birth defects

Pig the Dog Trains For Therapy Work

June 27, 2014

Pig the dog is one of the most unusual looking dogs you may ever see. She was born with a birth defect  called “short spine syndrome”. She appears to not have a neck and the length of her body is about 7 inches shorter than normal, giving her the appearance of a pig! This has […]

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Special needs medical care: JOHN C. CHANDLER, DVM, MS, DACVS

October 18, 2013

On November 2, our show will feature Dr. John Chandler to discuss current medical treatments for dogs with birth defects and special needs. John C. Chandler, DVM, MS, DACVS, joined the WestVet team in 2005 after completing his three-year surgical residency at Colorado State University. In 2006, he received his certification as a Diplomate of […]

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