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Heat stroke, also known as hyperthermia, or the elevation of body temperature. Hyperthermia is when a pet’s temperature exceeds 103oF. Frequently this occurs when dogs are left in a car without adequate ventilation or are [...]
Lyme disease is a common tick- transmitted disease in the veterinary community among the dog population. A Lyme disease infection is spread by Borrelia burgdorferi, which is a spirochete type bacterium. This bacterium is carried [...]
Hip dysplasia is a medical condition found in many breeds of dogs, but more prevalent in large breed dogs such as the German Shepherd. The word “dysplasia” means abnormal growth, so hip dysplasia is abnormal [...]
OK, so you thought you were going to meet our girl this week, but WAIT!!!!! We have to talk about pre-breeding testing to be sure she is healthy prior to breeding and that she is, [...]
Greetings from the new Reproduction Department at the University Veterinary Specialists!!! My name is Dr. Joann Randall (Dr. Jo) and I am the new Theriogenologist here for Canine Reproduction. I practice full time in [...]
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a common over-the-counter pain reliever used for a variety of ailments including minor aches and pains, or fevers. It is common for people to include acetaminophen in their regimen for [...]