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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
While there is no doubt that administration of immunosuppressive drugs to dogs, and sometimes cats, is critical for control of immune-mediated disease, administration of these drugs can cause adverse effects.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by chronic gastrointestinal signs associated with diffuse accumulation of lymphocytes and plasma cells in the lamina propria and morphologic abnormalities of the intestinal mucosa and epithelium.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Clinical signs suggestive of esophageal disease include regurgitation, dysphagia, odynophagia, salivation, retching, gagging, and repeated swallowing. Other less specific signs can include weight loss, anorexia or ravenous appetite, and depression.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Esophagitis is characterized by acute or chronic inflammation of the esophagus resulting from mechanical, corrosive, or acid-peptic injury to the mucosa. Mild esophagitis may be self-limiting or resolve with medical treatment.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Chronic hepatitis associated with abnormal accumulation of copper in liver cells is emerging as an important form of chronic liver disease in dogs.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Giardia duodenalis (also known as G. intestinalis, G. lamblia) is a pear-shaped, binucleated, flagellated protozoan parasite that infects the small intestine, impairs mucosal absorption, and causes diarrhea.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2015
Molecular studies have determined that the intestines of dogs and cats harbor a complex population of commensal bacteria, referred to as the microbiota. Depending on its composition, the microbiota can be beneficial or harmful to the host.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 30, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
A little trick plus lots of patience equals success.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 25, 2015
By dvm360.com staff
The successful repair of this dog's heart defect had its origins in human health, with 'blue' babies.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 10, 2015
Practical tips for working up and treating cats with urinary signs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 03, 2015
A new approach to an old problem
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ASPCA APCC: Aug 01, 2015
Cats are more sensitive to the toxic properties of onions than other species are. Find out what you should do if an exposed cat is presented to your clinic.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 29, 2015
Crinkling paper. Clinking glasses. Even deaf cats with a newly defined epileptic syndrome can suffer neurologic effects when exposed to sounds such as these.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 27, 2015
Don't rely too heavily on T4 concentrations since cats can have a false elevation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 07, 2015
Initial exposure to a tick-borne disease may have contributed to this puppy's susceptibility to this fungal disease, which can be deadly if disseminated. Would you be able to catch the signs of infection?