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Jul 23, 2014
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Eyelid laceration repair: A step-by-step guide
By: Juliet R. Gionfriddo, DVM, MS, DACVO
Use care when repairing lacerations of the eyelid to ensure that functionality of the eye and cosmetic appeal are maintained for the patient.
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Image Quiz: Fragile, hyperextensible skin in a dog
By: Julie Ann Luiz Adrian, DVM
Uncover the condition behind this dog's pendulous, delicate skin.
Is an oral electrolyte solution an effective way to treat dehydration in dogs with severe diarrhea?
By: Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
A study looks at whether administration of an oral electrolyte solution would safely and effectively correct dehydration in dogs with acute onset hemorrhagic diarrhea and decrease the cost of care.
CVC highlight: When to refer for advanced imaging—and when not to
By: Ryan King, DVM, DACVR
Dr. Ryan King outlines which forms of imaging are most helpful in certain clinical cases.
CVC highlight: The hunt for grass awns
By: Emily Klocke, DVM, DACVS
When to suspect and how to extract these irritating foreign bodies.
CVC highlight: A 4-tiered approach to considering the efficacies of dental home care techniques
By: Christopher Snyder, DVM, DAVDC
Veterinary dentist Dr. Christopher Snyder discusses which at-home measures are appropriate for which pets.
CVC highlight: Get the most out of your laboratory work
Dr. Adam Birkenheuer gives pointers to make sure you get the most out of your laboratory test results.
Mind Over Miller: Pharmacy philosophy
By: Robert M. Miller, DVM
Dr. Miller reflects on the way prescription writing used to be.
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Managing iron deficiency anemia
By: Audrey K. Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA, Heather L. Kvitko-White, DVM, DACVIM
A look at why iron deficiency anemia should be on a differential diagnosis list for all patients with unexplained microcytic anemia, how to diagnose the cause of this anemia, and how to treat these iron-deficient patients.
Case report: A 5-year-old golden retriever with IDA
By: Audrey K. Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA, Heather L. Kvitko-White, DVM, DACVIM
A look at the case management of a hunting dog with iron deficiency anemia secondary to chronic GI blood loss.
Toxicology case: Jatropha multifida toxicosis in a dog
A look at the case management of a 4-year-old standard poodle with vomiting and anorexia due to ingestion of seeds from a toxic tree.
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Editor's Note: A monthly dose of parasitology advice
By: Mindy Valcarcel
Veterinary Medicine editor Mindy Valcarcel details the latest parasitology resources available through dvm360's exclusive partnership with the Companion Animal Parasite Council.
Survival data and prognostic factors in cats with newly diagnosed diabetes
By: Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
This information about survival times and prognostic factors can provide valuable information for clinicians to better educate owners about treatment expectations and outcomes.
One month later ... Effects of storage on compounded doxycycline
By: Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM
Does a doxycycline suspension made from doxycycline tablets maintain an appropriate concentration four weeks of storage?
Does your dog love you as much as you think? (Script)
Researchers shed light on whether our dogs feel the same emotional attachment to us as we do to them.
Idea Exchange: Easy-does-it ear wash cannulas
A practical tip that doubles to recycle intravenous sets.
Idea Exchange: A tisket, a tasket, an ear care basket
Use this tip to make sure all of your ear care supplies are easy to find.
Idea Exchange: A foolproof way to dispense the correct insulin dose
A practical tip that ensures patients go home with the correct insulin syringes.
Mind Over Miller: The importance of exceptional veterinary interns
By: Robert M. Miller, DVM
Dr. Miller expresses the value of the interview in finding caring candidates.

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