Radiology/ImagingUltrasonography of the Urinary Tract: Kidneys and UretersPart of our series on ultrasound evaluation of specific abdominal organs/systems, this article reviews ultrasonography of the urinary tract.NutritionDiabetic Diets for Dogs and Cats: Assessing the EvidenceThere is no “one-diet-fits-all” approach to diabetes. Help your clients offer their diabetic pets better nutrition.ToxicologyChristmas Plants: Hazards, History, and Holiday Dangers’Tis the season—many pets will sample a new potted plant or arrangement in the house. Learn to identify plants that can cause toxicosis.ParasitologyWolbachia and Heartworm: Why Doxycycline Is Needed in Heartworm TreatmentEliminating Wolbachia through the use of doxycycline is important to the treatment of the heartworm-infected animal.NutritionFocus on Overweight and Obesity in DogsBanfield Pet Hospital recently released its 2017 State of Pet Health Report, highlighting a widespread trend of overweight pets nationwide.Preventive MedicineGlobal Problems, Personal FulfillmentSearching for personal and professional fulfillment? Get involved in global initiatives to ensure a rabies-free world.BehaviorCanine House Soiling: Back to BasicsTo effectively manage a patient that is house soiling, identify the underlying medical condition or behavior issue.CardiologyAdvances in Feline Cardiac DiagnosticsThe use of tailored diagnostics can help the clinician overcome the challenges in making a cardiac disease diagnosis in their patients.GastroenterologyChronic Vomiting in Cats: When to Recommend EndoscopyAn accurate diagnosis hinges on use of a systematic approach. Endoscopy is warranted after systemic diseases have been ruled out, particularly in cases without solitary jejunal disease.