Table of Contents: September/October 2020
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Daniel D. Smeak, DVM, DACVS
Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
In order to properly treat sizable wounds on the distal extremities of small animals, it’s helpful to know how skin grafts heal, tips for avoiding graft failure, and how to perform full-thickness meshed sheet and punch grafting.
ISSUES IN GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS
Audrey K. Cook, BVMS, MRCVS, MSc Vet Ed, DACVIM-SAIM, DECVIM-CA, DABVP (Feline)
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Sara E. Gonzalez, DVM, MS
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Gary Richter, MS, DVM
Holistic Veterinary Care, Oakland, Calif.
To use or advise clients about the use of cannabis as medicine, veterinarians must understand how the endocannabinoid system functions and how compounds in cannabis exert physiologic effects through accessing endogenous pathways.
Melissa J. Weisman, DVM
Minnesota Veterinary Ultrasound
St. Paul–Minneapolis, Minn.
Jacqueline Pankatz, DVM, IVUSS cert.
Mountain Vista Veterinary Hospital
Nele Eley (Ondreka), Dr. med. vet., DECVDI
VetSchool, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany
Masataka Enomoto, DVM,
Hiroko Enomoto, BVSc,
Kristen Messenger, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, DACVCP, and
B. Duncan X. Lascelles, BSc, BVSc, PhD, FRCVS, CertVA, DSAS(ST), DECVS, DACVS
North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Kate Boatright, VMD
NVA Butler Veterinary Associates and Emergency Center, Butler, Pa.
Christina Pacholec, DVM, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Leah A. Cohn, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM), University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine
Cytauxzoonosis, caused by the hematoprotozoan pathogen Cytauxzoon felis, is a devastating illness of domestic cats that is expensive and difficult to treat—elevating the importance of proper prevention.
April E. Blong, DVM, DACVECC
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
FROM THE FIELD
Daniel Aja, DVM
Banfield Pet Hospital, Vancouver, Wash.
Simon R. Platt, BVM&S, FRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology), DECVN
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Vice President, NAVC Media Strategy