June 9, 2020
After Traumatic Injury, a Remarkable Recovery for an Extraordinary Dog
Healing quickly after wound VAC treatment, Gracie soon became an unofficial therapy dog at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.
September 22, 2019
Patient Spotlight: Puppy Thrives After New Hernia Surgery Approach
When newlyweds Ellen and Drew Williams were looking for a house in Raleigh, they knew they wanted a big backyard for a future puppy. Not long after they were settled in, Drew surprised Ellen for her birthday with what she called the best gift ever. He told her they were on a waiting list to
March 7, 2018
A Study in Gratitude
Everyone who meets Bella the Labrador retriever describes her as always sweet. Her owner, Valerie Maitre of Wilmington, would add another description: always hungry. So it was alarming two years ago when Bella’s appetite suddenly wasn’t as robust as it always had been. Her energy level waned; she just wasn’t herself. Then it got worse.
June 19, 2017
Engineering a New Life for Thumper
Replacing rear legs with wheelchair devices is increasingly common in companion animals, but doing so with the delicate front legs of cats is particularly difficult...