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October 12th, 2022 · 56 mins 5 secs

About this Episode

Lauren and JJ investigate a cluster of odd symptoms in a dog, including lameness, lethargy, vomiting, and seizures.

This episode includes a review of hypocalcemia and hypoparathyroidism.


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