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 …
VMX 2019: New Product Gallery
One of the NAVC’s highly anticipated features inside the Expo Hall was the VMX New Product Gallery.
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 in dogs is a deep bacterial folliculitis. A presumptive diagnosis is based on history and clinical signs.
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.
Feline Heartworm Disease: Separating Fact from Fiction
Although most veterinarians recognize that feline heartworm disease can be serious and even life-threatening, far too few clients invest in heartworm prevention for their cats.
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: Addressing Appetite in Cats
A review of the studies of oral mirtazapine—which stimulates appetite—and current recommendations for cats, including normal cats, geriatric cats, and cats with kidney or liver disease.