Surgery

Surgery pearls: Removing linear foreign bodies in dogs

Most practitioners can confirm that the canine palate includes far more than kibble. Use these tips to make removing linear foreign bodies a little easier.

Help with challenges in eyelid surgery

Conditions in which the eyelid rubs against the eyeball, as well as drooping eyelids, can only be corrected surgically. Here’s a look at the appropriate procedures for various conditions.

Let’s undo the twist: diagnosing and treating splenic torsion in dogs

Sometimes, splenectomies are straightforward and predictable. Other times, not so much. A veterinary surgeon shares tips for getting better outcomes in splenic torsion cases.

Rare surgical procedures give man and dog a new lease on life

An uncommon but life-saving surgery gave a Labrador retriever and his grateful owner much more time together.

Episode 14: A veterinary orthopedic surgeon’s unconventional journey

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr. Adam Christman is joined by orthopedic surgeon David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS, who shares the unique evolution of his career in veterinary medicine.

Vector-borne disease prevalence in dogs with proteinuria

A new study attempts to understand the potential associations between vector-borne diseases and proteinuria in a southeastern U.S. canine population.