AnesthesiologyBrachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome increases the likelihood of anesthesia complications, making appropriate management of these patients critical for anesthetic safety.
OphthalmologyAlthough the aging process is inevitable, we can help our senior canine patients with ocular abnormalities.
OncologyGlucocorticoids and NSAIDs can be potent primary or adjuvant treatments for a variety of cancers in veterinary medicine.
OrthopedicsThere are several clinical and diagnostic features to consider when selecting a surgical option for canine hip dysplasia.
Urology & Renal Medicine
In addition to promoting progression of kidney disease, persistent proteinuria has several extrarenal consequences, therefore incidental proteinuria on routine diagnostic workups and geriatric screens should not be ignored.
This continuing education article describes how conventional and stereotactic radiotherapy are used for definitive or palliative treatment in veterinary oncology and the importance of patient selection for these treatment options.
OrthopedicsOA is common in dogs. Management involves multiple modalities and must be tailored to each patient and its owner.
Aggressive surgery and other treatments, recommended to be done by a skilled veterinary surgeon and oncologist, is the best hope for prolonging the life of a cat diagnosed with FISS.
The systemic conditions associated with conjunctivitis may present with or without additional ocular abnormalities.