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Table of Contents: January/February 2013

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The Neurologic Examination in Companion Animals Part 1: Performing the Examination

Helena Rylander, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)
University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine


Feline Hyperthyroidism: Diagnosis & Therapeutic Modalities

David Bruyette, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
West Los Angeles Animal Hospital


Bridging the Gap Between Terminal Illness & Euthanasia

Mary Gardner, DVM, and Dani McVety, DVM
Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice


Novel Trends in Small Animal Nutrition: A Practical Guide

Justin Shmalberg, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine


Beyond the Guaranteed Analysis: Comparing Pet Foods

Justin Shmalberg, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine


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 The Latest News in Veterinary Medicine

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Product Profile: Common Tick Preventive Medications for Dogs & Cats

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NSAIDS & Anticoagulants: Use in Management of Heartworm Infection

Clarke Atkins, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Internal Medicine & Cardiology)
North Carolina State University


Vaccine Adverse Events: Acute Allergic Angioedema

Richard B. Ford, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM & ACVPM (Hon)
North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine


Dog as a Second Language: A Primer for Humans

Ilana Reisner, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVB

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Straight Talk – It’s Eleven O’clock: Do You Know What Your Clients Are Googling?

Travis Meredith, DVM, Diplomate ACT, and Christine Meredith, VMD
Axxiom—The Practice Impact Group


Pediatric Wellness Care: Vaccine Protocols, Parasite Management, & Zoonotic Disease Prevention

Julie Meadows, DVM
University of California–Davis School of Veterinary Medicine


Pet Dental Health Month – Debunking Common Myths About Periodontal Disease

Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, FAVD, Diplomate AVDC
Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties


Veterinary Forensics – The Veterinarian as Crime Scene Investigator

Ernest Rogers, DVM, PhD

QuvenzhanŽ Wallis, star of the upcoming musical film ÒAnnie,Ó joined by her four-legged co-star Sandy, reads aloud from Banfield Pet Hospital's first-ever childrenÕs book, ÒMy Very, Very Busy Day,Ó at a book launch event at the ChildrenÕs Museum of Manhattan, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in New York. BanfieldÕs childrenÕs book, from which all proceeds will be used to provide preventive care to pets in need, is written to entertain and educate children on what it means to be a responsible pet owner and the importance of pets receiving preventive veterinary care; for more information visit, www.banfield.com/myveryverybusyday. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Banfield Pet Hospital/AP Images)

Focus on Otitis


Finding Fulfillment in Feline Practice
An Interview With Elizabeth Colleran