A 5-year-old 34.3-kg (75.5-lb) neutered male GermanShepherdDog was evaluated at the University of Florida Small Animal Hospital because of chronic azotemia. Ten days previously, the referring veterinarian had examined the dog because of polyuria
A 10-month-old 27-kg intact female GermanShepherdDog (GSD) presented to the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine for abdominal CT evaluation of a suspected intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
A 13-month-old 29.3-kg spayed female GermanShepherdDog was referred for evaluation of a left hind limb lameness. Clinical signs of progressive worsening lameness began at 5 months of age and were more severe on the left side. There
A 20-month-old 35-kg neutered male GermanShepherdDog was presented to the Cornell University Hospital for Animals Neurology service for evaluation of chronic, progressive ataxia and paraparesis. The clinical signs began approximately
A 6.5-kg 11-week-old sexually intact male GermanShepherdDog was referred for evaluation of acute increased respiratory rate and effort. The dog had also exhibited slow weight gain and occasional regurgitation since adoption 2 weeks
A 5-year-old neutered male GermanShepherdDog was presented for evaluation of chronic, progressive, intermittent vomiting and regurgitation, hypersalivation, inappetence, and weight loss. The patient had been adopted 2 years
. The condition has a strong breed predilection and principally affects the GermanShepherdDog (GSD), particularly younger male dogs in the age range of 2 to 7 years. 4 Fibrotic myopathy has also been reported in Doberman Pinschers, Saint Bernards, 5
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BCS Body condition score
DOD Department of Defense
GDV Gastric dilatation-volvulus
MV Mesenteric volvulus
MWD Military working dog