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Slurry Preparation: A Novel Cytology Technique for Skin Lesions in Dogs
The slurry preparation cytology method involves scraping debris from a skin lesion and macerating it in warm sterile water on a slide. Explore the procedure, its efficacy, and recommendations for the use of this novel sampling technique in dogs.
Effect of Examination Location on Stress in Dogs
We know minimizing stress during veterinary visits has benefits for pets and their owners alike, but it’s not always clear the best way to do that. A study assessed heart rate and five standardized behaviors to find out the impact of owner presence on canine anxiety.
Sternal Lymphadenopathy as a Prognostic Factor in Dogs with Splenic Malignancy
In dogs with splenic hemangiosarcoma, the clinical stage of disease consistently correlates with the outcome. Discover if sternal lymphadenopathy has similar predictive value for undiagnosed splenic masses, both with and without hemoabdomen, prior to splenectomy.
Ozone Therapy to Prevent Plaque Formation in Dogs
Ozone is an oxidizer that has the potential to disrupt bacterial cell membranes. Discover whether ozonized mineral oil shows promise as an at-home treatment to combat plaque and gingivitis formation after dental cleanings in dogs.
Robenacoxib for Pain Management in Cats with Chronic Musculoskeletal Disease
NSAIDs can alleviate musculoskeletal pain in cats, but many clinicians are wary of potential adverse effects with long-term use. A pooled analysis of 4 clinical trials asks if those worries are overblown.
Findings & Prognosis for Refeeding Syndrome in Cats
Refeeding syndrome can cause severe metabolic derangements as well as neurologic, cardiovascular, and GI dysfunction that may require intensive care. Explore the clinicopathologic findings, management, and outcomes of this complex condition.
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