Neurologic Examinations

Some clinical signs of a neurologic disorder are incoordination, abnormal behavior, limb weakness, muscle wasting and head tilt. Call your primary care veterinarian or the internal medicine specialists at UF for a complete neurologic examination.

Dr. MacKay examines Spencer for muscle asymmetry with the help of Dr. Mallicote
Dr. MacKay examines Spencer for muscle asymmetry with the help of Dr. Mallicote
Dr. MacKay looks for gait abnormalities, such as stride symmetry, as the horse walks
Dr. MacKay looks for gait abnormalities, such as stride symmetry, as the horse walks
Dr. Mallicote helps Spencer back up as a test of neurologic function
Dr. Mallicote helps Spencer back up as a test of neurologic function
Dr. MacKay coaxes Spencer with a treat in order to check his ability to flex his neck
Dr. MacKay coaxes Spencer with a treat in order to check his ability to flex his neck
Dr. MacKay palpates cervical vertebral joints
Dr. MacKay palpates cervical vertebral joints

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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinary staff is ready to assist.

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