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  • Erica Tolar, DVM, DACVO Open link in new window
    2/20/2019
  • Flea and Tick Control Products for Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    2/20/2019
    The comparison charts - one for dogs, one for cats - allows side-by-side glimpse of available products so you can determine what is best for your pets.
  • Equine Recurrent Uveitis in Horses Open link in new window
    2/20/2019
    Leptospirosis is the most common and well-known infectious organism associated with ERU but the clear association and development of it is still not well understood.
  • Difficult Birth: First Aid Open link in new window
    2/19/2019
    If the contractions are frequent, regular, and strong, and no young is produced in 15 to 30 minutes, the pet should be taken to a veterinarian.
  • Head Tilt in Pet Rabbits Open link in new window
    2/13/2019
    Head tilts in rabbits are seen with some frequency and can be caused by a variety of diseases. Another common name for head tilt is “wry neck” and the “scientific” name is vestibular disease (which can include other signs besides the head tilt). Rabbits exhibiting a head tilt also experience a loss of balance. They may fall over or walk in circles.
  • Vaccine Allergic Reactions in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    2/12/2019
    Immunization represents stimulation of the immune system, an inherently inflammatory process. Vaccination reactions severe enough to produce shock are extremely rare and are a function of an individual pet's immune response.
  • Perianal Fistulae in Dogs Open link in new window
    2/5/2019
    The anus of a dog with perianal fistulae will show deep open crevices and some oozing pus all around the sphincter. This condition waxes and wanes but ultimately over time is progressive, ulcerating the surface of the anus and its surroundings.
  • Importance of Socializing Puppies and Kittens Open link in new window
    2/5/2019
    Socialization is getting puppies and kittens used to people, other animals, and experiences that they will encounter frequently in their adult lives.
  • Meloxicam (Metacam) Open link in new window
    2/5/2019
    Meloxicam is generally given to control arthritis pain in dogs though it can be given for many other painful conditions. It is often used an analgesic in conjunction with surgery.
  • Clomipramine (Clomicalm, Anafranil) Open link in new window
    2/5/2019
    Anxiety is not a problem exclusive to humans. Many pets have anxiety about separation from their owner, aggressive pets with whom they share their home, and other issues. The medications used to help animals with these issues are the same medications that humans use. Clomipramine is the first to achieve FDA approval for use in dogs as well as humans.

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