Case Study: Wound Healing and Vestibular Disease


Case Study: Wound Healing and Vestibular Disease

  • October 4 2023
  • Companion

Author(s): "Mary Carter"


In this article read two cases contributed by Michelle Bishop, DVM, from Rau Animal Hospital in Glenside, Pennsylvania.  The following cases are reported in this article:

  • 5-year-old, German shepherd “Moose” presented with an open wound from a toe amputation at another veterinary hospital.  The initial history was of an inflamed digit that did not respond to antibiotic therapy.  See how laser therapy helped resolve his open wound.
  • 14-year-old, shepherd mix “Joma” presented after an acute onset of vestibular disease three weeks previously.  The owners had been away on a cruise, placing Joma with a pet sitter when the vestibular signs occurted.  The pet sitter had her admitted to their veterinarian for supportive care.  Read about Joma’s recovery