Practitioner Updates

Collie

Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) is a relatively common life-threatening condition seen in small animal practice. Dogs are far more commonly affected than cats. Successful management begins with a thorough assessment of the patient to characterize…
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Dr. Clara Moran

Faculty Spotlight: Clara Moran, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Clara Moran is a faculty member with the small animal surgery service. Tell us about your background. I’m from Georgia originally. I went to UGA for undergrad and for vet school, and have always…
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Small Animal Emergency Service Returns to Level 1

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Above, boarded emergency and critical care specialists Drs. Jenica Haraschak and Meghan Fick examine a dog in the newly renovated and expanded ER at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Advance Calls Appreciated We greatly appreciate your…
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A Message from the Hospital Director

December 14, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Dear Colleagues, As many of you know, I am a straight-shooter and problem-solver. Over the past four years as hospital director, I have worked with referral partners and hospital faculty and staff to implement an…
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Cytology of Lumps and Bumps: The Common Stuff

November 10, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Cutaneous masses—probably the most common structures aspirated cytologi­cally—generally arise from one of three processes: inflammation, cysts, and neoplasia. Fine-needle aspiration with cytology can help you determine what should be done next to attain a more…
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Updates on Epilepsy

November 01, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurologic conditions we treat as veterinarians. In dogs with idiopathic epilepsy, one-third of cases will be pharmacoresistant and remain poorly controlled, despite receiving appropri­ate drug therapies. Additionally, there…
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Pharmacist’s Corner: Ivermectin Issues

October 26, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

By now, you’ve likely heard about people wanting to use animal ivermectin for various COVID-related issues, such as treatment and prevention. The FDA has approved ivermectin for use in people for head lice, intestinal strongyloidi­asis,…
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