Archive: 2017

Approach to Hemangiosarcoma

December 29, 2017

Hemangiosarcoma is a tumor that arises from the vascular endothelium. It occurs in dogs more frequently than any other species, and unlike most neoplasia it is one tumor that has shown true genetic predilection for ...


Tularemia and Plague in Cats and Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnostics, and Treatment

August 3, 2017

Tularemia and Plague in Cats and Dogs Causes, Symptoms, Diagnostics, and Treatment Wendy Fleischman, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)   Tularemia and plague are most commonly transmitted to domestic pets and people from May through October.  According ...


Vet Voice, May 2017 – Allogenic Blood Transfusions

May 24, 2017

Megan Marquez, DVM, DACVECC Emergency and Critical Care Specialist   ANEMIA   Anemia is defined as a decrease in red blood cell volume and, therefore, hemoglobin concentration. This results in a reduction of oxygen carrying ...


Veterinary Voice, March 2017 – Cholelithiasis – Benign Neglect or Treatment?

March 24, 2017

Wendy Yaphe, DVM, DACVIM   What causes cholelithiasis? – Choleliths (gallbladder stones) are thought to form due to imbalances in fluxes between bile salts and cholesterol that maintain a liquid composition to bile. Resultant change ...


Veterinary Voice February 2017 – Arthrocentesis

February 16, 2017

Trent Stephens, PharmD, DVM, MS, DACVS Surgery Specialist   Arthrocentesis is the aspiration of synovial fluid from a joint space for diagnostic evaluation. The technique is simple to perform for most peripheral appendicular joints in ...