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Thursday, October 21, 2021

The evolution of gut health – part 1

Achieving optimal gut health in veterinary patients starts with an understanding of how important bacterial organisms are to the entire ecosystem of the planet. Bacterial...

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...

There are no bad cats: using pheromones to communicate calm

Pheromones are natural chemical signals that animals of the same species use to communicate and interact with one another. Cats and dogs of all...

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...
Antioxidant supplementation in felines

Antioxidant supplementation in felines

Supplementation with antioxidants can help support the vision and overall health of hypertensive cats. Oxidative stress is essential for normal cellular and body functions, but...
Choosing a Cool Laser Therapy device for your practice

Choosing a Cool Laser Therapy device for your practice

From class to wavelength, there are a number of important factors to consider when choosing a Cool Laser Therapy device that will help your...

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....