August 2017 Orthopedics

  • How would you treat this pelvic limb lameness case?
  • Evaluate these mucous membrane images to match them with the correct diagnosis.
  • Follow this step-by-step guide to the neurologic examination. 
Table of Contents August 2017

Should Patients with Ringworm Be Rehomed?

Patients with ringworm may not need to be rehomed but special considerations should be made to prevent spread to human family members.

Can Tuberculosis Be Contracted from Family Pets?

What risk, if any, do pets pose to humans when it comes to tuberculosis?

Quiz: Mucous Membrane Evaluation in Dogs

Evaluation of mucous membrane color can provide vital insights when assessing patients. Can you match the images to the corresponding disease or condition?

Internal Medicine Peer Reviewed

Giardia spp

Giardiasis is a common cause of small bowel diarrhea in dogs. Review effective treatment strategies to eliminate this protozoal parasite.

Xylitol Toxicosis in a Miniature Australian Shepherd Crossbreed

One dog with a massive xylitol ingestion managed to make a full recovery. Review key elements of his successful treatment plan.

Toxicology Peer Reviewed

Cruciate Surgery Complications: Pelvic Limb Lameness

What would you do when a 4-year-old Labrador is acutely lame following cruciate ligament surgery? In this interactive case report, you decide!

Orthopedics Peer Reviewed

Top 5 Bone & Joint Antibiotics to Consider Before Culture Results

Waiting for culture results? Follow this helpful guide to choosing the most appropriate antibiotic for the treatment of suspected bone and joint infections.

Neurologic Examination

The goal of a good neurologic examination is to localize the lesion. Use this comprehensive guide to get you there with every patient.

Neurology Peer Reviewed