Respiratory MedicineTracheal collapse is most common in small dogs; the medical treatment approach includes use of cough suppressants, anti-inflammatories, and antibiotics.
CardiologyA multimodal, targeted approach to medication choices successfully addressed recurrent CHF and associated electrolyte derangements in this dog with right-sided CHF secondary to DCM.
DentistryCBCT offers many benefits as a diagnostic option but is most effective when combined with intraoral dental radiographs and a clinical examination.
DermatologyFeline allergic disease has undergone a recent change in terminology. Feline atopic skin syndrome (FASS) refers explicitly to allergic skin disease induced by environmental allergens.
Internal MedicineHyponatremia is is defined as an excess of water in relation to serum sodium concentrations in the body. A thorough history is important in assessing hyponatremic patients as the details could impact the preferred treatment option.
Take a closer look at the steps for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the most common, and some of the more rare, tapeworm infections in dogs.
Treatment of chronic feline constipation requires an individualized approach, with periodic monitoring and adjustment of diet strategies and ancillary therapies, depending on the cat’s response.
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.
Hypernatremia reflects the loss of water in excess of sodium or the addition of sodium in excess of water.