Just a small sampling of the hundreds of happy "TAILS" at NCVC!!!!
"Ginger" came to us with a sore on her front paw which was made worse by incessant licking of the area. This caused hair loss, thickening of the skin and pain to the area. Dr. Ludwig diagnosed her with a "LICK GRANULOMA". She was treated with a course of antibiotics along with LASER THERAPY, which was given for 6 sessions. We could gradually see the area improving, and by the last session she had almost complete hair regrowth! She is no longer painful or licking the area!
"Champ" came to us extremely ill with bruising on his body and bleeding from his nose. He was very weak and lethargic. After running in clinic BLOOD TESTING, he was found to have an AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE that was attacking his red blood cells! He was immediately started on medication to combat the destruction of his blood cells . Stay tuned for his progress.....
"Champ" returned for a progress check a few days later. He still wasn't feeling his usual happy, playful self. A recheck of his blood count showed that his levels were dangerously low. Dr. Ludwig recommended a BLOOD TRANSFUSION, which we can do right here at NCVC! The BLOOD TRANSFUSION will buy him some time while the medication takes effect. Fortunately we have two dogs on stand-by to donate blood when needed, another specialty service provided at NCVC. Keep watching for more updates!!
"Champ" is now doing SO MUCH BETTER and HAS MADE A FULL RECOVERY! He felt so wonderful he went out for a boat ride! Thanks to CRITICAL TIMING OF DIAGNOSIS, technical support
of our entire
team , and Chris and Reuben
never giving up, CHAMP
is still with us today!
SO HAPPY FOR YOU CHAMP!!
"Gus" came in on emergency over the 4th of July holiday after he ate some RAT POISON!
Thanks to the quick actions of his owner Lindsey, he was brought immediately in the NCVC. Dr. Ludwig
jumped into action and gave him activated charcoal to absorb the poisons. We are happy to report that "Gus" is doing fine now and gained the nickname "Blackbeard" after his charcoal treatment!
" Roscoe" was brought in not feeling well over the weekend. After Digital X-Rays
and a Barium Study
found an unknown blockage that he couldn't pass, he was taken into surgery. He had eaten baby Addy's SOCK! Dr. Ludwig removed the sock and part of his intestines. 12 hours later.....EVERYONE'S HAPPY!!!
"Fuzzy" ran out on the road and was hit by a car over Memorial Day weekend. Dr. Ludwig responded immediately to Lori & Bob's EMERGENCY call. "Fuzzy" was immediately stabilized and given pain medication. His open femur fracture was fixed by Dr. Riggle. To SAVE LIVES, time counts and availability for emergency makes a difference. Overnight hospital care in facilities staffed by a team of caregivers provides a healthy recovery. We are here to help you when it real counts. Skilled emergency vets, medical, and orthopedic and soft tissue surgeons are found at North Country Veterinary Clinic.
"Wiggles-3" with Larry & Janice had blood work done prior to her dental cleaning. The blood values along with panting and not able to loss weight, made her suspicious for Cushing's Disease, an endocrine disease which was further confirmed with testing. Not only will dental cleanings but managing her medical condition, will extend her quality of life. Keep on SMILING "Wiggles-3" !!!
"Lena" with Barb is now enjoying her kitty "golden years" riding around in her own tote bag much more since having her thyroidectomy surgery. Being older, "Lena" isn't able to groom herself like she used to so we gave her a comfy "lion cut" to keep her fur short and easy for her to groom.