Earlier this year, the FDA concluded a report about the dangers of dog bone treats. Coby Richter, DVM, DACVS, blogs about an example of why dog bones can cause fatal complications.

Every time I walk by the bulk bins in certain grocery stores, I recall a beautiful middle aged Boxer dog that died because her family decided to give her a new treat. She’s not the only death from a...

Cryptorchid testicles occur when one or both testicles don’t descend normally. Learn from DoveLewis Surgeon Ashley Magee, DVM, DACVS about evaluating these patients and prepping for surgery.

There are two types of contrasts commonly used in veterinary medicine. Review the options and this case diagnosis with Veterinary Radiologist Alan Lipman, DVM, DACVR.

A 12-year-old female spayed basset hound presented to DoveLewis Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital with a history of vomiting, lethargy and multiple episodes of straining to urinate. Physical exam findings included a large, firm, right anal sac mass and suspected distention of the urinary bladder. The patient seemed painful on caudal abdominal palpation. A single lateral radiograph...

Being open to criticism, good or bad, is vital to being successful in any job. How else are you going to know what to improve on, how to grow, and areas may require more focus?

When it comes to receiving criticism, it doesn’t always come gracefully. We like to think of ourselves as perfect employees, capable of doing no wrong. But is this really true? Not likely. We are all humans, and...

With Veterinary Radiologist Alan Lipman, DVM, DACVR, review a canine patient suffering from abdomen pain and the imagery that led to an effective diagnosis.

DoveLewis is a teaching hospital, which means that we have interns, externs, and numerous students walking through our doors to learn. A great learning and hands-on opportunity takes place in our cadaver labs, hosted by Critical Care Specialist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh, DVM, DACVECC.

Learn from DoveLewis Surgeon Andrea Sundholm, DVM, DACVS-SA, about the unique radiograph views needed prior to completing a TPLO surgery.

If you are a pet owner whose pet is in failing health, or if you have sadly experienced the recent passing of a pet, the following information may help guide you through this difficult period with knowledge, understanding and peace of mind. This information can also be shared with clients if they are searching for aftercare options.

 

Pet loss, whether anticipated or sudden...

“Acute abdomen” in human medicine is defined as sudden and severe abdominal pain of unclear etiology. In veterinary medicine, it is typically a more general term used to describe a patient with any acute significant abdominal signs. Learn from Erika Loftin, DVM, DACVECC about managing these patients in your hospital. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for 1 DVM or 1...

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