Latest Issue of Clinician's Brief

February 2015  Nutrition Focus

Review best practices for providing proper environments for captive reptiles, and find an answer to the dreaded question, “What should I feed my pet?” Plus, explore adverse effects and proper protocols for antiemetics. 

Dentistry & Periodontology

Dentistry Quiz

Test your knowledge about diagnosing and treating common dental lesions.

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Crown Lesions and Associated Treatments

This image gallery illustrates a variety of clinical presentations of crown lesions and their appropriate management in cats, dogs, and pediatric patients. 

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Malocclusion in the Rabbit

Oral care in rabbits is especially important, as disruptions in the balance between tooth formation and wear can be life-threatening.

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Diagnostic Imaging

To Cut or Not To Cut: Tibial Fracture in a Puppy

A 5-month-old castrated pit bull terrier presented with grade 4/4 nonweight–bearing lameness of the right pelvic limb. Should this dog go to surgery?

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Interventional Radiology: A Trend in Veterinary Medicine

Interventional radiology techniques are minimally invasive and can result in decreased anesthesia times and shorter hospitalization. What interventional radiology procedures should you consider?

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To Cut or Not To Cut: Boxer with a Bone Lesion

A 7-year-old neutered Boxer presented with right thoracic limb lameness of 6 days’ duration. Should this dog go to surgery?

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Clinical Nutrition

Nestle Purina: Critical Updates on Canine and Feline Health 2015 Symposium Proceedings

Vegetarian Diets

Vegetarian diets can be healthy for both dogs and cats—when formulated correctly. Follow this approach when discussing vegetarian diets with clients.

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Top 5 Pet Food–Associated Illnesses

While commercial pet food–associated illness is rare, many clients are concerned about the safety of commercial pet diets and may seek a veterinary consultation.

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Clinical Pathology

Struvite Crystalluria: Three Cases

These cases illustrate the importance of clinical context when interpreting laboratory findings and the usefulness of dry-mount urine sediment cytology.

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Chylous Effusion in a Cat

Fluid analysis—including color and triglyceride concentration—can help distinguish chylous effusions from other effusion types.

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Chylous Effusion in a Cat

Fluid analysis—including color and triglyceride concentration—can help distinguish chylous effusions from other effusion types.

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Pediatric Medicine

Pediatric Critical Care

Should pediatric patients that require critical care be treated differently than adult dogs and cats?

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Vulvar Discharge in a Puppy

An apparently healthy puppy was presented with mucoid vulvar discharge. What’s your diagnosis?

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Advice for Clients with New Puppies

As we educate pet owners to turn to their veterinarians for help with behavior problems, we should educate ourselves about how to answer their questions regarding these problems.

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