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Helpful hints for treating soft tissue sarcomas

January 1, 2011

Veterinary oncologist Dr. Kim Selting provides her advice on achieving the best outcomes in these cases.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Practical ways to measure GFR in your patients

January 1, 2011

Measuring the GFR can be useful in numerous situations commonly encountered in practice.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Practical Matters: Increase your ability to detect pulmonary metastases

November 1, 2009

Dr. Ravinder Dhaliwahl says most veterinary oncologists prefer three thoracic radiographic views.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Practical Matters: Use caution when performing fine-needle aspiration biopsy of ventral neck masses in dogs

November 1, 2009

Using ultrasound guidance to perform fine-needle aspiration biopsy is preferred for tumors of the neck.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Practical Matters: Desmopressin is safer than water deprivation to identify the cause of polyuria and polydipsia in dogs

June 1, 2009

Polyuria and polydipsia have many causes in dogs.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Encourage proper play—not physical correction—to treat puppy biting

April 1, 2009

Biting in puppies is a normal, though undesirable, behavior. Here are relatively easy ideas that you can pass along to clients to help them get through this period of puppy development.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Early screening and the role of DARthroplasty as an intervention in young dogs with hip dysplasia

December 1, 2008

For too long, many veterinarians who have diagnosed hip dysplasia in young patients have informed the owners that the consequences will have to be dealt with later in life, when signs of osteoarthritis develop.

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What's the significance of Mycoplasma species in the urogenital tract?

December 1, 2008

While there is some evidence of Mycoplasma species infection associated with vaginitis and pregnancy loss in bitches and poor semen quality in male dogs, studies have demonstrated that Mycoplasma species are as likely to be cultured in samples from healthy animals as they are to be cultured in samples from animals with reproductive tract disease.

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Practical Matters: Do not institute calcium supplementation during canine pregnancy

September 1, 2008

It is contraindicated. Here's why.

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