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Case Study – Internal Medicine

Acute Hepatotoxicity History Lolly, a 9 year old female spayed Shih Tzu, was presented to the Hope Internal Medicine service for evaluation of inappetance, lethargy, and weight loss of about three days duration. About two weeks prior to presentation, Lolly ate a portion of a squirrel carcass found in the ... Learn More

Case Study – Dermatology

Manage the Bugs to Lower the Drugs History Apollo is a 9 year old Shih Tzu with a long history of pruritus, hair loss and a greasy, smelly coat and skin. He began with scratching toward his neck and chest as a 4 year old dog. Pruritus worsened over several ... Learn More

Case Study – Surgery

Nye, is a two year old female spayed Whippet mix who was referred to Hope emergency service by Norbeck Animal Clinic for lethargy, inappetence and a right sided thoracic swelling. Presenting Complaint/History Nye had been reluctant to go in and out of her owner’s truck for approximately three days prior ... Learn More

Case Study – Neurology

Diskospondylitis Luca, a 1 year old male neutered hound mix, presented to his family veterinarian for walking slower than usual and being slightly wobbly in his pelvic. He had been a previously healthy dog with no prior episodes of back pain or weakness. Blood work was performed and was unremarkable; ... Learn More

New Specialties

We’re excited to welcome two new specialty departments to the hospital: Dermatology and Ophthalmology! Dermatology is open now and seeing patients on the first Wednesday and Thursday of each month. Ophthalmology will start on February 10th. Ophthalmology Animal Eye Care Associates offers advanced medical and surgical therapy for the diagnosis ... Learn More

Case Study – Radiology

Calcinosis Circumscripta Flash, a 5 month old male intact German Shepherd, was presented for evaluation of “bumps felt while the owners were petting him.” He has been healthy and up to date on vaccinations with no other medical history. On physical exam, he was bright, alert, and responsive with no ... Learn More

Facets Continuing Education

Hope Advanced Veterinary Center, Chesapeake Veterinary Cardiology Associates, Bush Veterinary Neurology Service, and Bush Advanced Veterinary Imaging will present Facets: A Veterinary Continuing Education Symposium on November 2, 2014 at The Hilton Rockville Hotel and Executive Meeting Center. The event will cover a wide variety of veterinary topics presented by ... Learn More

Now Open!

We’re excited to share with you that we are now open for veterinary emergencies! Specialty services will be available for appointments starting Monday, June 23rd. Appointments can be made now for Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Cardiology and Imaging. Emergency – 301-637-3228 Internal Medicine – 301-637-0850 Surgery – 301-637-2975 Imaging – ... Learn More

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