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Table of Contents: March/April 2015

Table of Contents: March/April 2015
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Features

Cover-MarApr

Addressing Brachycephalic Ocular Syndrome in the Dog

Caryn E. Plummer, DVM, Diplomate ACVO
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

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)

Canine Chronic Hepatitis: Diagnosis & Treatment

Yuri Lawrence, DVM, MA, MS, Diplomate ACVIM and Jörg Steiner, MedVet, DrMedVet, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM & ECVIM
Texas A&M University

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)

Feline Chronic Kidney Disease

Gregory F. Grauer, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Nutritional Management of Chronic Enteropathies in Dogs  

Valerie J. Parker, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM & ACVN
Ohio State University

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

Mixing Children & Pets: When Social Media ‘Cuteness’ Goes Wrong

Ilana Reisner, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVB
Veterinary Behavior Clinic at University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Hospital

QuvenzhanŽ Wallis

The Power of Stepping Up & Reaching Out

Melinda D. Merck, DVM
Veterinary Forensics Consulting, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

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The Latest News in Veterinary Medicine

Tick Prevalence in Dogs & Cats

Banfield Pet Hospitals and
Susan E. Little, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM (Parasitology)

Canine Heartworm Disease, Principles of Treatment 

Charles Thomas Nelson, DVM
Animal Medical Center, Anniston, Alabama
Companion Animal Practices of North America (CAPNA)

Canine Arthropods: Mites & Ticks – Recommendations from the Companion Animal Parasite Council

R. William Stich, MS, PhD I. Craig Prior, BVSc, CVJ
University of Missouri Murphy Road Animal Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee

Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Techniques, Part 2 

Julie Callahan Clark, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Creating a Leak-Proof Ligature with Confidence, Part 2: Step-by-Step Approach to Surgical Binding Knots

Daniel D. Smeak, DVM, Diplomate ACVS, and Kurtis M. Hazenfield, DVM, MS
Colorado State University

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Who Are the Leaders in Your Practice? Characteristics of Good Leaders

Wendy Hauser, DVM
Peak Veterinary Consulting, Parker, Colorado

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Canine Leptospirosis: (Still) an Emerging Infection?

Richard B. Ford, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM & ACVPM (Hon)
North Carolina State University

Blood Pressure Monitoring From a Nursing Perspective, Part 2: Blood Pressure Monitoring Techniques

Lila K. Sierra, CVT, VTS (ECC), and Emily Savino, BA, CVT, VTS (ECC)
University of Pennsylvania

ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center – An Interview with Dr. Tina Wismer

 

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