Articles by Julie D. Smith, DVM, DACVS - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Julie D. Smith, DVM, DACVS

Julie D. Smith, DVM, DACVS

Practical Matters: Consider underlying problems and referral before changing NSAID therapy
June 1, 2007

Most of the limping dogs that are referred to our practice have received at least one course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) therapy at some point in their histories.

That old, slow dog: Is it really arthritis?
March 1, 2007

Geriatric dogs are commonly referred to us for evaluation of what clients call slowing down. Often the tentative diagnosis before referral is arthritis (or is interpreted by the client as such), and the dog is receiving an NSAID.


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