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Managing Uveitis in Dogs and Cats

The causes of uveitis are numerous and often elusive. Educating clients on the potential complications of uncontrolled uveitis (cataracts, glaucoma, loss of vision, pain) greatly increases compliance with therapy and follow-up visits to maximize success.

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.

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Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital Opens Its New $2.7 Million Emergency Room

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine—a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care—recently opened the Richard Lichter Emergency Room thanks to the generous donation made by Richard Lichter, a member of Penn Vet’s Board of Overseers and co-chair of The Power of Penn Vet Campaign. The massive expansion will directly benefit the multitudes of sick and injured animals that come through the hospital every day.

Post-Grooming Furunculosis

Post-grooming furunculosis in dogs is a deep bacterial folliculitis. A presumptive diagnosis is based on history and clinical signs.

Canine Hypothyroidism: Diagnosis and Treatment

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disease of dogs. Measurement of T4 concentration is helpful to rule out hypothyroidism but should not be solely relied on to confirm the diagnosis.

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Evaluating Fresh Diets in Practice

Dietary trends for dogs and cats closely mirror those of their owners, and it is no surprise that home-prepared meals and their commercialized derivatives are now encountered in practice. These diets pose potential benefits as well as challenges, and clients increasingly expect veterinarians to demo...

VMX 2019: New Product Gallery

One of the NAVC’s highly anticipated features inside the Expo Hall was the VMX New Product Gallery.

The Importance of Elevating Veterinary Technicians

Banfield is invested in supporting credentialed veterinary technicians. In addition to increasing hourly pay and continuing education funding for all our veterinary technicians in 2018, Banfield is supporting the Veterinary Nurse Initiative.

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The Importance of Elevating Veterinary Technicians

Banfield is invested in supporting credentialed veterinary technicians. In addition to increasing hourly pay and continuing education funding for all our veterinary technicians in 2018, Banfield is supporting the Veterinary Nurse Initiative.

Nutrition and Wound Healing

Wound healing requires the body to have sufficient energy stores to rebuild tissue. Without these resources, the animal's body begins to break down endogenous protein in an attempt to meet its needs for the “building blocks” of healing. A strategy to provide adequate nutrients should be created for every wound patient.

Time’s Up? Not Yet

Female veterinarians are still lagging behind their male peers in terms of pay, and men still outnumber women in more senior roles, despite a female majority across the profession as a whole.

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