Arizona Veterinary Specalists' News

April 2017

The April Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Canine Primary Lung TUmors

Primary lung tumors are uncommon in dogs, and represent abotu 1% of newly diagnosed tumors, although this number may be increasing.

Read the full April 2017 newsletter.

June 2017

The June Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Does Every UTI Need Treatment?

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the most common problems we manage in veterinary medicine, especially in dogs.

Read the full June 2017 newsletter.

February 2017

The Fuebruary Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Things That Go Snap in the Night: Jaw Fractures

Jaw fractures are a common occurrence in veterinary medicine accounting for 1.5% to 3% of all fractures in the dog and 15% to 23% of fractures in the cat.

Read the full February 2017 newsletter.

October 2016

The September Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Navigating Through the Mast Cell Tumor Maze: A Surgeon’s Perspective

Dr. Kathy Rowe-Guthrie discusses topics addressed at the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncologists Conference

Read the full October 2016 newsletter.

August 2016

The September Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Bedside Cardiac Biomarkers for Respiratory Distress

Respiratory distress is a common presenting complaint and if left untreated can lead to exaustion, respiratory failure, and death.

Read the full August 2016 newsletter.

January 2015

The January Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: What's New in Glaucoma Therapy.

The prevalence of glaucoma continues to increase in our canine patients, and now affects approximately 1-2% of the general canine population. This number is inclusive of both purebred and mixed-breed dogs and is similar to the 1-2% worldwide prevalence of glaucoma in humans.

Read the full January 2015 newsletter.

March 2015

The March Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Fresh Frozen Plasma Therapy in ER/CC Patients

Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) transfusion is indicated in small animal medicine for treatment of coagulopathies resulting in clinical bleeding.

Read the full March 2015 newsletter.

July 2015

The July Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Every Breath You Take, We'll be Watching You

The respiratory system is comprised of the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and lungs. The nasal passages are designed to moisten, humidify, and filter air.

Read the full July 2015 newsletter.

September 2015

The September Arizona Veterinary Specialists' News featured topic: Common Oral Tumors: Canine Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma

Acanthomatous ameloblastoma (CAA) is a “benign” odontogenic tumor of epithelial origin that arises from cells within the periodontium. It is one of the most common oral tumors we see in our practice.

Read the full September 2015 newsletter.