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Posted On December 7, 2023 / Posted in Soft Tissue Surgery

What is BOAS

Brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome, commonly known as BOAS, is a condition that occurs in certain breeds of dogs, where their shortened nose causes narrowing of their airways, an overly long soft palate,

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Dog recovering from TPLO surgery walking with sling support
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TPLO Recovery

It can seem very daunting when faced with a 12-week recovery period after your dog’s TPLO procedure. However, to give your dog the best chance to be able to enjoy full use

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Operating wound - umbilical hernia by dog
Posted On September 29, 2023 / Posted in Soft Tissue Surgery

Hiatal Hernia in Dogs, Symptoms, Treatments, and Recovery

Hiatal hernias can be an unpleasant condition for dogs, but with our expertise here at Northwest Referrals, we can ensure that your pet receives a swift diagnosis and the correct treatment. It

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Vet CT scanning
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Common Symptoms of Brain Tumours in Dogs

As a pet owner, you know your pet best, and should always discuss any marked changes in your dog with your vet. One of the most common signs of brain tumours in

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Speedo Mick Foundation
Posted On June 13, 2023 / Posted in Case Studies

IVDD in Dogs | The Speedo Mick Foundation

With the consent of Speedo Mick, in order to raise awareness for this critical disease we are able to share a timeline of events taking us through the ups and downs of

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Posted On May 25, 2023 / Posted in Case Studies

“Bella” the French Bulldog

A 4 year old French bulldog named Bella was referred to the Northwest Referrals with a recent history of acute neck pain and screaming in pain.

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“Bumblebee” the Patterdale Terrier

A 7 year old Patterdale terrier named Bumblebee was referred to the Northwest Referrals with a history of fits and low blood glucose concentration, increased appetite and shaking.

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Posted On December 14, 2022 / Posted in General

BOAS in Dogs Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Those flat faces and snuffles may be cute, but they can lead to BOAS, otherwise known as Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome. If you love the look of flat-faced dogs, make sure you

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Phil Colins case study
Posted On November 10, 2021 / Posted in Case Studies

Phil Collins

Phil; a 4 year old, male, cocker spaniel, was referred to Northwest Referrals with a painful neck. On examination his general mobility was within normal limits however this pain resulted in stiffness

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sidney Henson case study
Posted On December 10, 2020 / Posted in Case Studies

Sidney Henson

Patient X; a 3-year-old male Staffordshire Bull Terrier was referred to NWR with a history of a continuous cough for approximately 8 months following a run out in a corn field.

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