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  • Thunderstorm Phobia in Dogs Open link in new window
    6/17/2019
    Thunderstorm fear and anxiety can occur for many reasons and at any age
  • Nasal Pharyngeal Polyps in Cats Open link in new window
    6/11/2019
    Naso-pharyngeal polyps are the most common masses that are seen in the external ear canal in cats. They are benign growths.
  • Getting your Cat into a Carrier Open link in new window
    6/6/2019
    If you get upset or angry, your cat will likely get upset too. Remain calm.
  • Non-Chemical Parasite Control for Horses Open link in new window
    6/3/2019
    There is no effective method of killing internal parasites without chemicals
  • CBD Use in Pets Open link in new window
    5/30/2019
    The use of CBD products in our pets has not been tested
  • Buspirone Hydrochloride (Buspar) Open link in new window
    5/30/2019
    In veterinary medicine, buspirone has been especially helpful in the treatment of phobias (such as fear of thunder, people in uniform, etc.) and in the treatment of urine marking in cats.
  • Renal Failure Dietary Therapy Open link in new window
    5/29/2019
    Diet can be used to help in many ways and we are lucky to have commercially available diets made specifically for renal patients, even for different stages of kidney failure. The goal of therapy is to prevent or at least postpone advanced uremia (poisoning by toxins that the kidneys could not adequately remove) and extend life expectancy.
  • L-Asparaginase (Elspar) Open link in new window
    5/29/2019
    The battle against cancer must exploit biological differences between cancer cells and normal cells. Asparagine is an especially important amino acid for lymphatic cancer cells and asparaginase is able to destroy it in a way that hurts cancer cells only. L-Asparaginase is a helpful chemotherapy agent, especially in the treatment of lymphatic cancers.
  • Diltiazem (Cardizem) Open link in new window
    5/29/2019
    Diltiazem is most commonly used in the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats.
  • Liver Tumors and Cancers in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    5/22/2019
    After blood testing and medical imaging has led to a diagnosis of liver tumor, many questions must be answered in order to make proper choices.

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