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    Never Miss Another Case of Canine Demodicosis? It just might be possible.

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    Canine demodicosis is common but may be challenging to diagnose. A solid understanding of the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment will ensure you manage these cases with ease. What’s the Cause? Three morphological forms of Demodex are reported in the dog: Demodex canis (medium length body) is part of the normal...
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    What It Takes to Manage Acute Pancreatitis

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      Acute pancreatitis is a common presentation in dogs and cats. This article discusses the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of acute pancreatitis, and provides current, practical advice to optimize the outcomes. Clinical signs The classic clinical signs of acute pancreatitis in dogs include vomiting, diarrhoea and cranial abdominal pain. Pancreatitis...
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    How to Manage Otitis Externa & Media: The Strategies that Work

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    Otitis externa (OE) is extremely common and problematic in dogs and occasional in cats. OE is complex due to multiple causal factors, with underlying primary disease, secondary infections, and perpetuating inflammation all important. Otitis media (OM) is most often an extension of inadequately managed OE in dogs, but may occur...
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    How to Deal with Egg Binding in Birds

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      Introduction Egg binding, or dystocia, is a common problem seen in reproductively active hens of all species, although budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus), cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) and backyard poultry (Gallus gallus domesticus), are the most commonly presented birds for this problem. The presence of an egg in the coelom has a...
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    Important Advice On Anticoagulant Rodenticide Toxicity

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      Key Points Anticoagulant rodenticides are among the few toxins for which there is a reliable antidote. The clinician must identify the type of rodenticide consumed. Patients who ingested the anticoagulant rodenticide within 3 days of presentation will not yet be bleeding, and can either be started on vitamin K...
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    The 6 Best and Worst Things You Can Do When Working With Other Vets

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    The things all working vets need to know Do's.... Be Flexible Remember there is always more than one way to do just about everything in veterinary science. Even routine procedures like speys have as many different techniques as there are vets. The most successful work environments are always ones where there...
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    SPCA Fiji Islands – A Vet Making a Difference

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    The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals SPCA Fiji Islands is a not-for-profit animal shelter and veterinary hospital in Suva, on the main island of Viti Levu, Fiji. The shelter is constantly seeking volunteer veterinarians and I visit the shelter twice per year. Friends sometimes comment on how...
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    The Single Greatest Factor for Building a Strong Veterinary Client Following

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    One of the most important skills for all recent graduates to learn is how to build client trust and confidence. These are essential in developing a strong veterinary client following. To explore this we interviewed Dr Geoff Golovsky, principal veterinarian at Vet HQ in Double Bay, Sydney. To build a...
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