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  1. J

    Severe Mastitis?

    They thought they heard a mild murmur but said it also could have been stress. Her bloodwork came back okay, a few levels low but nothing too abnormal. She will be referred to the dermatologist who will need to do upwards of 1000$ of testing before finding a treatment plan. They suspect...
  2. J

    Severe Mastitis?

    She also has a snapped canine tooth which the breeder “has no idea how that happened!” The vet says it’s a very durable tooth so it’s very suspicious that it’s snapped like this. I think there’s a lot I wasn’t told. She needs a dental and the tooth needs pulled but the vet wants to wait until...
  3. J

    Severe Mastitis?

    I am located in Akron Ohio and the closest university veterinarian is in Columbus which is 2.5 hours from me. She was taken to a 2nd vet who is minimal service. This vet pulled out a dermatology book and suggested an autoimmune condition and gave me an ointment. I wasn’t very thrilled with that...
  4. J

    Severe Mastitis?

    UPDATE: Ruby has formed a new hole. The worst one yet. She has gone to a new vet and they are baffled. Also found out the breeder had lied about her medical records. She only gave me bits and pieces and I got them all from the vet. Apparently she has had mycoplasma, chlamydia, panleukemia, AND...
  5. J

    Severe Mastitis?

    Hi everyone, I recently rescued a sphynx from a breeder. She develops “sores,” that the breeder told me she always got. Her last litter was in the summer so she’s had the condition some time. I took her to the vet as soon as I got her, where she was diagnosed with severe mastitis that has...
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