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    Care of Surgical Incisions in Dogs

    The purpose of this article is to provide you with general information about the routine care of your dog’s surgical incision. If your dog’s incision requires special care, your veterinarian will discuss the details of….

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    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Dogs and Cats

    This procedure may be recommended by your veterinarian as part of an investigation into causes of your pet’s illness signs, which may include: vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, abdominal pain or loss of appetite. Sometimes endoscopy….

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    Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs

    What is the mitral valve? The heart has four chambers. The upper chambers are called atria (one chamber is called anatrium) and the lower chambers are called ventricles. The heart is also divided into right and left sides…..

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    What is an MRI?

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that uses a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy to make pictures of organs and structures inside the body. In many cases MRI gives different information….

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    Cancer. Blending chemotherapy with herbals and supplements

    By Dr. Mark Newkirk, Director of the Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine at Saint Francis Veterinary Center Getting a diagnosis of cancer in your pet can be devastating news.  Fortunately, most cancer patients can be helped to live….

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    Diabetes Mellitus in Pets

    Diagnosing and Treating Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs and Cats By: Tabitha Hutton, DVM, MTR, DACVIM (SAIM), Internal Medicine Specialist at Saint Francis Veterinary Center November is National Diabetes Month, raising awareness of an important disease….

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    Article: A Cure for Feline Hyperthyroidism

    Hyperthyroidism in Cats is Curable! Cats suffering hyperthyroidism have always been forced to require daily pills and medication, or surgery.  Those days are over! Now there is a cure (in 98% of cases) for Feline….

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    Article: Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine

    One of the more exciting areas to emerge in the veterinary industry has been holistic and natural therapies designed to complement Western medicines and therapies. The Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine at Saint Francis….

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    Article: Chocolate Ingestion in Dogs

    by Franc von Esse, VMD, DABVP – Chief of Emergency & Critical Care; Director of Emergency Services Chocolate ingestion and toxicity is a common problem in the emergency room.  Though many people are aware that….