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Articles by Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM

Journal Scan: Can milk thistle be used to treat liver disease?

Jun 3, 2013

Natural remedies abound for treating common diseases in people and pets, but what exact role they should play remains undetermined. This study looked specifically at the use of milk thistle for helping pets with liver disease.

A suddenly accident-prone dog

May 7, 2013

Work through this interactive case to help Olivia, a 2-year-old terrier mix, get over her urinary troubles.

Journal Scan: Empathic listening: How listening the right way enhances patient care

Apr 30, 2013

A commentary on the integral role of effective listening and the lack of training in this area for veterinary professionals.

Journal Scan: Anticoagulant rodenticide screening may help determine prognosis

Apr 22, 2013

This study looked at whether such a screening is worth it and what it means if the results are negative.

Journal Scan: Using the vertebral heart scale to categorize dyspnea in cats

Apr 15, 2013

This study found that the presence or absence of a heart murmur does not reliably predict cardiac disease in cats.

Journal Scan: Studying the studies: A review of evidence from trials evaluating atopic dermatitis therapies

Mar 26, 2013

Which therapies have the most evidence for efficacy? These researchers take a look.

Journal Scan: Feline mast cell tumors: An overview with a view to a cure

Mar 18, 2013

A look at the clinical challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of feline mast cell disease and an overview of current treatment options.

Journal Scan: Does storage in formalin affect urolith evaluation?

Mar 11, 2013

A look at whether this practice will thwart your results.

Why routine health screening is a must for older cats

Mar 4, 2013

Despite being apparently healthy, middle-aged and older cats can often have abnormalities that would benefit from intervention and monitoring.


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