Mr. Smalls presented to our Neurology service for severe neck pain. He had episodes of crying out in pain and holding up his right front limb. Other than neck pain, he had no other neurological deficits on his examination at PVESC. Cervical MRI revealed a severely lateralized foraminal disc herniation at C2-3 on the Read More


  Pearl was a 6 year old SF Boxer transferred to our Internal Medicine (Dr. Adam Shoelson) service after being admitted for unilateral epistaxis and collapse. After a blood transfusion a nasal CT and rhinoscopy were performed, which provided the diagnosis of destructive fungal rhinitis (see the Internal Medicine article for more information on Pearl’s Read More


  Pearl is a 6.5 yr old spayed female Boxer that was transferred to our Internal Medicine Service (Dr. Adam Shoelson DVM, DACVIM) after being admitted to the hospital through the Emergency Service for severe, unilateral epistaxis and collapse. Chronic nasal signs (purulent-appearing nasal discharge, epistaxis, sneezing) had previously been longstanding in nature. Five months Read More



  Granger was an 11 y FS DMH who presented to our Internal Medicine service for weight loss and nasal signs. Her owners reported that her sneezing, congestion, and loud breathing had gotten progressively worse over the past year. In the past few months she had a few episodes of bloody nasal discharge and sneezing Read More


  Opal is a 1.5 year SF Pit Bill Mix who presented to our Neurology service for a one-week history of dragging her pelvic limbs intermittently. Opal first started showing symptoms after running in the woods with her housemates. That evening she began limping in her pelvic limbs, and since then Opal had been only Read More


  Junior was presented to our Oncology service for consultation following a diagnosis of cutaneous hemangiosarcoma made via biopsy of a mass removed by his primary care veterinarian. The mass had been present for about 4 months and started to grow rapidly leading up to its removal. Histopathology of the mass was most consistent with Read More



Veterinary Student Externships: PVESC hosts veterinary student externships and preceptorships in single or multiple disciplines, including Emergency, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Cardiology.  Please forward CV and letter of interest to Kristine at kristines@pvesc.com. Veterinary Technician Student Externships: PVESC hosts veterinary student externships in single or multiple disciplines, including Emergency, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Read More