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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2008
This article describes the clinical signs and treatment of Brunfelsia species toxicosis in dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2008
In this case report, two dogs ingested an unknown volume of Clorox Regular-Bleach (The Clorox Company) containing 6.15% sodium hypochlorite and subsequently developed marked hypernatremia and hyperchloremia as well as numerous other biochemical abnormalities.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2007
Red-maple hybrids should be considered toxic until proven otherwise.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2007
This is the third in a series of articles on toxic plants that are likely to poison horses in North America. This installment covers myotoxic plants, those that damage muscle and the cardiovascular system.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2007
This article focuses on the therapeutic management of canine aflatoxicosis, drawing from treatments used in other cases of hepatotoxicosis or hepatic failure.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Rockville, MD. - 10/1/07 - The Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-CVM) wants nominations for voting members to serve on the agency's Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee (VMAC).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2007
This is the second in a series of articles introducing the toxic plants most likely to poison horses in North America.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
Because antidotes are rare, plant-induced diseases in horses can be irreversible and sometimes lethal.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
Watch out for plant toxicity during drought conditions.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2007
Combine more than 14.6 million asthmatic people in the United States with more than 61.5 million playful pet dogs, and it's a sure bet that some curious Fidos will bite into their owners' life-saving inhalers.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 12, 2007
Dr. Washabau describes how to handle this toxicosis in dogs.
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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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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Urbana, Ill. — Human medications were responsible for the most cases of pet poisoning in 2006, according to a new report from the American Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2007
Two substances, aminopterin and melamine, have been identified in some of the tested samples of the recalled pet foods manufactured by Menu Foods (www.menufoods.com). How these substances entered the pet food chain hasn't been determined. Investigators also don't know whether these substances are the sole cause of the illness associated with ingestion of the recalled food; other as yet unknown factors are likely to be involved.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2007
In suspected cases of toxicosis, reduce errors and receive more meaningful results by spending more time up-front communicating with and acquiring specimens for the diagnostic toxicology laboratory.