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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Little research has been done demonstrating the pharmacokinetics of drugs commonly administered to puppies and kittens or defining the safe and effective doses of these drugs. When considering giving a particular drug, you must think about pediatric physiology and the absorption, metabolism, and excretion of the chosen drug.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2007
Acesarean section (hysterotomy) is scheduled or performed on an emergency basis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 12, 2007
Dr. Hunthausen demonstrates how to teach a puppy to sit and come on command.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2007
Client handout: 10 easy steps to housetrain your dog
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 15, 2007
Dr. Niemiec discusses the necessary dental procedures in puppies.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 15, 2007
Dr. Niemiec discusses general dental care in kittens.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2007
This article focuses on the more common oral and dental problems diagnosed during the pediatric dental period. Some of these problems are quite similar to problems seen in adult patients, while others are confined to younger patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 10, 2007
Dr. Wayne Hunthausen offers his recommendations for making the first puppy visit a smooth one.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2005
Time is of the essence when working with a fading puppy or kitten. A systematic evaluation consisting of a history, physical examination of the litter and the dam, and specific diagnostic tests will help you narrow the list of possible causes quickly, so you can initiate treatment.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2005
My goal for this symposium is to provide resources and encouragement for practicing veterinarians to confidently examine, perform appropriate diagnostic testing in, and treat these tiny patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2005
Chances are that you have been presented with puppies or kittens that have failed to thrive, some of which have eventually died.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2005
Timely treatment of ill neonates will provide the best chances of survival. Although time-consuming, intensive care of these puppies and kittens, which requires serial monitoring, can be extremely rewarding.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
The failure to thrive in newborn puppies and kittens, or neonates, is known as fading puppy and kitten syndrome. The syndrome can occur from birth to 9 weeks of age. Affected neonates can decline quickly and die, so immediate detection and treatment are key to survival. Be sure you know what to look for and what to do if you see any warning signs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2005
Illness in young puppies usually commences between the 5th and 18th days after birth.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
Cases that show intermittent clinical signs require more long-term therapy.