New research reveals that brachycephalic dogs are most susceptible to corneal ulcerative disease.
The cornea is the outermost layer of the eye and must remain transparent to support vision. Ulcerated corneas can lose transparency and become particularly painful.
A VetCompass team explored the records of more than 100,000 dogs across England and [...]
At least two dermatological issues are always among the top 10 ailments veterinary teams face with dogs. Anthea E. Schick, DVM, DACVD, with a fun editorial twist from Dr. Sarah Wooten, share the latest research findings from the 2017 North American Dermatology Forum that every private practitioner needs to know. [...]
A day at a veterinary practice can be full of emotional highs and lows. Maybe you've just been able to deliver good news to a longtime client or maybe you just had a disagreement with a particular co-worker.
Are you letting those emotions from one event carry over into the next? [...]
Looking for ways to reduce the anxiety level of your dog patients and increase the satisfaction rating of pet owners?
Consider placing the pet and its owner into an exam room immediately after they arrive at the clinic to ease pet anxiety during the veterinary visit, says researchers Whitney J. Engler, [...]
Benjamin Franklin once said: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” That is as true today as it was then and can be applied to pet health and the preventive care of your clients.
Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP), an alliance of 100+ veterinary associations, veterinary colleges, and [...]
In the first biomarker discovery based on extracellular vesicles in a veterinary disease, researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University have discovered important biomarkers in dogs with myxomatous mitral valve disease (MMVD) and congestive heart failure.
The findings could provide important insight into the molecular basis, diagnosis, [...]