Veterinary Rehabilitation and Hydrotherapy

Case Histories

Aloxi Guhl – forelimb fractures

History Aloxi, a seven-year-old Weimaraner bitch, presented with right forelimb lameness following a road-traffic collision on a shoot. On x-ray, she had a fractured dislocation of the elbow and a ...
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Bobby Philips – obesity and arthritis

History Bobby, a six-year-old male British Bulldog, presented with obesity and arthritis. He was referred to Kennel & Paddock because his owners couldn’t exercise him because of the arthritis – ...
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Bobby Sharp – suspected cruciate disease (conservative management)

History Bobby was a six-year-old standard poodle bitch who had been diagnosed with suspected cruciate disease. Her owners brought her to Kennel & Paddock a few days after confirmation of ...
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Bridie Beaumont-Terry – complex forelimb fractures

History Bridie, a five-year-old female Boxer, was referred to Kennel & Paddock for physiotherapy treatment in September, approximately three months after surgery in May for a complex fracture to her ...
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Cat Equus – Hind-limb lameness

History Cat, an eight-year-old Irish draught cross thoroughbred mare, was referred for physiotherapy after developing low-grade right-hind-limb lameness with no known cause. A thorough veterinary assessment revealed that Cat showed ...
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Fyndar Newton – shoulder soft-tissue injury

History Fyndar (Fyn), a seven-year-old Labrador dog, presented with bilateral forelimb lameness secondary to shoulder pain. Initially it was deemed that he had shoulder soft-tissue irritation at the biceps and ...
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Guv Lovegrove – scapula-humeral joint medial collateral ligament (MCL) sprain

History Guv was a four-and-a-half-year-old Border Collie dog whose sport was competitive agility. His owner noted that he was moderately lame after landing jumps and turning left, and favoured turning ...
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Heather Alexander – congenital spinal deformity

History Heather was a whippet rescue bitch. Following an acute onset of lameness, veterinary investigations revealed a spinal-cord compression and kyphosis posture affecting the thoracic spine. The decision was made ...
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Josh Gillings – arthritis (old age)

History Josh, a 12-year-old Golden Retriever dog, was referred to Kennel & Paddock to see if there was anything we could do for him. He had become increasingly weak in ...
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Penny Smith – femoral-head-and-neck excision (FHNE)

History Penny was a 16-month-old West Highland White Terrier bitch. At eight months of age, Penny became non-weight-bearing lame on her right hind limb. Investigation revealed a congenital deformity of ...
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Ramsay Elders – total elbow replacement (TER)

History Ramsay, a seven-year old Labrador dog, presented with left forelimb lameness, secondary to arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow several years previously. He was deemed a suitable candidate for ...
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Saska Young – cruciate rupture (TPLO)

History Saska, a German Shepherd rescue bitch, suffered an acute episode of lameness after jumping out of her owner’s car onto a gravel surface. The symptoms didn’t subside after rest ...
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Vernon Topcu – fractured pelvis

History Vernon, a five-year-old British Blue tom cat, presented with left hind-limb lameness and incontinence following a road-traffic collision. The referring vet’s x-rays showed a fractured pelvis with localised nerve ...
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