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Sunday, October 24, 2021

The benefits of botanicals in canine behavior management

Managing canine behavioral issues often requires a multimodal approach that incorporates environmental modification, behavior training tactics, and therapeutics. For behavior issues stemming from stress...

Nutritional support for the aging canine brain

Our growing knowledge of canine health and nutrition, combined with other advances in medical science and technology, means dogs are living longer than ever....

The “frenemy”, Escherichia coli, may be contributing to your patients’ chronic diarrhea cases

Veterinarians are trained to consider Escherichia coli to be normal inhabitants of the gut lumen. However, there is growing evidence that E. coli should...

A new framework for chronic GI disease in dogs and cats

Chronic enteropathy (CE) is the term now used to describe long-term gastrointestinal disease that lacks a specific diagnosis in canine and feline patients. Gastrointestinal complaints...

Addressing kerato-seborrheic disorders (KSD) in canine and feline patients

With an adapted topical approach, you can maintain a healthy skin barrier and alleviate kerato-seborrheic disorders. Kerato-seborrheic disorders (KSDs) are an increasingly common diagnosis seen...

Clinical utility of C-reactive protein and the C-reactive protein/albumin ratio (CAR) in canine patients

The inflammatory response is an important innate immune process that protects the body when tissues are injured by pathogens, trauma, toxic compounds, heat, etc....
Proper ocular hygiene for dogs prone to tear stains

Proper ocular hygiene for dogs prone to tear stains

Improve the health and comfort of canine patients prone to tear stains by talking to their owners about proper ocular hygiene. Tear stains in dogs...

For an animal’s health and homeostasis, look to the renal proximal tubule

Maintaining the healthy differentiated state of the renal proximal tubule should be the goal of every pet caregiver. In all mammals, the renal proximal tubule...

Pet food math

As veterinarians, we are often asked to recommend specific pet foods. This involves treading the line between our knowledge of canine and feline physiology,...
4 ways to avoid video fatigue when practicing telemedicine

4 ways to avoid video fatigue when practicing telemedicine

Telemedicine is the new norm for veterinary clinics, and in many ways it makes lives easier for practitioners and their clients. But there is...