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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Medicating a headstrong cat can be a challenge. However, compounding pharmacies have made the task easier by preparing many medications as flavored liquids, chewable treats, or transdermal gels.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2007
Linear foreign bodies are a well-recognized problem in small-animal practice.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Feline onychectomy is a controversial medical procedure fueled by a growing number of critics who view it harmful and unnecessary. Many veterinarians consider the procedure a last-resort to alleviate destructive scratching behavior inherent in cats.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Springfield, Mo. — Almost 200 cats were euthanized at the Southwest Missouri Humane Society (SMHS) after a suspected outbreak of the fast-spreading killer strain of calicivirus.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
I had a cat that swallowed a needle and thread.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2007
A 12-year-old 8-lb (3.6-kg) castrated male domestic shorthaired cat was evaluated initially at Bissonnet/Southampton Veterinary Clinic followed by evaluation at Gulf Coast Animal Eye Clinic and Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists for blindness of one month's duration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2007
In this prospective study at a university veterinary hospital, 20 healthy adult cats (6 to 24 months of age) were divided into two groups and underwent left forelimb unilateral scalpel or CO2 laser onychectomy.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2007
About 45% to 65% of hypercalcemic dogs and 10% to 30% of hypercalcemic cats have underlying neoplasia.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
We use an ordinary paper cup with the bottom removed, two strategically placed holes, and some roll gauze as a muzzle for cats.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2007
Metformin is an antihyperglycemic prescription medication labeled for the treatment of noninsulin-dependent (type 2) diabetes mellitus in people. Metformin belongs to the biguanide group of oral antidiabetic agents and is the only biguanide currently available in the United States.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
For an inexpensive catheter guard for cats, I take the cardboard tube center from a roll of Vetrap (3M) bandaging tape and cut it lengthwise so it can be slipped over the catheter site on the cat's forelimb.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 15, 2007
When do you prescribe cyclosporine in cats and at what dosage? Is cyclosporine helpful in treating otitis externa in dogs?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2007
Columbia, Mo. — A University of Missouri (MU) veterinary ophthalmologist hopes continued research and advancement in eye-implantation technology will one day end retinal blindness for companion animals and humans.
Mar 01, 2007
Heartworm disease manifests quite differently in cats than in dogs and has an altered infective cycle.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2007
A new type of heparin, low-molecular-weight heparin, shows promise as an effective and easier-to-use form of therapy for people prone to thromboembolism. Does the same hold true for dogs and cats?