Advantages and disadvantages of this mode of feeding are described, as are appropriate foods and step-by-step techniques for placing esophagostomy tubes.
Being overweight puts dogs and cats at an increased risk for many serious health problems. An expert describes five common consequences of obesity.
Preadoption counseling can have a significant effect on the prevention of separation anxiety.
This study evaluated feline interdigital semiochemical for redirecting inappropriate scratching in cats.
Exotic Animal Medicine
Orodental and dermatologic disorders may go hand-in-hand in rabbits: when one arises, the other should be monitored.
Distinguishing between ectopic egg retention and dystocia in a bird is critical for patient survival, and with careful diagnostics, physical examination, and history, a prompt diagnosis can be determined.
Dentistry & Periodontology
Strategies for correction of oronasal fistulae may include surgery or placement of a prosthetic palatal obturator—both visually depicted in the following guide.
This step-by-step describes anatomic landmarks to guide nerve block placement and how to detect those landmarks via palpation and other means.
A 2-year-old castrated German shepherd dog was referred for possible cryptorchidism. Surgery was elected; what made this a viable option?
Diagnosis and localization of cryptorchidism can be difficult, but preoperative ultrasounds can help facilitate location.