Table of Contents

Table of Contents: July/August 2018


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Head Tilt in Dogs: A Clinical Approach

Michelle Carnes, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Specialists in Companion Animal Neurology, Clearwater and Naples, FL

Understanding the Cat

Ilona Rodan, DVM, DABVP (Feline)
Cat Care Clinical, Madison, WI

Respiratory Medicine
Practice Step by Step: Providing Supplemental Oxygen to Patients

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Clinical Insights

Imaging Essentials
Ultrasonography of the Abdominal Vasculature

Elizabeth Huynh, DVM
Erin G. Porter, DVM, DACVR
Clifford R. Berry
University of Florida

Focus On
Pimobendan and Heart Disease

Ashley B. Saunders, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Sonya G. Gordon, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Management Strategies
Toxicity of Art Supplies

Charlotte Means, DVM, MILS, DABVT, DABT
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
University of Illinois

Finding Balance

Dr. Laura Baltodano, Owner of Lighthouse Pet Clinic
Lehigh Acres, Florida


From the Field
Compassion Fatigue and the Veterinarian

Seth Vredenburg, DVM, CCFP
Senior Program Manager, Learning and Development, Banfield Pet Hospital

Recently there has been greater awareness of the mental health and wellbeing of veterinary professionals. This article explores how to overcome the stigma of struggling with mental health issues and provide a resource for discussion topics among teams during regular interactions.

Heartworm Hotline
Educating Clients About Natural Heartworm Prevention

Bianca Zaffarano, DVM
Clinical Associate Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Feeding Dogs with Chronic Kidney Disease: What the Evidence Can and Can’t Tell Us

Angela Witzel Rollins, DVM, PhD, DACVN
The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine


Editor’s Note: Searching for Ethical Guidance

Simon R. Platt, BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology) & DECVN
University of Georgia

Inside NAVC
Certification Human-Animal Bond in Practice

Today’s Veterinary News
Groundbreaking Dog Genetics Study Shows Benefits of DNA Testing Protection Status