Veterinary Medicine Sitemap - Page 5 2016-09-26

Sophie after a quick session with the Furminator deshedding tool
Sophie after a quick session with the Furminator deshedding tool. Page 4.

Sophie checking out the new Furminator deshedding tool
Sophie checking out the new Furminator deshedding tool Janet Tobiassen Crosby DVM. Page 2.

Sophie showing off after being brushed with the Furminator tool
Sophie showing off after being brushed with the Furminator toolSophie showing off after being brushed with the Furminator tool. Page 8.

Furminator Double Edge Deshedding tool after 10 minutes
Furminator Double Edge Deshedding tool after 10 minutes. Page 7.

That's a bunch of hair!
That's a bunch of hair! Veterinary Medicine. Page 5.

Furminator Deshedding Tool in action - double edge really pulls out the loose hair
Furminator Deshedding Tool in action - double edge really pulls out the loose hair. Page 3.

Keepsakes Etc. Photo Blanket Review
Photo gallery of the Keepsakes Etc. photo blanket of my pets, Herman and Sophie. Page 2.

Herman the cat and Sophie the dog
Herman the cat and Sophie the dog, original image for photo blanket. Page 3.

Radiograph of a cat with an identifying microchip located above the spine - Joel Mills/Wikimedia
Radiograph of a cat with an identifying microchip located above the spine - Joel Mills/Wikimedia. Page 9.

Westminster Dog Show 2009
A look at the stories and photos of the 133rd Westminster dog show in New York City. This show was held on February 9 and 10 of 2009. Page 39.

How To Get Your Questions Answered Or Seek A Second Veterinary Opinion
Are you confused about your pet's diagnosis or treatment or perhaps unsatisfied with your pet's care? It is not uncommon for people to be confused or upset with their pet is sick or injured; as stress may hinder thinking and memory. Here are some tips to facilitate good communication for getting the answers you need, or perhaps finding a new pet care provider.

Quick Tip for itch relief - oatmeal shampoo
If your pet suffers from inhalant allergies or an itchy skin condition, a gentle oatmeal shampoo may be beneficial. It is important to visit your veterinarian to address the root cause of the itchiness and to reduce secondary problems due to scratching, chewing, and licking. An oatmeal-based shampoo is often a welcome addition to most

Wild Animal Attacks - Protect Your Pet from Wild Animal Attacks
Wild animals sting, bite, and poke our pets. What animals should you be concerned about? This depends on where you live. Here are some tips to keep your pet safe while camping, hiking or out in the backyard.

How to Administer Liquid Oral Medications to Pets
Having to medicate pets, especially cats can cause some pet owners to fear the worst. Personally, I prefer liquid medications, especially for cats, if at all possible. Learn some tips in this step-by-step

How to Take Care of Torn Toenails in a Dog or Cat
Most pet owners have experienced a torn toenail, especially dog owners. This How To describes how to take care of an injured nail until it can be examined by a veterinarian.

Glossary Term: Pyotraumatic Dermatitis or "Hot Spot"
Pyotraumatic Dermatitis is more common than you think, especially in dogs. This condition can be seen at any time, but more commonly seen in the warmer months. What does this term mean, and what are the clinical signs seen with this condition?

What is Apathetic Hyperthyroidism?
Hyperthyroidism is an endocrine disease that is very common in senior cats. This disease is caused by an overproduction of circulating thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland. There are many possible clinical signs; animals will present a few or many of the signs. The most common signs seen in cases of hyperthyroidism are often absent in what is known as Apathetic Hyperthyroidism.

Feliway: Is using a Feliway diffuser in a multi-cat household with a parrot safe?
This FAQ is from a viewer who would like to use a Feliway plug-in diffuser to introduce cats in a multi-cat household. They will share the home with a 30+ year old parrot. Birds are known for their very sensitive respiratory systems. Will feline pheromone air diffuser be safe for the bird as well as help the cats in the household?

My senior cat has become a sloppy eater - why?
MARKEMERSON asks:

Medications: Are prophylactic antibiotics a good idea for routine neuters or spays?
Should pets be given antibiotics for routine

Wolfie the dog survives an attack - the amazing story of Wolfie the dog after being attacked by coyotes or... something.
Wolfie was let outside with the other dogs, and came back very badly beaten up. His owner suspected a coyote, and called his veterinarian right away. He brought Wolfie in, and even the vet was surprised at what he saw. This is the story of Wolfie and his amazing road to recovery, told by his vet, Keaton B Smith DVM.

Glossary Term: Bezoar
A bezoar is a mass found in the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly the stomach. The mass may consist of hair, plant materials, even drugs and may become so large they may be life-threatening. Learn what causes bezoars, and the common types of bezoars found in dogs and cats.

Cat Furminator Photo Gallery - My testing of the Cat Furminator Tool on my two cats
This is a companion piece to my cat FURminator review. I wanted to show the tool

Furminator - Double Edge deShedding tool
Furminator Double Edge deShedding tool - image courtesy Furminator

Herman the cat and Sophie the dog Photo Blanket by Keepsakes Etc.
Herman the cat and Sophie the dog Photo Blanket by Keepsakes Etc.

Keepsakes Etc. Photo Blanket Review
Photo gallery of the Keepsakes Etc. photo blanket of my pets, Herman and Sophie.

Franny's Cats - The Franny household of cats starts a weight management program
Cats Guide Franny Syufy Joins Oliver and starts her cats on a a weight management program. This is a joint project to inform and encourage other pet lovers, especially cat owners, on how to keep their pets fit and trim.

Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show
Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show

Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show
Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show

Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show
Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show

Glossary Term: Debarking
Debarking is a term mainly used for dogs, but cats and other animals can also be

What is an ectopic ovary?
Veterinary Question - A viewer asks: what is an ectopic ovary?

How to Give Your Cat a Pill
Most cat owners have been faced with giving their cat a pill at sometime or another. Here are some tips to make the process easier for you and your cat.

Common Diseases
Information on common diseases of dogs and cats, including infectious, immune-mediated, metabolic, parasitic and behavioral causes.

Dog Diseases and Conditions - Information About Dog Diseases and Conditions
Find information and resources on all aspects of canine health, organized by body system. Diseases covered include infectious, metabolic, endocrine, and anatomical (such as kidney failure).

Franny's Cats - The Franny household of cats starts a weight management program
Cats Guide Franny Syufy Joins Oliver and starts her cats on a a weight management program. This is a joint project to inform and encourage other pet lovers, especially cat owners, on how to keep their pets fit and trim.

Wolfie the day after the attack © Ron Patrone
Wolfie the day after the attack Ron Patrone

Cassidy the Dog with a Prosthetic Limb from North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine
From the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine:

Westminster 2008 Spotlight - Emme
Westminster Dog Show 2008 - Spotlight. As part of the veterinary medicine coverage of the 2008 Westminster Kennel Club show, dogs and handlers that have a

Large Animal Nutrition
Links to equine and ruminant feed and nutrition information

Magazines/Journals
Links to veterinary journals and magazines online and information for offline subscriptions.

Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show
Westminster 2011 - Veterinary Professionals and Service Dogs at the 135th Westminster Dog Show

Ruminant Anatomy - Cows, Goats, Sheep, Llamas
Veterinary Anatomy of sheep, goats, cattle, llamas - brain, nervous, bone, skeletal, muscular, eye, ear and several other anatomy topics.

Equine Vaccinations
Links to information about equine (horse) vaccination protocols.

How To Give Your Dog a Flea Bath
A how to guide on giving your dog a flea bath.

Westminster 2009: Rugby the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Westminster 2009: Rugby the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Frequently Asked Questions - Feline Health
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about feline health and behavior. Learn about feline urinary problems and behaviors, common diseases and parasites, what to expect at your pet's next vet checkup, and more.

Related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Cat Health and Behavior
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Ruminants - General Veterinary Health Information
Information about rumminant veterinary health - cows, goats, sheep and llamas.