Earlier this year, the FDA concluded a report about the dangers of dog bone treats. Coby Richter, DVM, DACVS, blogs about an example of why dog bones can cause fatal complications.

Every time I walk by the bulk bins in certain grocery stores, I recall a beautiful middle aged Boxer dog that died because her family decided to give her a new treat. She’s not the only death from a...

DoveLewis Veterinarian Christin Reminga, DVM, DACVECC, demonstrates how to use a Huber needle to aspirate fluid from a PleuralPort in a canine patient.

After reviewing DoveLewis Veterinarian Christin Reminga's, DVM, DACVECC, first video about aspirating a PlueralPort, check here to learn more about Huber needles!

As veterinary professionals, you take on an emotional burden of distressing situations of your animal patients and clients every day. Balint groups provide a safe environment to discuss with fellow veterinary professionals the stressors and rigors of clinical practice.

In this lecture presented by Surgeon Ashley Magee, DVM, DACVS, we will briefly discuss the history and clinical signs exhibited by a patient with a foreign body, the diagnostic tests that are most useful to run and how the results can help you differentiate a surgical from non surgical abdomen. We’ll then concentrate on treatment methods, both with surgery and endoscopic removal, as well as...

Pre-anesthetic evaluations are an important step before a patient goes into surgery, receives a dental, or any other anesthetic procedure. Learn from Veterinary Cardiologist Caryn Reynolds, DVM, DACVIM (cardiology) about what these evaluations compose of at DoveLewis.

Brachycephalic airway obstructive syndrome (generally shortened to brachycephalic syndrome) encompasses a group of anatomic abnormalities that can result in severe inspiratory stridor. Most commonly identified abnormalities include stenotic nares (Figure 1), elongated soft palate and everted laryngeal saccules. Respiratory distress can be further complicated by enlarged tonsils, narrowed rima...

From general practice to emergency medicine, brachycephalic patients can be challenging. Their unique anatomy makes them more vulnerable to certain conditions – like respiratory issues, cardiac illnesses and heat stress – and common procedures can, in some cases, lead to complications.

This overview discussion will offer a brief description of:

common anatomic abnormalities seen...

A short-and-sweet conference for busy vetmed pros. Registration is free for atdove members! <br></br> <b>Enter your promo code using the "Enter promo code" link when you select your ticket.</b>

This lecture presented by DoveLewis Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh, DVM, DACVECC, will focus on current concepts in the management of feline urethral obstruction with an evidenced based discussion on antibiotic therapy, decompressive cystocentesis, urinary catheter size, when to recommend perineal urethrostomy and more. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for .5 DVM...

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