Surgery gives dog with wobbler's syndrome a second chance

12/19/2011 | Kansas City Star (Mo.), The

Veterinary neurosurgeon Fred Wininger at the University of Missouri Veterinary Teaching Hospital performed a spinal decompression surgery on a rescued Newfoundland with caudal cervical spondylomyelopathy, also called wobbler's syndrome. The condition, which mostly affects large-breed dogs, causes limb weakness and instability and may progress to paralysis. Without the surgery, the dog likely would have been euthanized.

View Full Article in:

Kansas City Star (Mo.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
B. E. Smith
Miramar, FL
Director of ASO Department
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington-or could be in Nashville, TN, KY
Claims Director
Springfield, OR
Mgr NGS Provider Enrollment (I)
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA
NGS Provider Enrollment Rep
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA