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Audio: Is vaginitis really a puppy problem?

December 2, 2013

Dr. Autumn Davidson explains why vaginitis shouldn't be as much of a concern in young pups as it is in mature female dogs.

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Assessing the risk of parvovirus infection in puppies attending socialization classes

November 1, 2013

A recent study examined whether young puppies that attend socialization classes are really at an increased risk for this deadly viral disease.

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Rhodococcus equi infection: Treatment and immunity in foals

September 1, 2013

Part 2 of this series explores a foal's innate defenses against a common bacterial pneumonia and how veterinarians can enhance natural immunity.

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3 steps to pierce veterinary clients' vaccine concerns

July 1, 2013

Avoid blowups and miscommunication by teaching your team to offer pointed information about your vaccination protocols.

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Immune system development in foals

June 1, 2013

In Part 1 of this series, an equine veterinary research team explains two key immune factors—transfer of proinflammatory cytokines to the foal and the foal's ability to respond to antigens.

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Veterinary research in Dachshunds paves the way for therapy in children

March 1, 2013

Veterinary treatment slows progression of Batten disease, a fatal genetic disorder for dogs and children.

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Today's Daily Dose: Drug dosages in puppies

July 4, 2011

A consideration when prescribing drugs for puppies and kittens.

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The normal neonate: What is normal and abnormal? (Proceedings)

May 1, 2011

The neonatal period is the first 4 week of life. During this critical period, the puppy or kitten has a different physiology and rate of development and than during the rest of the pediatric period. Once the puppy or kitten is 6- 8 weeks of age, then all of the development is complete and the youngster can be considered a "growing" adult.

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The ABC's of managing critical problems in neonates (Proceedings)

May 1, 2011

Average puppy and kitten deaths during the first 12 weeks of life approach? 11%-34%. Still births or death within the first 24 hours account for 5% of the losses; an additional 5% loss occurs during the neonatal period; and 0%-5% loss in transitional & socialization periods. Infectious diseases are not the most common cause of neonatal or transitional period mortality.

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