Fractures 101

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Thirty years ago, specialists were rare. Nowadays, they are plentiful. The difference is, now young vets feel most diseases need to be seen by a specialist and get mired in decision making. They need a "specialist" to agree with their disease before treating it. This is fine, but

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Prickly Work!

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Although I really do small animals and rodents and rabbits, I occasionally have been known to show my hand with anything mammalian. This includes some wildlife work- squirrels, raccoons, an occasional deer- where I have been asked to help out. Recently I have had the pleasure of working

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Swim Therapy

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One of the best exercises available to dogs is swim therapy. I recently did an arthroplasty on a small maltese cross who had Legg Perthes disease- ischemic necrosis of the femoral head. This disease necessitates either a total hip replacement (quite costly) or surgery to remove the

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