Iowa State University Veterinarian


Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

Call Number

SF601 V65

Document Type



The patient in this case was a six year old female dachshund named Penny. Four weeks previously, the referring veterinarian performed a spay on the dog and due to postsurgery complications, placed her on an electric heating pad. The result was a third degree burn involving 20% of the body area, located entirely on the dog's back. An eschar had formed and this was partially removed by the referring veterinarian. Th dog was presented with a large amount of granulation tissue filling in the would site.