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Regional Anesthesia for the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Patient

For canine and feline patients, multimodal pain management techniques might lessen the amount of general anesthesia that is needed for the dental procedure.

Gabapentin and Amantadine for Chronic Pain: Is Your Dose Right?

The scientific mechanisms of gabapentin and amantadine support their use as part of analgesic protocols for chronic pain relief in dogs and cats. Each can effectively treat chronic pain, but how do you know when to choose one drug over the other?

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Survey: What U.S. Veterinarians Know About Medical Marijuana

Most surveyed veterinarians think medical marijuana can help dogs, despite not being able to prescribe it. And a majority are not even willing to discuss it with clients.

Lead and Zinc Toxicity in Birds

When it comes to heavy-metal poisoning, lead and zinc are the most commonly reported of avian toxicoses in both captive and free-ranging birds.

Back to School: NAVC’s Pet Nutrition Coach Certification

The goal of NAVC’s Pet Nutrition Coach Certification program is to assist the entire veterinary healthcare team in integrating nutrition as a cornerstone of patient care.

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Is This the Golden Age of Veterinary Medicine?

Veterinarians make meaningful contributions to enrich the lives of animals and fellow human beings, despite all the challenges and concerns that we address in our daily lives and the state of the world around us.

Telmisartan for Treating Systemic Hypertension

A review of the mechanism of action of the angiotensin II receptor blocker telmisartan; plus, its use in veterinary medicine to date.

Retriever: An Innovative “Career Center” App for the Veterinary Community

Whether you are a veterinarian, veterinary nurse, receptionist, or student, you can browse job openings with the Retriever app and apply to any that match your requirements.

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Preliminary Data From Cannabidiol Clinical Trials “Promising” for Canines With Epilepsy

Researchers found that 89% of canines that received cannabidiol in a clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures compared to 43% in the control group.

Allergic Dermatitis in Canines and Felines

Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2018 State of Pet Health® Report focused on the 3 common allergic dermatitis conditions found in pet patients: food, flea, and atopy.

The Diagnosis of Canine Hyperadrenocorticism

Diagnosis of canine hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) or Cushing's syndrome is difficult in some cases due to factors such as the presence of nonadrenal illness and limitations in the tests.

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