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Meet "Miracle Mattie." Mattie Evitt is a Boxer-mix who survived a 50-foot drop and slowly regained mobility thanks to the work of our experts. Surgery was able to repair her fractured vertabrae , leaving her with eight pins and 36 staples in her spine.


Neurology and neurosurgery services are provided by both our internal medicine and orthopedic surgery service areas.

Animals with central nervous systems problems, such as seizures, are treated by the internal medicine service while problems such as paralysis are evaluated by our orthopedic service.


We treat a variety of neurologic issues. Common conditions include:

  • Disc disease
  • Spinal fractures
  • Cancer of the spinal cord and brain
  • Inflammation of the central nervous system
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular diseases

Special Capabilities

  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Cerebrospinal fluid collection and analysis
  • Electrodiagnostics
    • electroencephalogram (EEG)
    • brainstem auditory evoked reflex/potential (BAER)
    • electromyography (EMG)
    • nerve conduction velocity (NCV)
  • Brain and spinal surgery

Meet the Neurology Faculty

Devon Hague