Behaviour

5 Things People May Not Know About Dogs

By Kerry Vinson The feedback I get from Veterinarians that I know indicate that behaviour questions are one of the most common things that are asked by their dog-owning clients. With this in mind, I am offering the following short list of things that may be helpful to point out to new or existing dog… Continue reading 5 Things People May Not Know About Dogs

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September 2018 Lecture Abstracts

Veterinary Series Neurology Made Easy September 18, 2018 Dr. Simon Platt University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine Neurology made easy sounds like a paradox! However, during this day long practical neurology review, we will use video cases to demonstrate how to evaluate your neurological patients quickly and effectively so that you can localize the… Continue reading September 2018 Lecture Abstracts

Clinic Pearls

Preparing pets for hot summer days ahead: The dangers are even greater for brachycephalic breeds

This was recently posted by Dr. Karyn Jones on her Ajax Animal Hospital Facebook page. It is such a timely and important message for all the pet parents out there as hot sunny days of summer are just around the corner, that I asked Dr. Jones if I could share with our Scalpel readers. Please share this post, it explains why… Continue reading Preparing pets for hot summer days ahead: The dangers are even greater for brachycephalic breeds

Internal Medicine, What's Your Diagnosis?

Internal Medicine: What is Your Diagnosis?

By Dr. Kirsten Prosser, BVMS, Dip ACVIM Darby, a four-year old, female spayed, Standard Poodle, presented to the Internal Medicine service at the Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Hospital (MOVEH) for further investigation of anorexia and weight loss of approximately two weeks duration. Referral blood work demonstrated mild hypoalbuminemia, mildly elevated alanine transaminase enzyme activity, mild hypocholesterolemia, marginal hyponatremia,… Continue reading Internal Medicine: What is Your Diagnosis?

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Dr. Anne Sylvestre Abstracts for April 10th & 11th Lectures

Veterinary Series Lecture A Variety of Topics Including Gait Analysis, Bandaging and Case Selection The purpose of this talk is to help the participants identify gait abnormalities in the canine patients. To identify gait abnormalities, it is important to take a close look at the normal gaits. We will dissect the three main gaits (walk,… Continue reading Dr. Anne Sylvestre Abstracts for April 10th & 11th Lectures