Journal Scan Journal Scan: Xylitol ingestion in dogs—a retrospective evaluation of the consequences VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2016 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Hospitalization and continued monitoring are recommended, even if a patient presents as euglycemic after ingestion. Journal Scan: Is there an optimal food type for cats with idiopathic cystitis? VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 11, 2016 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Feeding a cystitis-prevention diet may be of benefit, but the exact food components responsible for the beneficial effect is unclear. Diagnosing feline small bowel disease: Do noninvasive tests make the cut? VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 04, 2016 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Study finds that although clinicopathologic testing is useful, full-thickness biopsy samples may be preferred because many cats studied had segmental disease Journal Scan: Physiological heart murmurs are more common in our veterinary patients than we may think VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 09, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Murmurs may not only be limited to specific breeds or growing dogs. Using insulin detemir to treat diabetes in dogs VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 02, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Veterinary practices have scant guidance on using the drug in dogs. Journal Scan: Reptile wellness management VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 16, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Improper care is the No. 1 reason reptiles are brought into the veterinary clinic. Journal Scan: Guide for creating a pet-friendly practice VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 26, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Creating a low-stress environment will not only make your patients and their owners happy, but will also help decrease the risk of injury to you and your staff. Helping fish flourish: Environmental enrichment for aquatic species VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 22, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Fish aren't your typical veterinary patient, but some clients may have questions about their care. Be ready to answer! Judging a dog by its cover: The dangers of breed misidentification VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 05, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Guesstimating a canine veterinary patient's breed by its looks alone is unreliable and can have serious consequences in some cases. Journal Scan: Animal welfare: Reflections on why the veterinary profession should take a firm stance VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 08, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM The policies adopted by the AVMA still tend to emphasize physical over emotional health, particularly in the food animal arena. Journal Scan: High-frequency sounds can lead to seizures in some older cats VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 29, 2015 By Avi Blake, DVM Crinkling paper. Clinking glasses. Even deaf cats with a newly defined epileptic syndrome can suffer neurologic effects when exposed to sounds such as these. Journal Scan: SDMA pinpointed as biomarker for feline renal disease VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 20, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Does this form of testing hold the key to diagnosing deterioration of the kidney in cats earlier? Journal Scan: Current concepts in the diagnosis and management of pyothorax VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 28, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Prognosis is variable, and consensus of opinion on treatment hasn't been reached, but good outcomes are possible with appropriate care. Journal Scan: Animal-assisted therapy helps patients undergoing chemotherapy VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 21, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM A look at the impact of animal-assisted visits on the quality of life of people being treated for cancer. Journal Scan: Owner expectations when treating pets with diabetes VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 15, 2015 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Knowing the barriers to care may aid in educating clients and addressing concerns that may impede care. 1 2 3 4 5 ... 7 Next » Last » Hot topics on dvm360Pet Owner 2.0: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge Veterinary issues in 2016: Will this be the year of telemedicine? Top 8 nastiest things to clean at a veterinary practice The 12 days of veterinary client handouts Need a urine sample? Urine luck!