UC Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital Treats K-9 Patrol Dog for State Parks

State park ranger, dog and UCD vet
From left, California State Park Ranger Martin Gilbertson, Micro and UC Davis Veterinarian Teaching Hospital surgeon Dr. Kelly O'Connell. Submitted by Lorraine Jewett

Nevada County’s only K-9 dog patrolling regional state parks has been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, a neuromuscular disease. Patrol dog Miro was treated and eventually released from UC Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital and is recovering at home with his handler, state parks Ranger Martin Gilbertson.

Future research and studies on these issues will continue to be conducted at the new UC Davis Veterinary Medical Center, a part of the Veterinary Medical Center Big Idea.

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