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  • Metoclopramide (Reglan) Open link in new window
    Motility disorders are common and may be chronic or of sudden onset. When motility is reduced in the stomach, food pools there and creates a sensation of nausea and bloating. Metoclopramide (Reglan) normalizes stomach contractions so that food and bile can pass in the correct direction.
  • Neck Pain in Horses Open link in new window
    Neck pain in horses is not commonly diagnosed, but it may be more common than we realize in older performance horses.
  • Tetanus in Calves Open link in new window
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  • Banamine Use in Horses Open link in new window
    Never give Banamine in the muscle; it has to go in a vein, or be taken as a pill.
  • Cholangitis (Cholangiohepatitis) in Cats Open link in new window
    The word cholangiohepatitis breaks down into "(bile), (vessel), hepat (liver) and (inflammation)." Putting this all together means inflammation of the liver and bile ducts. It is one of the four most common liver concerns in cats.
  • Microchipping Could Save your Pet's Life Open link in new window
    A microchip can reunite you with a lost pet, serve as proof of ownership in a dispute, or even mean the difference between euthanasia and medical care in an emergency. A chip can be implanted in a matter of seconds while you wait.
  • Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia (IMT) Open link in new window
    Platelets can be mistaken by the immune system as invaders. When this happens, antibodies coat the platelets and the spleen's phagocytes remove them in numbers up to 10 times greater than the normal platelet removal rate.
  • Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) in Toy Breed Dogs Open link in new window
    These itty bitty babies have trouble maintaining body temperature, cut their baby teeth in late and thus have trouble with kibbled foods, and they have difficulty maintaining blood sugar. Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) creates listlessness, incoordination (the brain cannot burn fat or protein and relies entirely on sugar), and even seizures.
  • Pregnancy Termination in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    Unwanted pet pregnancy happens and some choices have to be made. Let's review your options: Have the babies, spay during pregnancy, or medical abortion.
  • Air Travel with Your Pets Open link in new window
    Most airlines require pets to be 15 lbs or less to fly in the cabin with their owners (this weight includes both the pet and the carrier). Remember that you will need a USDA Health Certificate in most cases. Check with the airline as to how recent the certificate must be issued.

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