Archive: 2016

Veterinary Voice, October 2016 -Paraneoplastic Syndromes in Feline and Canine Patients

October 28, 2016

Brooke Fowler, DVM, MS, DACVIM Oncology Specialist   Paraneoplastic syndromes are often the first manifestations of cancer. They can show up in the most unusual places and in the most unusual ways. Often, these syndromes ...


Veterinary Voice, August 2016 – GI Ulceration

August 15, 2016

Ben Nolan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM   Gastric acid secretion is an essential part of normal gastrointestinal function, but also can play a role in several different disease processes. Of particular concern is the development of ...


Veterinary Voice, June 2016 – Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

June 29, 2016

Cassie Prpich, BVSc, MANZCVS (Internal Medicine), DACVS-SA Fellow of Surgical Oncology   Brachycephalic airway syndrome (BAS) consists of both primary and secondary components. The three primary components are elongated soft palate, stenotic nares and hypoplastic ...


Veterinary Voice, May 2016 – Canine Leptospirosis

May 10, 2016

Kelly N. Monaghan, DVM, DACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   Leptospirosis is an infection caused by the pathogenic spirochete bacteria of the genus Leptospira. There are nine pathogenic Leptospira species and the two of greatest significance ...


Veterinary Voice April 2016 – Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury and Disc Disease in Dogs and Cats

April 8, 2016

  Liran Tzipory, DVM, DACVIM Neurology Specialist   Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) in dogs and cats is uncommon, and often is the result of automobile accidents, falling from heights, gunshots, and “little dog – ...


Veterinary Voice, February 2016 – Histiocytic Diseases: A Mystery Unraveled

February 24, 2016

Brooke Fowler, DVM, DACVIM Oncology Specialist   For oncologists and general practitioners alike, proliferative histiocytic diseases are some of the most frustrating and complicated cases out there. The frustration lies in the diagnosis of this ...