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Congenital Heart Defects Study : Investigating Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Pembroke Welsh Corgis

Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 CVMC Dog Owner Education

Description: Congenital heart defects occur in a variety of dog breeds, with the most common being the patent ductus arteriosus (PDA).  Although this is a correctable disorder in most puppies, it requires surgery or a catheter-based procedure which can be expensive and is not without risk.  Therefore, determining the genetic cause of PDA in dogs Read More

Evaluating hypercoagulability in dogs with brachycephalic airway syndrome: similarity to human obstructive sleep apnea.

Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 CVMC Dog Owner Education

Description: The primary purpose of the study is to determine whether English Bulldogs are more hypercoagulable than non-brachycephalic dogs by running a series of coagulation tests. We are also interested in determining if C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation and cardiovascular risk, is elevated in English Bulldogs as it is in humans with obstructive sleep Read More

Monitoring Equine Leg Skin Temperature During Exercise and Rehabilitation

Monday, February, 23rd, 2015 CVMC Equine Owner Education rDVM Education

Description: The purpose of the study is to determine the correlations between skin temperature at various locations on the leg and the potential change with injury to a soft tissue structure. Inclusion Criteria: The horses must have no prior disease or injury other than their current tendon/ligament injury. The horses must also be Hunter/Jumper competition horses. Read More

Boom! Boom! Helping Your Dog with Thunderstorm Phobias

Sunday, January, 4th, 2015 CVMC Dog Owner Education

Thunderstorm phobia or anxiety is real and a fairly common problem for many dogs. It can be difficult to watch. Before the first sound of thunder, dogs with thunderstorm phobia become overwhelmed and show physical signs of fear. While thunder is just one of many frightening noises, it is treated a bit differently than other Read More

“I’ll Be Right Home”

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 Cat CVMC Dog Exotic Owner Education

You return from work and find your dog has recently chewed through the screen on your patio door. Your neighbor also reports that your dog has been howling and barking all day while you were gone. Are these scenarios familiar? If so, your dog may be suffering from separation anxiety. While issues with separation can Read More