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Veterinary Voice, July 2015 – Blood Glucose Emergencies

August 3, 2015

  Dana Dietrich, DVM   Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia can cause severe clinical signs requiring emergency treatment.   DKA is a complex, multifactorial, life-threatening disease process resulting in fluid, acid-base, and electrolyte abnormalities.  DKA occurs due ...

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Veterinary Voice, June 2015 – Colloids – To Use or Not?

June 29, 2015

  Wendy Yaphe, DVM, Dipl ACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   Crystalloids vs Colloids – What do they do for us? Crystalloids are salt containing solutions that contain electrolytes and water in proportions that mimic that ...

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Veterinary Voice, May 2015 – Perineal Hernias

May 26, 2015

  What are perineal hernias?   Perineal hernias are located in the left or right perineal region. They occur secondary to weakness and seperation of the pelvic diaphragm. This loss of support allows deviation of ...

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Veterinary Voice, April 2015 – Pheochromocytomas

April 30, 2015

  Kelly N. Monaghan, DVM, DACVIM Internal Medicine Specialist   Adrenal tumors represent approximately 1% of all neoplasias in dogs. Of these, about 10-30% are pheochromocytomas. Pheochromocytomas are catecholamine-producing tumors of the adrenal medullary chromaffin ...

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Veterinary Voice, February 2015 – Contaminated Wound Treatment

February 26, 2015

  Trent Gall, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal Surgeon)     Contaminated wounds, especially large wounds can be very difficult and expensive to treat. Especially those that are infected with resistant bacteria. There is a ...

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Keeping Your Pets Safe This Winter

December 15, 2014

We have all heard the old adage in Colorado that if you don’t like the weather, wait a minute.  However, winter is here and will lay its’ cold, snowy grip on the Front Range for ...

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AMVS Supports Local Non-Profit in Flood Restoration

November 20, 2014

November 2014   As a member of 1% for the Planet, Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists (AMVS) commits to donating a percentage of annual net revenues to a selected group of non-profits. Dr. Matthew Rooney, owner ...

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Laryngeal Paralysis

November 20, 2014

Laryngeal Paralysis

It is a warm, sunny summer day. You are hiking with your long time, furry friend, Duke, a 9 year old Labrador Retriever. He has been your hiking buddy for years, but recently his breathing has ...

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Cannabis Consumption in Colorado’s Canines and Cats

November 19, 2014

Jan Mladonicky, DVM Emergency Intern September 2014   Brownies on the counter? Yum! But our pets have no idea that there may be special ingredients lurking inside these tempting treats that can make them sick ...

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Helping Dogs and Cats Adjust to Blindness

November 19, 2014

Dana Dietrich, DVM Emergency Veterinarian August 2014   Dogs and cats that go blind can, with time, adjust to their surroundings through use of their other senses. It is important to remember that each animal ...

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