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Northside Veterinary Specialists are here for you and your pets during COVID. As of Monday 28th February we will return to socially distanced consultations, in line with NSW Health Guidelines. We welcome a maximum of two adults, and we request for masks to be worn at all times when in the building. Please call on 9452 2933 with any questions.

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Internal Medicine tips from Dr. Elizabeth Thrift:

May 31st, 2020

In a recent study of acute onset clinical signs suggestive of brain disease in dogs, the outcome is favourable in the majority of dogs, as 75% were successfully discharged from the hospital. Whilst euthanasia is always available as an option, this study indicates that many dogs do well and further investigation and/or supportive care should be strongly considered before jumping to conclusions about a poor prognosis, even when clinical signs on presentation are severe.

Reference – Gredal et al. (202) Diagnosis and long-term outcome in dogs with acute onset intracranial signs, JSAP 61, 101–109