Cough

Circles, a sweet 9-month-old Maltese presented to Imperial Point Animal Hospital of Delray after her alert owners noted coughing that was progressively getting worse. Fortunately for Circles, her veterinarian, Dr. Gary Edelson, was able to use radiographs and complete blood count to diagnose pneumonia. After several days of intense treatment that included intravenous antibiotics, nebulization and supportive care, Circles was able to make a complete recovery. Coughing is a common protective re

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Arthritis

PART I A pet does not have to be older to require joint care supplementation or pain control. Degenerative joint disease (DJD), also referred to as arthritis, can result from poor joint conformation (genetics) or can result from an injury. The anatomy of the joint and the disease process is very important to understand when discussing the actions of different medications. There are several different types of joint within an animal’s body. When discussing arthritis, the joints we are often

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