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March/April 2019

Table of Contents: March/April 2019

Want to view the full digital issue? Click here. Features CONTINUING EDUCATION Managing Uveitis in Dogs and Cats Rachel A. Allbaugh, DVM, MS, DACVO, Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa Managing uveitis focuses on controlling inflammation, reducing pain, and preserving vision, but identifying the underlying condition can be elusive and …

The Importance of Elevating Veterinary Technicians

Banfield is invested in supporting credentialed veterinary technicians. In addition to increasing hourly pay and continuing education funding for all our veterinary technicians in 2018, Banfield is supporting the Veterinary Nurse Initiative.

Post-Grooming Furunculosis

Post-grooming furunculosis in dogs is a deep bacterial folliculitis. A presumptive diagnosis is based on history and clinical signs.

Get Movin’!

The veterinary profession can be quite brutal when it comes to injuries (acute and chronic) and physical stressors in general. Here’s how to prevent them.

Nutrition and Wound Healing

Wound healing requires the body to have sufficient energy stores to rebuild tissue. Without these resources, the animal’s body begins to break down endogenous protein in an attempt to meet its needs for the “building blocks” of healing. A strategy to provide adequate nutrients should be created for every wound patient.

Time’s Up? Not Yet

Female veterinarians are still lagging behind their male peers in terms of pay, and men still outnumber women in more senior roles, despite a female majority across the profession as a whole.

Mirtazapine in Cats: Dosage, Side Effects, and Efficacy

A closer look at the use of mirtazapine as an appetite stimulant in cats, including geriatric patients and those with kidney or liver disease.

A closer look at the use of mirtazapine as an appetite stimulant in cats, including dosage, side effects, and more.