Radiology View: What’s Your Read? 13-Week Lab with Lethargy & Cough

Radiology View: What’s Your Read? Patient Presentation A 13-week-old female Labrador Retriever mix presented to the cardiology service of MedVet Akron for evaluation. The owner stated that the puppy “hangs out with and acts like the old dogs” and describe her as being lethargic and coughing sporadically for the past week. The following radiographs were made. View the radiographs below and consider the following questions: What are your radiographic findings? What is your diagnosis?…

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Don't Fall into The Payment Assumption Trap

“Almost half of Americans say that the most difficult topic to discuss with others is personal finance and they would rather discuss death, politics or religion” — Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, Behavioral Change Specialist   At some point, we all do it: make assumptions about people and their situations based on our own perceptions and life experiences. But making assumptions about clients, their ability to pay or their need for a payment solution…

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Five Techniques to Diagnose Cancer Earlier in Dogs and Cats

Five Techniques to Diagnose Cancer Earlier in Dogs and Cats Cancer is among the largest causes of death in our patients and remains a significant concern for pet owners of aging pets. The true incidence of cancer is not well established, however, based on necropsy studies, nearly half of all dogs over the age of ten die of cancer. How can we work to decrease these statistics? In human oncology, several tests are recommended either…

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