Year: 2022

Abstracts: Introducing a puppy to existing household cat(s)

Although cats and dogs can live amicably, inter-species conflict can result in poor welfare. Species introduction can impact the development of the cat-dog relationship. This study aimed to identify factors associated with owner reported ‘only desirable’ puppy behaviour (defined as the puppy being uninterested, ignored the cat and/or interacted in […]

Abstracts: Sports ball projectile ocular trauma in dogs

Objective: To describe the clinical features, management, and outcome of dogs presenting with sports ball projectile ocular injuries. Animals studied: Eighteen dogs. Procedures: A retrospective study reviewing cases of ocular injury due to a sports ball projectile that presented to the Cornell University ophthalmology service between 2004 and 2021. Dog age, type of […]

Shining a light on laser technology

Lisa Miller recently spent time in Australia speaking with veterinarians about the benefits of Photobiomodulation (PBMT), or Laser Therapy. Miller, who is the Vice President of Clinical Veterinary Medicine of Companion Animal Health, a division of Enovis (formerly DJO Global), has been working with laser therapy since 2006 and is […]

Practice Management: The fog of raw vet financials

For those of you unfamiliar with vet practice financials, you may be forgiven for thinking that if you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. That they all follow a similar structure or template, and that the practice’s income and expenses will always be labelled somewhat consistently from practice to practice. […]