dvm360's top clinical stories of 2019
Here's the years most-clicked medical content from dvm360.com, dvm360 magazine and Vetted. What did you miss?
No. 10: Do your heartworm protocols need an update?
Consider this your reminder postcard, folks. With new canine treatment guidelines out now, it's a perfect time to revisit your protocols to make sure your veterinary practice is current on heartworm prevention and treatment for cats and dogs.
More on current heartworm medicine
No. 9: Just Ask the Expert: Is ace not so ace for examining patients with fear aggression?
No. 8: 5 quick Q&As on cannabidiol use in veterinary practice
More on cannabidiols in veterinary medicine
No. 7: Study finds new supplement supports muscle mass retention and earlier return to normal weight-bearing post-TPLO surgery
No. 6: Urine luck: A new test for canine bladder and prostate cancer
Because the clinical signs of transitional cell carcinomas can mimic UTIs, some veterinary patients aren't benefiting from early detection, proper diagnosis and treatment. Use these tools when treating high-risk breeds and help these dogs live longer, happier lives.
No. 5: Clients feeding homemade or raw? Drop the judgment
You may not want to hear it, but clients' interest in unconventional diets isn't going away anytime soon. This veterinary nutritionist says it's time to listen to their reasons and work with them-not shut them down.
More on raw and homemade diets
No. 4: Shelter Snapshot: 9 ways to up your spay/neuter game
Note: Interested in the debate over early spays and neuters? Read more about it here.
No. 3: Vets don't let friends choose breeds: A dvm360 chart
No. 2: The use of gabapentin to help manage anxiety in dogs
No. 1: Shedding light on the heart disease–grain-free pet food conundrum
More on grain-free foods and nutrition