By Susan A. Arnold, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Boxers, along with other brachys, are among the most common breeds to develop gliomas, tumors of the supportive cells of the brain and represent a major category of primary brain tumors.
It is a normal day in your general practice clinic. You’ve had a steady, booked schedule of mainly wellness exams with a smattering of dietary indiscretion and endocrinopathies. Your final appointment before your lunch break is for an eight-year-old neutered male boxer. You have seen this dog, Champ, for every annual exam and various mild maladies. Today’s presenting complaint: possible seizures.
Your technician rooms Champ and his owner. She returns shortly after with a history and Champ’s vitals. The owner tells you Champ had an episode at home about on...
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