Surgery

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.

Veterinarians are not obligated to perform euthanasia

A practice owner who decided to refer all clients to Lap of Love finds that doing so has benefits for both his clients and his practice.

Diagnosis and management of GI motility disorders

Gastrointestinal motility disorders are a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for many practitioners. Here’s how to narrow down the affected area so you can identify the cause and provide appropriate treatment.