A 6-year-old 24.1-kg (53.0-lb) neutered male Treeing Walker Coonhound was presented because of a 3-day history of progressive dull mentation and gait change. Two days earlier, the dog acutely appeared dull and developed a hypermetric gait in the thoracic limbs. The dog was treated with carprofen (unknown dosage) by the primary veterinarian. The following day, the dog developed tremors and was treated with methocarbamol (1.74 mg/kg [0.79 mg/lb], PO, q 12 h). On the third day, the dog began stumbling and falling to the left side. Because of progressive worsening of the dog's condition, a referral evaluation was scheduled. At the evaluation, physical examination findings were within reference limits with the exception of tachypnea. A neurologic examination was performed.
3.0-T MRI, Siemens Skyra MRI, Erlangen, Germany.
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