Monthly Archives: October 2010

Respiratory auscultation

  Lung recording Chandler   Petey   Scottie   Spin   Tammy   Me     Dogs and I were run until we were panting or maximum exertion had been achieved (me), and recordings were made with a microphone attached to … Continue reading

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CBC

OK.  I plopped down $25 for a CBC at the local private clinic yesterday afternoon, and got my results back this AM.   Test Result Ref Range Unit WBC 8.2 4.8-10.8 K/ul RBC 4.9 4.20-5.40 M/ul HGB 14.3 12.0-16.0 g/dL … Continue reading

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Comparative Blood work

  Comparative RBC count Petey 51 me 38 Spin 127 Tammy 142  Chandler    Scottie     Although I strive for reproducible technique, and am improving, I don’t think that these values are terribly accurate. Petey’s picture is blurry because I … Continue reading

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Stethoscope auscultation

It’s a little tricky but I managed to hook up a headphone microphone to a stethoscope and get recordings off of myself and Petey and Tammy.  The other 3 have longer hair which produces, I guess, a noisier signal.  I’m … Continue reading

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Stool

Stool quality firm/normal  firm/normal  firm/normal  firm/normal   firm/normal firm/normal  Stool slide  I don’t think the structure on the right is a worm.  The one on the left maybe. 10X 43X relatively clean looking.  Maybe 2 worms seen.     . close up … Continue reading

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mental health/Teeth/skin

  Chandler Petey Scottie Spinoza Tammy Me Mental health/ disposition Happy, assertive, cuddles in the morning, prefers the outdoors.  Great with other dogs.  Some food assertiveness.  Occasional desire to herd people when he gets excited.  Good with cows. Very smart. … Continue reading

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Urine/lymph/eye health

Urine pH 7 Slightly basic 7 7 7 Slightly acidic (dogs and me on far right) Urine protein(scale of 1-5 +’s) ¼+ + –        1/4+ – ½+ Lymph nodes LRP 2cm LRP 2cm LAUX3cm   RRP1cm RP 1cm RRP2cm … Continue reading

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