Table of Contents

Table of Contents: January/February 2016

Table of Contents: January/February 2016

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External Tooth Resorption in Cats

Jan Bellows, DVM, diplomate AVDC & ABVP (Canine & Feline)
All Pets Dental, Weston, Florida


Common Neoplastic Skin Lesions in Dogs & Cats: Cytologic Diagnosis & Treatment Options

Laura D. Garrett, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)
University of Illinois


Canine Pituitary Dependent Hyperadrenocorticism Series – Part 2: Diagnostic Approach

David Bruyette, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, Los Angeles, California, and
Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation and Consultation, Woodland Hills, California


Elements of Oncology – Strategies for Managing Cancer Pain in Dogs & Cats – Part 2: Definitive & Palliative Management of Cancer Pain (RACE-approved CE Credit Article)

Nicholas Rancilio, DVM, Diplomate ACVR (Radiation Oncology); Jeff Ko, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVAA; and Christopher M. Fulkerson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)
Purdue University


Editor in Chief Lesley King

Editor’s Note – Fear: Physical Effects in Our Patients?

Lesley G. King, MVB, Diplomate ACVECC & ACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine), University of Pennsylvania


NAVC Perspectives – Cultivating Employee Motivation

Charlotte A. Lacroix, DVM, JD
Veterinary Business Advisors, Inc, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

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Today’s Veterinary News – The Latest News in Veterinary Medicine

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Pet Health by the Numbers – Prevalence of Oral Disease

Jan Bellows, DVM, Diplomate AVDC & ABVP (Canine & Feline)
All Pets Dental, Weston, Florida

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AHS Heartworm Hotline – Canine Caval Syndrome Series – Part 2: A Practical Approach to Diagnosing Caval Syndrome

Stephen L. Jones, DVM
Lakeside Animal Hospital, Moncks Corner, South Carolina


Dermatology Details – Dilemmas in Dermatology: Pearls & Pitfalls

Douglas J. DeBoer, DVM, Diplomate ACVD
University of Wisconsin


Imaging Essentials – Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasonography – A Tour of the Abdomen: Part 1

Danielle Mauragis, AS, CVT and Clifford R. Berry, DVM, Diplomate ACVR
University of Florida


Observations in Ophthalmology – The Practitioner’s Guide to Neurologic Causes of Canine Anisocoria

Heidi Barnes Heller, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology), and Ellison Bentley, DVM, Diplomate ACVO
University of Wisconsin–Madison


Practical Dentistry – Updated Options for Periodontal Therapy

Brook A. Niemiec, DVM, FAVD, Diplomate AVDC & EVDC
Southern California Veterinary Dental Specialties & Oral Surgery, San Diego, California


Practice to Practice – Canine Orthopedic Devices

Brittany Jean Carr, DVM, CCRT, and David L. Dycus, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS (Small Animal)
Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group, Annapolis Junction, Maryland


Practical Techniques from the NAVC Institute – Beyond Furosemide: The Role of Diuretics in Congestive Heart Failure Part 1 – Torsemide

Marisa K. Ames, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Cardiology)
Colorado State University

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

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Practice Building – Handling Euthanasia In Your Practice

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


The Back Page: Veterinary Viewpoints
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