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Thursday, October 21, 2021
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...

Hemp Products: What Does Strain (Cultivar) Specificity Mean?

Not all cannabis (hemp) is created equal. There are hundreds, if not thousands of different cannabis (hemp) cultivars in the world. Cannabis itself is...
The Latest on the Link Between Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Nutrition

The latest on the link between canine dilated cardiomyopathy and nutrition

Misinformation about the causes of DCM in dogs is still being spread at the expense of our patients. In this article, we will examine...

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....
Diagnosing canine gastrointestinal and pancreatic diseases

Diagnosing canine gastrointestinal and pancreatic diseases

A discussion of some of the tests that are currently available (or will be in the near future) for diagnosing gastrointestinal and pancreatic diseases...
An interesting case of inappropriate supplementation in a puppy

An interesting case of inappropriate supplementation in a puppy

A few well-chosen supplements can help a dog or other animal live longer and feel better, but almost nothing is written about the effects...
Emotions: a powerful tool for understanding health and disease in animals

Emotions: a powerful tool for understanding health and disease in animals

Research reveals that human emotions are powerful energies that impact both health and disease. Our emotions also impact those around us, including our companion...