November/December 2016

November/December 2016
Table of Contents

Want to view the full digital issue? Click here. Features   Diagnosing Acute Blindness in Dogs Caryn E. Plummer, DVM, Diplomate ACVO University of Florida A Review of Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma CE Article MacKenzie Pellin, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology) Michelle Turek, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology) & ACVR (Radiation Oncology) University of Wisconsin Canine …

Practical Oncology
Canine Insulinoma: Diagnosis, Treatment, & Staging

Aside from a histologic confirmation of insulinoma, no currently available diagnostic test provides a definitive diagnosis of insulinoma. Existing techniques may help increase suspicion for an insulin-secreting tumor but, with most diagnostic testing, it is imperative to interpret all results in the context of the coexisting clinical signs.

Veterinary Guidelines Released in 2016

Guidelines for the Management of Feline Hyperthyroidism American Association of Feline Practitioners (catvets.com) Available at www.catvets.com/guidelines/practice-guidelines   Guidelines for the Vaccination of Dogs and Cats World Small Animal Veterinary Association (wsava.org) Available at www.wsava.org/guidelines/vaccination-guidelines   Oncology Guidelines for Dogs and Cats American Animal Hospital Association (aaha.org) Available at www.aaha.org/professional/resources/oncology.aspx   Veterinary Guidelines for Infrared Thermagraphy …

Letter to the Editor
Words of Comfort

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Today’s Veterinary News
The Latest News in Veterinary Medicine

NEW DIETS FOR DOGS & CATS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE Blue Buffalo Company has announced the launch of KS Kidney Support for Dogs and KM Kidney + Mobility Support for Cats. Formulated by veterinarians and PhD animal nutritionists to help manage kidney disease, both new products feature controlled levels of proteins, phosphorus, and sodium. In addition, …

NAVC Perspectives
Bringing Services to Conferences and Communities

It has now been almost five years since the NAVC became the North American Veterinary Community—changing the “C” in NAVC from Conference to Community.
This change was a deliberate effort to not only recognize and embrace the entire profession, but to bolster the NAVC’s evolution from…

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