Palliative Treatment Options for Cancer

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets. Aug 07, 2013 Palliative Treatment Options for Cancer by Dr. Joanne Intile Share Save to mypetMDThus far I’ve discussed various methods we use to diagnose dogs with osteosarcoma and the staging tests required …

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Keeping the Peace in a Multi-Cat Household

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets.
Provide ample resources for all cats in your home. At first glance, this advice may seem simplistic. But what you consider to be ample resources may not be what your cat would prefer.

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Platelet Enhancement Therapy (PET)

Like their owners, a large number of pets will develop arthritis as they age. In fact, veterinarians estimate that more than 15 million dogs already suffer from this disease. Thankfully, a new protocol that uses platelet rich plasma from your pet’s own blood may provide some hope to veterinarians and pet owners.

How Holistic Treatments Helped a ‘Cat From Hell’ Lead a Better Life

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets. Jul 16, 2013 How Holistic Treatments Helped a ‘Cat From Hell’ Lead a Better Life by Dr. Patrick Mahaney Share Save to mypetMDI was enthused to be requested again by Jackson Galaxy, of the Animal Planet …

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Seven Most Common Illnesses in Senior Cats

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets. Jul 15, 2013 Seven Most Common Illnesses in Senior Cats by Dr. Lorie Huston Share Save to mypetMDToday, our cats are living longer than ever before, thanks in part to advances in veterinary medicine, pet …

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The Difference Between a DACVIM and a DVM

The Daily Vet is a blog featuring veterinarians from all walks of life. Every week they will tackle entertaining, interesting, and sometimes difficult topics in the world of animal medicine – all in the hopes that their unique insights and personal experiences will help you to understand your pets. Jul 17, 2013 The Difference Between a DACVIM and a DVM by Dr. Joanne Intile Share Save to mypetMDFrom time to time I’m asked, “Can my regular veterinarian do the treatments?” Or, “What’s the difference …

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Veterinarians to test contraceptive vaccine in wild dogs

Two Western American Indian tribes are working with veterinarians to study the use of a contraceptive vaccine that’s been use -More-

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Modern Veterinary Anesthesia

Many pet owners have heard tales of anesthetic mishaps. What are veterinarians doing to make sure your pet stays safe when a surgical treatment is needed?

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The Nation’s Animals (and the Veterinarians Who Care for Them) Need Your Help

Without passage of the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, veterinarians are unable to properly care for the nation’s animals. Learn why and what you can do to help.

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Canine Vaccination Series: Part 1

I’m afraid that sometimes I get distracted by the more esoteric aspects of veterinary medicine — the latest and greatest treatment for some rare disease that most of you (hopefully) will never encounter. I want to take some time to focus on something that all pet owners have to deal with … vaccines. Specifically, trying to help you understand how veterinarians determine which preventative vaccinations a particular dog should and should not receive.

To answer this question, it is helpful …

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