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  • Analysis of the association between density of Helicobacter spp. and gastric lesions in dogs Gastritis in dogs can be caused by several factors. The main triggers are systemic disease, diet, environmental influences, stress, and behavioral factors. Similar to the situation for humans, it has been proposed that Helicobacter spp. infections may pla...  more
  • Veterinary Medicine Essentials: Nutrition nuggets Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients. read more Published: April 9, 2018
  • AAVSB pushes to forefront of telemedicine debate Model practice act aims to unleash remote veterinary care Published: April 6, 2018
  • Product rebates to veterinarians spur tax questions For honesty's sake, report the money, accountant advises Published: April 9, 2018
  • 6 savvy tips for the surgical suite From autoclavable shoes to less-mess cautery, veterinary surgeon Dr. Jennifer Wardlaw shares a few of her favorite surgical solutions. read more Published: April 19, 2018
  • Dentistry, nutrition and behavior: What you missed in class Our article collections will get you up to speed on these sometimes glossed over topics in veterinary school. read more Published: April 20, 2018
  • High fat and cholesterol diet on gallbladder composition and motility in dogs Gallbladder mucocele (GBM) represents one of the most common gallbladder diseases in dogs. However, the mechanisms for this pathological condition have not yet been fully clarified. A series of experiments revealed 2 pathological events in dogs with GBM, ...  more
  • Increased Intracranial Pressure Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Small Animal Patients Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results most commonly from motor vehicle accidents and crush injury in dogs and cats, respectively. The injury incurred at the time of impact, termed primary injury, cannot be altered by a practitioner. Examples of primary inj...  more
  • Detection of synchronous primary tumors and previously undetected metastases in dogs undergoing CT scans In veterinary patients, because of the need for anesthesia and costs associated with computed tomography (CT) scans, a single scan is often used for multiple purposes, including diagnosing and staging neoplasia as well as radiation therapy (RT) and radiat...  more
  • Dog’s Last Day On Earth Will Bring You To Tears (GALLERY) (DOGS/ANIMAL PICTURES) The Roberts family knew it was time to put down their beloved black lab named Duke after cancer began to take over his body. But first, they gave him the best last day on Earth a dog could ask for. The day was filled with... [Get th...  more Published: April 20, 2018
  • Veterinary Medicine Essentials: Periodontal disease Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients. read more Published: April 13, 2018
  • Involuntary spinal locomotion (spinal walking) in dogs with thoracolumbar spinal cord lesion Acute spinal cord injuries (ASCI) in dogs are common and mainly result from intervertebral disk extrusion (IVDE) or traumatic injuries. Recovery rate from ASCI is variable and depends on the severity of the spinal cord damage, rate of onset of clinical si...  more
  • Acute-phase proteins and iron status in cats with chronic kidney disease Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects approximately 15 to 30% of geriatric cats. The role of inflammation in this disease is not well characterized. In human patients, chronic inflammation and oxidative stress play key roles in the development and progress...  more
  • Guy Sings To Beulga Whales From His Kayak (OCEANS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) This guy had no idea when he started singing that beluga whales would rush up to his boat to listen. Much like Dory from Finding Nemo, his whale songs appear to enchant the whales, so he decided to dive down to give them... [Ge...  more Published: April 18, 2018
  • Got a patient with atopy? Three options you may want to give a shot Help those itchy veterinary patients with these immunotherapy options. read more Published: April 6, 2018
  • Hold The Tuna: Is A Vegetarian Diet Safe For Your Cat? (PETS/PET FOOD) Pet guardians tend to feed their pets meat and fish, but some vegetarians and vegans dislike the idea and instead share a plant-based diet with their cat or dog. Is a meat-free diet healthy for your pet? Find out what some experts... [Get ...  more Published: April 17, 2018
  • ‘Assassin Bug’ Uses Spider’s Own Talent Against It (INSECTS) The aptly named 'assassin bug' actually tricks spiders into their own webs as a trap, then injects venom into the spider to kill it. A clever web of deceit, if you ask us. Read on to learn more about these clever insects' murderous... [Get the f...  more Published: April 19, 2018
  • Never too late Beginning a veterinary career after 50 Published: April 20, 2018
  • California lawmakers to hear new animal-rehabilitation proposal Bill would expand scope of practice for physical therapists Published: April 2, 2018
  • Veterinary Medicine Essentials: Obesity in pets Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients. read more Published: April 9, 2018
  • Cat Gets New Hairstyle (CATS/FUNNY ANIMAL VIDEOS) This fancy cat's new hairstyle is taking the Internet by storm. For more of Achshav the Abyssinian, follow him on Instagram. -- Global Animal [Get the full story by clicking the headline link to GlobalAnimal.org.] Published: April 20, 2018
  • Help a veterinary colleague out—take good notes Leave TMI on that UTI; the paper trail leads to better patient care and client service. read more Published: April 13, 2018
  • Trending: Veterinary imaging and telemedicine Unprecedented access to specialists is just one great use of this emerging service. read more Published: April 18, 2018
  • Genius Dog Solves Hard Puzzles (DOGS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) Ripley the rescue dog loves putting her mind to the test. Since normal dog puzzles are too easy, this brainiac pup uses her deductive reasoning skills to complete whatever puzzles or tricks her dad conjures up for her. Take a... [Get ...  more Published: April 19, 2018
  • California bill on animal physical rehabilitation advances Allows physical therapists to work with animals away from veterinary clinic Published: April 11, 2018
  • Veterinary Medicine Essentials: Separation anxiety Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients. read more Published: April 9, 2018
  • Puppy Gets Hole In One (DOGS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEOS) It's always a hole in one when you have this adorable puppy to help! -- Global Animal [Get the full story by clicking the headline link to GlobalAnimal.org.] Published: April 17, 2018
  • Patient benefit of dog-assisted interventions in health care Interaction with animals has been a favorite human pursuit since the dawn of history. Numerous studies have reported that animals exert favorable effects on psychological, physiological, and social aspects of human well-being. The increasing use of animal...  more
  • Heartworm disease: What lies beneath Dr. Stephen Jones takes us on a pictorial journey of the gross effects of heartworm infections in veterinary patients. read more Published: April 19, 2018
  • Bat Appreciation Day: Go Batty With These Fun Bat Facts! (BATS/ANIMAL FACTS) Bats often get a pretty bad rap due to countless myths and common misconceptions, and it's actually helping drive the species to extinction. But in reality, these "scary creatures" have an extremely important role in our... [Get the fu...  more Published: April 17, 2018
  • Risk factors for development of chronic kidney disease in cats Chronic kidney disease (CKD) has a high prevalence in both humans and domestic cats. In human patients across Europe, Asia, and North America, the prevalence is reported to be 2.5 to 11.2%. The figure is similar in cats with approximately 10% of cats >10 ...  more

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