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  • Hypothyroidism is the Most Common Hormone Imbalance of Dogs Open link in new window
    Hypothyroidism is the most common hormone imbalance in dogs. While it seems like it would be a simple subject, there are complexities.
  • Metoclopramide (Reglan) Open link in new window
    Motility disorders are common and may be chronic or of sudden onset. When motility is reduced in the stomach, food pools there and creates a sensation of nausea and bloating. Metoclopramide (Reglan) normalizes stomach contractions so that food and bile can pass in the correct direction.
  • Coccidia Infects Intestines of Cats and Dogs Open link in new window
    Coccidia are parasites that commonly infect young animals housed in groups. Coccidia causes a bloody diarrhea that can be severe enough to be life threatening for a small animal. It is a common infection.
  • Preventing Heartworm Infection in Dogs Open link in new window
    Heartworm preventive medications are used to periodically kill larval heartworms that have managed to gain access to the dog's body. At this point, the products available are intended for monthly use. What should you know about each one?
  • Tetanus in Calves Open link in new window
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  • Glargine (Lantus) and Detemir (Levemir) Insulin Open link in new window
    Diabetic remission is about good regulation early on rather than having a magic product. Cats that have been diabetic for some time tend not to experience remission and if your cat is well-regulated on another insulin, it is not worth changing and having to re-regulate your cat.
  • Neck Pain in Horses Open link in new window
    Neck pain in horses is not commonly diagnosed, but it may be more common than we realize in older performance horses.
  • Cryptosporidium is a Particularly Challenging Type of Coccidia for Pets Open link in new window
    Cryptosporidium are similar to Coccidia and, until recent advances in molecular biology showed us otherwise, they were believed to be simply another species of Coccidia. They have some particularly unpleasant features.
  • Banamine Use in Horses Open link in new window
    Never give Banamine in the muscle; it has to go in a vein, or be taken as a pill.
  • Cholangitis (Cholangiohepatitis) in Cats Open link in new window
    The word cholangiohepatitis breaks down into "(bile), (vessel), hepat (liver) and (inflammation)." Putting this all together means inflammation of the liver and bile ducts. It is one of the four most common liver concerns in cats.

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