This is the story of Lucy Stokes, a 30-pound bundle of love and energy. Lucy came the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center in the fall of 2014…
The University of Missouri Small Animal Surgery Service hosted Dr. Heidi Phillips for lectures on microsurgery and renal transplantation on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Dr. Phillips is an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the University of Illinois and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Hundreds of students tour the University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center each year and have the opportunity to meet members of the Small Animal Surgery team.
Born with a severe and uncommon deformity in his foot, Mr. Spock had difficulty walking as he grew. After three surgeries at the Veterinary Health Center and months of physical therapy, he can now run and play without pain.
Looking at Louie today, it’s hard to imagine he was ever anything but a healthy dog. But just a few months ago, his future looked grim. The 1-year-old Great Dane had developed bone deposits in his temporomandibular joint. Called craniomandibular osteopathy (CMO), the rare, noncancerous bony proliferation was a serious problem.