Posts with tag American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation

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2017 : The Dog Show Circuit and Canine Influenza – My Story

Sunday, May 14, Perry GA. Best of breed in Black Russian Terriers has just finished. Arisha takes breed and will stay with her handler for the groups. My wife prepares to pack up the boys, Oli and Charlie, for the 10 hour drive home. It’s a good weekend for “the bears” as we call them…. read more

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Orthopedic Surgeons Successfully Utilize Bone Regrowth Technology

  Five years ago, UC Davis veterinary oral surgeons started using a bone growth stimulator to regrow jawbones in dogs. To date, they have successfully regrown nearly three dozen jawbones. Now, that technology has made its way to orthopedic surgery, and is being utilized to repair bone injuries in dogs’ legs. Dr. Amy Kapatkin, chief… read more

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Clinical Trials in Veterinary Medicine

Oh, how I love my readers! I learn so much from you, and you are a constant source of fresh ideas for me. Case in point, a week ago I published a blog post about Degenerative Myelopathy, a debilitating spinal cord disease in dogs. One of my readers named Linda has lots of experience with… read more

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True Cause of Bloat Goes Under the Microscope

It won’t be this year, and most likely not next, but sometime in the next few years, we may actually find out – once and for all – what causes gastric dilatation-volvulus, more commonly known as bloat, and what triggers its occurrence. The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation offers this description of GDV: “Gastric dilatation-volvulus,… read more