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Help Support the Veterinary Care Foundation

Help SEVN Raise Money for the Veterinary Care Foundation As you know by now, the veterinary care experts at Southeast Veterinary Neurology are dedicated to the well-being of pets around the country.  The Veterinary Care Foundation is a foundation created for the specific purpose of helping veterinary practices fund the discounted and no-charge care they offer to…

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Causes of Seizures in Dogs

As a pet owner, seeing your dog have a seizure for the first time can be a terrifying experience for you. You might think they are dying, and this can cause anyone to panic. It’s good for you to know that, typically, seizures are not fatal, and it may help you to get through such…

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Dr. Michael Wong to Speak at Gulf-Atlantic Veterinary Conference

Florida-based board-certified veterinary neurologist specializing in diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles set to contribute to “Seizures: So Many Drugs – What to Choose and When” symposium. Boynton Beach, FL – November 16, 2017 – The fifth annual Gulf-Atlantic Veterinary Conference returns to the Boca Raton Resort and Club – A Waldorf…

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Common Questions About Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD)

1. Why does Intervertebral Disk Disease (IVDD) happen? There are two general types of IVDD, Types I and II. Type I IVDD typically affects younger to middle aged chondrodysplastic dogs (smaller dogs with short legs) such as the Dachshund, and usually results in an acute onset of clinical signs. Type I IVDD degeneration begins early…

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Canine Chiari Institute At Southeast Veterinary Neurology

Chiari malformation is a quite common condition found in Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Brussels Griffons and a variety of other (typically small breed) dogs. As of April 2016, Southeast Veterinary Neurology will be offering reduced cost screening of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Brussels Griffons, and other high-risk breeds. What Does the Screening Package Include? Physical/neurological…

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BAER Hearing Testing in Dogs and Cats

What is Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER) Testing? BAER evaluation is a non-invasive hearing test that allows the board-certified veterinary neurologists at Southeast Veterinary Neurology (SEVN) to confirm the existence of congenital or acquired hearing loss.  This specialized test for dogs and cats takes approximately 10-15 minutes and tests each ear individually.  BAER testing can be…

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