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Dog Diarrhea: How To Quickly Stop It At Home

14th March 2012
You have seen this many times; soft, liquidy poop found in a pile on the rug under the kitchen table. In this article I am going to go over the common causes of dog diarrhea, and how it is diagnosed based on the clinical signs. Lastly you will see the mor... Read >
Author: Dr Andrew Jones, DVM

Pyometra and Your Dog

10th May 2011
Pyometra comes from the Latin language and is defined as a pus-filled uterus. The condition is usually seen in female dogs over five years of age, and the risk of the condition goes up with age. Unless the uterus is removed, which is a surgical procedure,... Read >
Author: Rebecca Ann

93312 or 93314 The TEE coding challenge

17th June 2010
The TEE challenge: attend anesthesia coding conferences to stay compliant with every updates. The most common problem in anesthesia coding related to billing and in obtaining reimbursement for transesophageal echocardiography or TEE is to find out wheth... Read >
Author: Julia Rose

Dog Spondylosis Deformans Disease

29th August 2009
Spondylosis deformans (sometimes called Bone Spurs) is a condition in which bridges are formed along the ventral (bottom) parts of the vertebrae of dogs. Human, domestic cat, bull and even whales have been diagnosed with this condition. The term "spondyli... Read >
Author: hannah

Computer Related Ergonomic Problems

18th August 2009
Computer-Related Ergonomic problems can be caused by both work-related and non-work related factors. Computer-related Ergonomics problems are conditions which affect millions of people every single day. These Computer-related Ergonomics problems are only ... Read >
Author: AcquiredHope

Anesthesia Coding: Get the Correct Codes for Transesophageal Echocardiography

12th May 2009
The most common problem in anesthesia coding associated with billing and obtaining reimbursement for transesophageal echocardiography or TEE is determining whether the procedure is for diagnostic or monitoring purposes. It is often difficult to tell wheth... Read >
Author: Julia Rose

Grapes and Dogs: A Killer Combination

23rd April 2009
Grapes and dogs are an extremely dangerous combination. It is unknown exactly what component of grapes is toxic to dogs, but dogs that ingest grapes or raisins are at risk of acute renal (kidney) failure, which is fatal. So far, the toxicity has not be... Read >
Author: Diana Laverdure

Septic Bacterial Arthritis in Joints of Dogs

09th February 2009
Septic Arthritis (in other terms as Bacterial Arthritis or Infectious Arthritis) is an infection in the fluid and tissues of joint cavity most commonly caused by bacteria. It is considered a dangerous form of acute arthritis in dogs because just like ot... Read >
Author: hannah

Craniomandibular Osteopathy Dog Bone Disorder

19th December 2008
Craniomandibular osteopathy (CMO) is a non-cancerous dog bone disorder that exclusively affects the bones of the head in dogs, usually in on the lower jaw bone (ramus of the mandible) or over the angle of the mandible and tympanic bulla. CMO is a develo... Read >
Author: hannah

Infectious Canine Hepatitis - A Look at Hepatitis in Dogs

26th November 2008
Infectious canine hepatitis is a highly contagious disease. The virus that causes this disease can cause damage to your dog's liver as well as other organs. If treatment isn't sought quickly, the disease is usually fatal. Puppies are especially susceptibl... Read >
Author: D Swain

Shih Tzu - Hernias

30th October 2005
Umbilical and inguinal hernias are very common in the shih tzu. They may be congenital or acquired. In acquired hernias, there generally is some history of trauma such is at birth with the umbilical cord being cut to short or excessive pull on the cord du... Read >
Author: Connie Limon
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