Black History Month 2021 - Black Veterinary History Makers
February 1, 2021
https://www.medvetforpets.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Adm_BlackHistoryMonthVideo_MKTG_1920x1080_210224_F.mp4 At MedVet, we are proud to celebrate the beauty of individuality and the unique contributions that make our world a better place. In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to share stories from some Black History Makers who have made an impact on the veterinary profession. These pioneers in the field broke through barriers and helped shape the future of veterinary medicine. We’re excited to honor their contributions to the profession.
Staging and Treatment of Oral Tumors in Dogs
Oral tumors account for around 6% of all canine tumors, including both benign and malignant tumors. The most common oral tumors in dogs include: melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, sarcomas, and ameloblastomas. The initial treatment of oral tumors is often similar. However, the definitive treatment options and prognosis is highly variable based on the individual tumor type, as well as its stage. In a large number of cases, tumors are identified incidentally during annual dental exams. …
‘BEG’ Diets and DCM in Dogs: Recommendations Regarding Diagnosis and Management
February 16, 2020
Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs is a primary myocardial disease characterized by enlargement and decreased function of one or both ventricles. The disease is progressive, resulting in worsening cardiac function, heart enlargement, and ultimately congestive heart failure. Other complications include arrhythmias, syncope, and/or sudden death. The classic form of DCM in dogs is naturally occurring and heritable, most commonly observed in breeds such as Doberman Pinschers, Great Danes, and Irish Wolfhounds. Patients with this form…