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    Heartworms

    May 19 2016

    Heartworms (Dirofilaria Immitis) are parasitic roundworms ~spread by the bite of an infected mosquito ~adults often reside in the Pulmonary Arterial System as well as the heart ~major effect on…

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    Giving Advice Without a Relationship

    May 19 2016

    Should I give this aspirin to my cat? Questions and answers without an exam, is it legal? The greatest challenge we face in medicine is giving unsolicited advice. We always…

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    Do You Know Your Pet?

    May 19 2016

    Adding a four legged member to the family can be a tough decision. Sometimes we overlook the commitment we are signing up for. Many breeds can have genetic or predisposing…

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    APPROACHES T0 DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PNEUMOTHORAX

    May 19 2016

    Clinical SMALL ANIMAL Authors : Catherine Bovens Catherine Bovens reviews issues around diagnosing and treating the three classifications of pneumothorax in cats and dogs and looks at likely outcomes PNEUMOTHORAX,…

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    Weakness – What could be wrong?

    May 02 2016

    What should  you worry about if your dog is weak? Heart problems Lung problems Anemia – not enough red blood cells Infections Cancer Bleeding Low blood sugar = hypoglycemia Electrolyte…

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    Abdominal Pain

    Apr 25 2016

    FOR VETS How many times do you see abdominal pain a week? A month? Causes: • Pancreatitis • Gastritis • Liver disease • Renal disease – nephritis • Back pain…

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    Pancreatitis

    Apr 11 2016

    FOR THE VETS Pancreatitis – the lurking evil Here are some facts to help you manage your cases. Pancreatitis is not often primary but frequently secondary to gastritis or other…

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    Foreign Body in Your Pet

    Apr 11 2016

    Source: Vet Talk X-rays are Black and White but they aren’t Black and White June 8, 2015 (published) Tony Johnson, DVM, ACVECC Photo by Dr. Teri Ann Oursler We all…

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    Choosing an ER for Your Pet

    Mar 01 2016

    Choosing an ER for your pet Find the closest one geographically and the second closest Visit that ER when they are open and ask to see the premises. You have…

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    Compassion in Veterinary Care

    Mar 01 2016

    Compassion is “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering”. Compassion should be and must…