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Companion Animal Practice
Differential diagnosis of collapse in the dog.
  1. Jon Wray

    Jon Wray graduated from Bristol in 1996. After two years in mixed practice in Bath, he returned to Bristol to complete a residency in small animal medicine. In 2001, he joined Willows Referral Service in Solihull where he helped to develop an expanding referral caseload in internal medicine and provided medical support for other referral disciplines. In 2004, he joined the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket to establish a referral service in canine internal medicine. He holds the RCVS certificate in small animal medicine and is currently studying for the RCVS diploma in small animal medicine.

3. Cardiovascular and miscellaneous causes


PART 1 of this three-part series (In Practice, January 2005, pp 16-28) described an aetiological and investigative approach to the collapsing dog, while Part 2 (In Practice, February 2005, pp 62-69) discussed the neuromuscular causes of collapse. This final article reviews the cardiovascular and miscellaneous causes of acute or episodic collapse.

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