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Checklist of common diseases:   Yes No Cancer           Mammary X*           Hemangiosarcoma X           Other X Digestive system           EPI X           IBD X           Perianal fistulas X Endocrine System           Addison's disease X           Hypothyroidism X   Heart and Vascular system diseases X   Immune system diseases   X Skin diseases   X Liver/Pancreatic X   Skeletal diseases           Elbow dysplasia X           Hip dysplasia X           Intervertebral disc disease X mild           Lumbosacral stenosis X           Panosteitis X           Spondylosis X Neurological conditions           GSD degenerative myelopathy X   Ocular diseases           Cataracts X                     Pannus X           Corneal dystrophy   X Non-genetic symptoms/side effects of other conditions           Arthritis (DJD) X           Bladder atony X           Megacolon X Other *Prior history of mammary cancer, no evidence on necropsy Interpretation of necropsy results:
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HYLOWE’S COSMIC TYGRE “TYGRE”  (White-factored) She produced three champion White Shepherds She had three champion grandkids. Sire:  Amherst’s Lake Dallas Dam:  Moonshadow’s Petra Von Hylowe Owner:  Brad and Julie Hansen Breeder:  Julie Tittl June 27, 1995 – January, 2007 11 years, 6 months
This report was received without history.  The most notable finding is extensive cellulites with malodorous exudates under a large portion of the skin.  Cellulitis is a diffuse inflammation/infection of the deep layers of the skin, and in this case there was an accumulation of pus in that space as well.  Cellulitis may develop after an insult to the skin, such as cuts, blisters, burns, insect bites, surgical sites or IV catheter insertion sites.    The only other abnormalities noted were mild arthritic changes of both femoral heads (hips) most likely due to mild hip dysplasia, and multiple large fluid-filled cysts on both ovaries.  This most likely did not contribute to Tygre’s demise.   There was no evidence of cancer currently, although it is noted on the report that Tygre had been previously diagnosed with (and likely treated for) mammary cancer.  There was no evidence of disease of the digestive system, endocrine system, heart/vascular system, immune system, liver/pancreas, neurological system, or eyes.
TYGRE NECROPSY