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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2004
Oxygen gives pets life but may behave aggressively to try to shorten it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
Q. Could you review the appropriate care of the pregnant bitch?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2003
Recently a colleague asked me if I could direct her to a reference source for normal and abnormal drinking and urine volumes of cats and dogs. Although this information is available, it is scattered in different textbooks and journal articles. The primary objective of this Diagnote is to provide this information in one concise location.
May 01, 2003
Now that you have decided what to include in your feline preventive medicine program, how do you implement your ideas? The implementation process begins where everything else begins in a typical veterinary hospital - at the front desk.
May 01, 2003
Veterinarians are busy individuals who multi-task with fervor. How else can we accomplish all that we must during the normal workday? We have to play the role of internist, pharmacist, radiologist, dentist, animal behaviorist, practice manager, human relations expert, environmental protection engineer, chief financial officer and employee/client counselor all rolled into one.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2002
Q: What are potential causes of seizure activity in puppies and kittens, and the possible management?
Jun 01, 2002
Dr. Johnny Hoskins recommends practical principles for diagnosing and managing common gastrointestinal problems.