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Behavior Counseling – Senior Pet Cognitive Dysfunction Date: April 2, 2014
It is generally believed that a dog or cat’s cognitive function tends to decline with age, much as it does in people. If your dog or cat has one or more of the signs below and all potential physical or medical causes have been ruled out, it may be due to cognitive dysfunction.
Acepromazine Date: February 25, 2014
Acepromazine is used as a sedative and a pre-anesthetic agent. It also possesses the following properties: prevents vomiting, prevents muscle spasms, alleviates itching as a result of skin irritation and decreases temperature. Acepromazine may be used to help manage feline urinary tract disease.
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning Alert for Dogs and Cats Date: February 25, 2014
Acetaminophen (Tylenol®, Paracetamol, APAP, N-acetyl-p-aminophenol) is a pain relief and fever-reducing medicine people use for many types of pain.
Acetazolamide Date: March 6, 2014
This medicine may be prescribed to treat glaucoma – a disease of the eye that increases intraocular pressure and produces defects in the field of vision. Acetazolamide will reduce the amount of pressure in the eye.
Acute Caudal Myopathy (Limber tail) Date: March 27, 2014
The term “limber tail” is one of several slang terms that apply to a condition that is technically called acute caudal myopathy.
Addison’s Disease in Dogs – Overview Date: April 24, 2014
Addison’s disease is the common name for hypoadrenocorticism, caused by decreased hormone production from the outer part or cortex of the adrenal gland.
Addison’s Disease – Testing and Monitoring Date: May 15, 2014
Addison’s disease (the common name for hypoadrenocorticism) is caused by a decreased production of two hormones from the adrenal gland. These hormones are cortisol, a stress hormone, and aldosterone, a mineralocorticoid hormone that regulates the body’s water balance through its effects on sodium and potassium.
Adipose (Lipoma) Tumors Date: March 6, 2014
These notes are provided to help you understand the diagnosis or possible diagnosis of cancer in your pet. For general information on cancer in pets ask for our handout “What is Cancer”. Your veterinarian may suggest certain tests to help confirm or eliminate the diagnosis, and to help assess treatment options and likely outcomes.
Adrenal Cortex Tumors Date: March 5, 2014
Endocrine glands produce specialized chemicals called “hormones”. These regulate and integrate many activities to maintain internal stability of the body.
Adrenal Medulla Tumors Date: March 5, 2014
Endocrine glands produce specialized chemicals called “hormones”. These regulate and integrate many activities to maintain internal stability of the body. The hormones pass directly into the blood to affect target cells elsewhere.
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