Small Animal

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(SA255) The Down Dog: When It Is Not a Disc

Thursday, March 8
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
MBCC, Mandalay Bay L, Level 2

CE Credits: 1

Dogs can develop a myriad of spinal cord problems that are not IVDD. This hour will consist of a series of case examples illustrating various disease processes, including trauma, inflammatory, infectious and neoplastic causes, as well as treatment for each of those.

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Sheila Carrera-Justiz

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Florida

Sheila Carrera-Justiz, DVM, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and board-certified by the American College of Internal Medicine in Neurology. She grew up in Miami, Florida and went to veterinary school at the University of Florida. She completed a rotating small animal internship at the University of Missouri and a neurology internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego. She completed a residency in neurology at Tufts university in 2010 and became board-certified that year. She spent four years in private practice at the VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital and then moved into academia to pursue teaching. She lives in the swamp with a very cute dachshund and a mutt who is missing his cerebellum!


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