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June 22, 2018

How to remove a fish hook from a dog | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we demonstrate how to safely remove a fish hook from a dog. This requires sedation and careful manipulation to remove it by a veterinarian!

June 15, 2018

How to perform a “Hawaiian Punch” 2-needle, open abdominocentesis | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we demonstrate how to perform a "Hawaiian Punch" 2-needle, open abdominocentesis. Abdominocentesis is an important procedure that every veterinarian must be able to perform, as it helps us diagnose underlying metabolic disease or neoplasia.

June 8, 2018

How to perform a manual CBC | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we demonstrate how to perform a manual complete blood count in veterinary medicine. This is a very important, common diagnostic skill set that veterinary technicians and veterinary nurses must be able to perform in daily practice.

June 1, 2018

Does tramadol work in dogs with chronic arthritis? | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we review the use of tramadol in dogs with chronic arthritis. Does it work? In this VETgirl podcast, we discuss a recent prospective study comparing carprofen, placebo and tramadol in dogs.

May 25, 2018

The Two Most Common Fracture Repair Errors in Dogs and Cats | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

Today's VETgirl online veterinary continuing education sponsored guest blog is by Dr. Ross H. Palmer, DVM, DACVS of Colorado State University. This blog is sponsored by IMEX Veterinary, Inc. and is about the 2 common fracture repair errors in dogs. Veterinarians performing fracture repair in dogs must be aware.

May 18, 2018

What to do with that infectious coughing dog | VETgirl Veterinary Continuing Education Blog

In this VETgirl online veterinary continuing education blog, we interview Dr. Leah Cohn, PhD, DACVIM, on the approach to the infectious coughing dog. In this podcast, she reviews what Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease (CIRD) is, what the diagnostic work up is, and how to treat these patients.

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