Blood Disorder — Working on Diagnosis/Prognosis

Breed:  Borzoi/Bullmastiff mix
DOB: 2015
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 80 pounds
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A couple of lumps were found on Ollie.  While he was eating and drinking and acting perfectly normal and happy, it was decided that a trip to the veterinarian was necessary.

Aspiration of the lumps revealed they were blood.  During the exam, bruising was evident on his underside and around the base of his legs as if he had suffered some massive trauma.  Many tests were run but everything looked normal. 

Blood samples have been sent off to check for the beginning of some diseases that are not apparent except in specialized tests.  One of the differential diagnostic possibilities is Von Willebrand Disease although it is not the only blood disorder that he could have.

Testing is not inexpensive but it is necessary to determine what treatment is needed.  Please consider donating towards Ollie’s testing costs and keep him in your thoughts!




Or mail a donation to:

Animal Placement Bureau, P. O. Box 80146, Lansing, MI 48908-0146

If you would like more information, please email tzupoomom@gmail.com.