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Articles by Johnny D. Hoskins, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Treating urinary tract infections can take time

Jul 1, 2003

Signalment: Canine, Greyhound, 2.5 years old, female spayed, 65 lbs. Clinical history: The dog has a persistent urinary tract problem hematuria for at least one year according to the owner. The dog improves with antibiotics, but once finished, hematuria starts again. Therapy has included Clavamox.

Comprehensive case history important when evaluating involuntary movements

Jun 1, 2003

QPlease review the clinical causes and management of abnormal movements in dogs.

How do you manage congenital portosystemic shunts?

Jun 1, 2003

Signalment: Canine, Golden Retriever, 4 months old, female, 28 pounds. Clinical history: The puppy presents for vaccinations and has a potbelly.

Heparin: Consider monitoring AT III with long-term therapy

May 1, 2003

Q: Please provide a brief review on the clinical usefulness of heparin products in dogs and cats.

Systemic histiocytosis: Dogs may not show signs

May 1, 2003

Signalment. Canine, Bernese Mountain dog, 9 years old, female spayed, 70 lbs.

Atrial fibrillation tough to manage at times due to many other concurringproblems

Apr 1, 2003

Q: Please provide a brief review of the clinical management of atrial fibrillation in older dogs and cats.

'Don't let the sun set on pyometra'

Apr 1, 2003

Editor's Note: In our ongoing telemedicine series, Dr. Johnny Hoskins presents medical case studies. The format is heavily focused on radiology and ultrasonography and details complicated, yet fairly common cases most veterinarians will be exposed to in practice.

Nonsurgical options available for correcting PDA in dogs

Mar 1, 2003

Q: Could you provide a brief review on the current nonsurgical procedures for correcting a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in dogs?

Renal carcinoma diagnosis: What's next?

Mar 1, 2003

Signalment: Canine, Golden Retriever, 7 years old, male, castrated, 72.2 lbs. The dog presents for progressive worsening PU/PD and generalized weakness for four to five weeks. The dog is showing anorexia and vomiting thick yellow bile since last evening. The dog has collapsing episodes in the rear legs. Therapy has included NPO for two days, intravenous fluids and metoclopramide.

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