Atrial Fibrillation as a Prognostic Indicator in Medium to Large-Sized Dogs with Myxomatous Mitral Valvular Degeneration and Congestive Heart Failure
Atrial fibrillation (AF) in dogs usually occurs secondary to left atrial enlargement, for example with dilated cardiomyopathy or mitral valve disease, and tends to affect larger dogs.
Central Hypothyroidism in Miniature Schnauzers
Primary hypothyroidism, due to a lack of total T4 because of thyroid gland dysfunction, is a common disease of dogs. However, central hypothyroidism is much less common. This retrospective study described the presentation of central hypothyroidism in Miniature Schnauzers.
Review of dietary supplements for the management of osteoarthritis in dogs in studies from 2004 to 2014
Dietary supplements or nutraceuticals are recommended for a variety of disease conditions, but are poorly regulated since they are considered foodstuffs rather than drugs. This review summarises the scientific data on the use of dietary supplements in dogs with osteoarthritis.
A SURVEY OF RADIOLOGISTS AND REFERRING VETERINARIANS REGARDING IMAGING REPORTS
It is becoming more common for radiographs to be reported on by a specialist radiologist. This survey compared the opinions of small animal general practitioners, veterinary specialists and radiologists about the imaging report. 202 veterinary clinicians and 123 veterinary radiologists were included in the report.