Table of Contents

Table of Contents: May/June 2018

Table of Contents: May/June 2018
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Continuing Education
Congestive Heart Failure in Canines

Simon Swift, MA, VetMB, CertSAC, DECVIM (Cardiology), MRCVS
University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

The Neutering Controversy
Understanding Data on Hormones, Behavior and Neoplasia

Vanna M. Dickerson, DVM, MS
Janet A. Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Mandy L. Wallace, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

Internal Medicine
The Asthmatic Cat: Management Guidelines

Tekla Lee-Fowler, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Insights


Imaging Essentials
Small Animal Abdominal Ultrasonography: The Pancreas

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

Focus On
Hypothermia in the Operating Room

University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

Management Strategies
MRSA in the Veterinary Clinic: Management of Pets and People

Malia Ireland, DVM, MPH
Leslie Kollmann, BS, CVT, AAS
Joni Scheftel, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

Finding Balance
Overcoming the State of Overwhelm 

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


From the Field
2018 Veterinary Emerging Topics (VET)® Report
A Feline Focus on Antimicrobial Usage

Molly McAllister, DVM, MPH, VP Veterinary Science Banfield Pet Hospital

Beyond Borders: The Truth About Ticks

Michael W. Dryden, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVM (parasitology)
Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology Kansas State University

Nutrition Notes
See Ya Later, Alligator! The Hypoallergenic Diet to Aid Patients

Alice M. Jeromin, RPh, DVM, DACVD
Veterinary Allergy & Dermatology, Inc., Richfield, Ohio


Editor’s Note: The Challenges of “Youth”

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


Inside NAVC

The NAVC Learning Academy: Looking Ahead

Today’s Veterinary News
Veterinary Nurse Initiative: A Veterinarian’s Perspective Protection Status