spike is sweet, soft, and a prime cuddler – constantly determined to find the best position for back scratches. When he’s not cuddling, he’s playing, and we’re pretty sure he’s never met a squeaky toy or tennis ball he didn’t … Continue reading

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Denny’s Echocardiogram

Denny may be a little pup, but he’s got a big heart. Unfortunately, this sweet boy is experiencing a persistent cough, and the APA! Clinic team needs to rule out the possibility of heart failure. In order to do so, … Continue reading

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Alex’s Echocardiogram

Alex’s smile and joyful spirit lights up every room he walks into, though it’s hard to call it a “walk” because it’s more of a wiggly prance. His sparkling eyes and tongue hanging out only add to his charm. His … Continue reading

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Missy’s Knees Need Surgery

Missy is a 6-year old lab mix who arrived at APA! with injuries to her knees on May 3rd. The individual who surrendered Missy told Austin Animal Center that she fell out of a car and that is why she … Continue reading

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Precious’ Fractured Pelvis

Precious – a 10 month old cat – was rescued by APA! at the very beginning of March because she suffered from a fractured pelvis and was going to be euthanized. After rescue, she was doing well in a foster home … Continue reading

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