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Canthoplasty: Nasal and Temporal

Overview: A canthoplasty is a surgery performed to shorten the length of the eyelids. It is generally...

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Mitral Regurgitation (MR)

Roughly 1 in 10 dogs will develop some sort of heart disease. Mitral regurgitation (MR) is a...

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Pet Dentistry: Fractured Jaw

In veterinary practices, jaw fractures are a common phenomenon. Usually, they are caused by trauma such as...

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Corneal Lipid Deposition

Introduction Corneal lipid deposition, is a group of ocular (eye) diseases in which "white" opaque fatty material...

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Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is an itchy skin disease of dogs and cats. Atopy is the term used in...

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Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions (removal) are necessary in cases of severe periodontal (gum) disease, tooth fractures where the tooth...

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Trauma-induced Proptosis

Proptosis is when the eye is forced out of the eye socket. If proptosis occurs it is...

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Odontogenic Oral Tumors

Odontogenic (or oral) tumors (OT) arise when there is a deviation from the normal process of teeth...

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Perineal Hernias

Hernias are defects or weaknesses in the muscles that keep the organs such as the intestines, bladder...

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Carpal Hyperextension Injury

Carpal hyperextension injury occurs when the ligaments in your pet’s carpus tear. A dog's carpus can be...

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