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  • Is There a Cure for When You’re a Workaholic?

    633 Views - 2 Comments Is there a cure when you’re a workaholic? I am a workaholic. I come from a long line of focused, hardworking people who lived their lives with determined energy. And honestly, for many of my ancestors...
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  • Respiratory Distress: Emergency Treatment

    1,258 Views - 0 Comments Everyone who works in medicine of any kind understands that a patient’s airway and breathing are critical to their survival. If a patient does not have a patent airway or properly functioning respiratory...
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  • Removing a Needle from a Cat’s Soft Palate

    1,889 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh shows radiographs of a cat with a sewing needle lodged in her tongue and soft palate, and then demonstrates her strategy for removing the needle safely.

    4 min 51 sec

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  • Spring Weather Preparedness

    1,907 Views - 0 Comments Spring Has Sprung! Watch Out for Wild Weather! Tornadoes, lightning, floods, rip currents and early season heat - spring dangers rampage across the United States throughout March, April and May. And th...
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  • How We Keep Our Dogs From Barking

    3,046 Views - 4 Comments We’ve been doing yoga, coloring sheets, having healthy snacks, and taking extra time for ourselves because it’s self-care month at DoveLewis. But there’s one topic that’s got us al...
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  • My Fear of Wellness Month

    921 Views - 6 Comments Let’s start with the basics: I’m new to my employer and have been with the company for 90 days. I’ve been put in charge of spearheading Wellness and Self Care Month for our 115 employees. Now the compl...
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  • Fractured Canine Root Canal

    1,567 Views - 0 Comments VCA Raleigh Hills Dental Center’s Dr. Rebecca Martin performs a root canal on a fractured canine. The process of performing a root canal is covered as well as reasoning behind each decision made alo...

    16 min 33 sec

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  • Are You Taking Dental Radiographs?

    1,035 Views - 1 Comments It’s dental month so let’s talk about a touchy subject. Dental radiographs,  YES, you need to be taking them. Dentistry is kind of the red headed stepchild in veterinary medicine; it gets less attent...
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  • Hemoabdomen in the ICU

    2,051 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh discusses the medical treatments of a dog that presented to the ER with an acute hemoabdomen. Stabilization prior to surgery, anesthesia, and post-operative stab...

    4 min 24 sec

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  • Serotonin Syndrome

    1,328 Views - 2 Comments A 5-year-old spayed female 22.7kg Standard Poodle presented for evaluation due to mental alteration and abnormal breathing. The owner revealed that approximately 11 hours prior to presentation the dog had...
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  • Liver Punch Biopsy

    Length: 253 - 872 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis staff surgeon Ashely Magee demonstrates how to get a punch biopsy of the liver on a dog that was undergoing a laparotomy and splenectomy.

    2 min 53 sec

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  • Root Canal Discussion

    1,311 Views - 0 Comments Dr. Rebecca Martin from VCA Dental Center Raleigh Hills discusses a case about a dog presenting with a fractured canine tooth. Dr. Martin shows and talks through the radiographs of this tooth and describe...

    3 min 6 sec

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  • Skin Cytology

    2,002 Views - 3 Comments Veterinary Dermatologist Dr. Jon Plant of SkinVet in Portland demonstrates multiple methods of obtaining samples for skin cytology looking for bacterial contamination of the skin.

    3 min 2 sec

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  • Splenectomy

    898 Views - 3 Comments DoveLewis staff surgeon Ashely Magee performs a splenectomy on a dog that presented to the hospital with a hemoabdomen. The procedure of removing the spleen, in this case using a LigaSure™ to aid...

    14 min 29 sec

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  • Wellness Program

    1,076 Views - 1 Comments DoveLewis Wellness Program coordinators Enid Traisman and Josey Kinnaman discuss the staff benefits of a coordinated hospital wellness program and the steps DoveLewis has taken to improve the wellness opt...

    3 min 54 sec

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  • A Winter’s Tale: Ethylene Glycol

    820 Views - 2 Comments Given the recent overall trend for a drier but very cold winter season, ethylene glycol as an intoxication may become more prevalent in our metro area. Ethylene glycol can be found in numerous car fluids...
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  • Aural Hematoma

    1,032 Views - 1 Comments DoveLewis staff surgeon Ashley Magee drains and repairs a severe and chronic aural hematoma in a Weimaraner. Different repair techniques are discussed and stents are used in this particular patient....

    10 min 4 sec

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  • Gastric Ulceration

    761 Views - 0 Comments Gastroduodenal ulceration is a common pathology in people with numerous etiologies. There are a few different classifications of gastroduodenal ulcers in people. They are based on differentiating the l...
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  • Be Open to Learning

    511 Views - 0 Comments One of the things I’ve personally learned in my 12 years at DoveLewis is how important staff training, education and solid protocols are in building and maintaining a successful veterinary hospital....
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  • Art Therapy

    829 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Pet Loss Support Program Director Enid Traisman discusses the benefits of art therapy to veterinary staff, and describes how DoveLewis has instituted art therapy for employees.

    2 min 25 sec

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  • Thorascopic Partial Pericardiectomy

    741 Views - 0 Comments An 11-year-old male neutered golden retriever was referred to Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital for surgical management of idiopathic pericardial effusion.  The dog was originally diagnosed in Feb...
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  • GDV: The Surgeon’s Perspective

    648 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis staff surgeon Ashley Magee covers gastric dilatation-volvulus from presentation to post-operative recovery. The majority of her talk focuses on the surgical correction of GDV including splene...

    1 hour 31 min

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  • Tiny Talk – GDV The First 15 Minutes

    1,727 Views - 3 Comments Megan Brashear talks about gastric dilatation volvulus and how to approach these patients in the first few minutes of their arrival at the hospital. Shock, perfusion, pain management, and basic diagnostic...

    9 min 42 sec

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  • Present Tense

    677 Views - 9 Comments It’s a quiz on Facebook. It’s a plot point in every time travel movie. The thought of it might keep you awake at night. Do you want to know the day that you’ll die? Do you want to plan? Have time to trave...
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  • Management of Open Fractures

    604 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh discusses the basics of emergency treatment for open fractures. Initial patient care, pain management, and wound care are discussed.

    9 min 38 sec

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  • Late Night Phone Call

    402 Views - 0 Comments I spent my whole life, fighting myself That I can’t win so I'm inviting some help  -2Pac One day at a time Several weeks ago I had a late phone call from one of my colleagues at DoveLewis. I...
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  • Severe Pododermatitis

    558 Views - 0 Comments In this video, DoveLewis criticalist Lee Herold describes a case of severe dermatitis in a dog in the ICU. Diagnosis and treatment of this care are discussed. 

    1 min 44 sec

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  • Do You Have Goals and Motivation?

    851 Views - 0 Comments Motivation in veterinary medicine can be a tricky thing. The problem with motivation is that it’s different for everyone. We all have different goals and what pushes us to reach those goals will vary by p...
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  • Canine Bacterial Cholangiohepatitis

    849 Views - 0 Comments Clinical case A 9-year-old spayed female 9.1 kg American Eskimo was referred for further evaluation of elevated liver enzymes. She was initially seen by her primary care veterinarian with an acute hist...
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  • Unblocking a Cat

    1,225 Views - 6 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Lee Herold demonstrates how to perform a urinary deobstruction in a cat. Different types of urinary catheters, placement, securing the catheter, and placement radiographs are discu...

    5 min 50 sec

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  • RadLand: Summer Grilling

    510 Views - 2 Comments A 9-month old Labrador retriever presented with a two-day history of anorexia following ingestion of garbage. No vomiting or diarrhea was reported and the patient was slightly lethargic. Abdominal palpati...
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  • Uroabdomen Management

    552 Views - 4 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh discusses a patient that presented to the ER with severe azotemia and hyperkalemia diagnosed with uroabdomen. Dr. Zadeh discusses various ways to diagnose uroabd...

    6 min 40 sec

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  • The Declaw Debate

    715 Views - 2 Comments The Oregon state legislature is voting this week on a bill that would almost outlaw declawing cats and debarking dogs. The reason I say almost is that there are a few exceptions to this bill. Declawi...
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  • Just Me and the Cats

    518 Views - 0 Comments Growing up, my siblings and I were animal lovers but never had many pets. We had to relocate often due to my dad’s Coast Guard career, and my parents were understandably wary of adding animals to our very...
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  • Journal Club II

    420 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Lee Herold does the work for you by summarizing practical evidence based information from the last year in veterinary journals. Topics include urinary tract disease in dogs, antibiot...

    56 min 33 sec

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  • Closing a Cystotomy

    616 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis staff surgeon Ashley Magee demonstrates how to close a cystotomy incision in the case in a patient with severe cystitis. Dr. Magee uses a double layer closure and discusses suture material cho...

    11 min 14 sec

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  • Winning the Career Lottery

    298 Views - 0 Comments When I tell people I am a veterinarian, I usually hear one of two questions, “Have you always wanted to be a veterinarian?” and “Do you have a lot of pets?” And much to their su...
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  • Anaphylaxis Q & A

    981 Views - 2 Comments Q: What is anaphylaxis? A: Anaphylaxis is a type I hypersensitivity reaction. In type I hypersensitivity reactions antigens bind to preformed IgE present on mast cells and stimulate mast cell degranulat...
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  • Finding Your Passion

    329 Views - 2 Comments Like many young children, I was veritably obsessed with animals. By the time I was 5 years old I knew that one day I would be a veterinarian. And since we all know it didn’t really happen unless you have...
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  • When to Say Goodbye

    516 Views - 1 Comments My recent experience saying goodbye to our pug Lucy led me to the DoveLewis Pet Loss Support Program and Enid Traisman, program director and certified grief counselor. Ron: I work in a building where...
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  • My Two Favorite Superheroes

    503 Views - 1 Comments It has been a while since my last blog and I have been thinking what my few readers would find interesting. I think we all love superhero stories, but mine just so happen to be real. My favorite superhero...
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  • Check Your 'Tude at the Door

    305 Views - 0 Comments Who you aim to be Who you claim to be Do you aim to be Insane bane with me Can you hang with me Man claim strange with me Dangerously Then tell me who you came to see Tech N9ne (Anghell...
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  • Feline Acne

    925 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh discusses feline acne in a cat. While not usually considered an emergency, it can prove painful to the cat and distressing to the owner. Diagnosing true feline...

    6 min 52 sec

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  • There's an Opossum in My Bed!

    444 Views - 1 Comments I was privileged to work at Veterinary Services of Wickford in Saunderstown, Rhode Island for five years. They not only take care of small animals and exotics but also have a wildlife clinic attached to t...
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  • Can vs. Should

    652 Views - 8 Comments Just because we can doesn’t mean we should… Those words are heard in ICUs around the country – for animal and people alike. We have reached a point where medicine can do amazing things, but it may not...
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  • Think Positive

    548 Views - 0 Comments Daily affirmations were not invented by Saturday Night Live's Stuart Smalley, but this character played by comedian Al Franken popularized - though undoubtedly also mocked - the idea of affirmation...
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  • Transfusion Medicine to the Rescue

    1,415 Views - 0 Comments A seven-year-old, 6.3kg, spayed female Border Terrier was referred to DoveLewis for evaluation of pleural effusion and coagulopathy. She had originally presented to her primary veterinarian earlier in the...
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  • Medical Errors

    1,321 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh takes this hour to discuss medical errors. She covers classification of errors, what to do when errors occur in the hospital, owner communication, and some perso...

    55 min

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  • Vomit Induction (Emesis)

    1,031 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh discusses vomiting in patients, specifically induction of vomiting. The timeframe for vomit, which foreign objects are safe to induce vomiting with, and the expl...

    3 min 12 sec

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  • Why Do People Hate Leashes?

    447 Views - 4 Comments I want to know why so many dog owners think that it’s okay to have their dog off leash everywhere. Do dog owners think a “good” dog will walk next to them and only “bad” dogs need to be on a leash? They d...
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