A Look at Unusual Congenital Heart Defects in Dogs and Cats
Congenital heart defects are well-recognized causes of morbidity and mortality in veterinary medicine. This article explores the rarest CHDs, which present an opportunity to better understand cardiac physiology.
Anesthesia for Geriatric Patients
Older patients may appear “healthy” for their age, but they often have multiple underlying organ dysfunctions that, when challenged by general anesthesia, can result in a cascade of detrimental events. This CE course will help you create an appropriate anesthesia plan for the geriatric patient.
Dermatology: Immune-Mediated Skin Disorders of Dogs
When an animal’s immune system’s ability to differentiate self from nonself is compromised, immune-mediated skin disorders can occur.
Fluid Calculations: Keeping a Balance
IV fluid therapy is a skill veterinary technicians utilize daily.
Dangers of Hypothermia: Avoiding the Cold
This article describes hypothermia dangers, causes, and risk factors; how to prevent or detect hypothermia; and how to treat it should it occur.
Focus on Overweight and Obesity in Dogs
A look at dog obesity and overweight prevalence from Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2017 State of Pet Health Report.