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A CPSS is the most common congenital hepatobiliary disorder in dogs and can manifest as either intrahepatic or extrahepatic, depending on breed.
It is important to provide clients with guidance on acceptable glucose levels, what to do if the glucose levels are above or below a certain set point, and how frequently the veterinarian will interpret the results and communicate with the client.
When a dentigerous cyst is diagnosed early, treatment by en bloc surgical removal is curative, and the prognosis is excellent.
The 2 most common intestinal parasites of dogs and cats, roundworms and hookworms, cause a zoonotic risk to pet owners.
Veterinary nurses are in the important position of educating clients on the realities of veterinary oncology care and empowering owners with the proper knowledge and resources that will provide their pet with the best quality of life possible.
Skin scraping and other sampling techniques for ectoparasites are simple diagnostics that should be performed with any patients presenting with skin disease.