Image by Nick Archambault DVM, DACVIM
(Neurology), Specialists in Companion Animal Neurology, Naples, FL.
At that time, you should consider that referral to a veterinary internal medicine specialist (DACVIM
) is likely best for your dog.
From Cheryl Balkman, MS, DVM, DACVIM
, Section Chief, Small Animal Clinical Oncology Dept.
Nancy Kay, DVM, DACVIM
, author of Speaking for Spot, has a recipe for a homemade drying agent that involves mixing one part white vinegar, one part water, and one part 70% isopropyl alcohol (avoid the 90% variety).
Susan Ettinger, DVM DACVIM
(Cornell 1998) shares five things for owners to consider when doing any cancer-related surgery on your dog in her newsletter, Dog Cancer Blog (dogcancerblog.com):
Brian Husbands, DVM, a board certified veterinary oncologist (DACVIM
) and certified veterinary acupuncturist (CVA) with BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has seen similar rates of growth in his practice.
Johnston, DVM, DACVIM
, an instructor in clinical sciences at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
But the next big accomplishment in gaining an understanding of exactly what was responsible for the toxic effects of ivermectin in some dogs came in 2001, when Katrina Mealey, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
, DACVCP, at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, identified a mutation in the MDR1 gene that causes ivermectin sensitivity.
Johnston, DVM, DACVIM
, a clinical instructor in small animal medicine at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and one of the veterinarians who treated Mouse.
"We know that in both dogs and cats, obesity in general is a problem," says David Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM
, medical director at VCA West Lost Angeles Medical Hospital, "and obese dogs and cats tend to be resistant to the effects of insulin, so we want to have animals at an ideal body weight.
Bryan, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM
(Oncology), at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri and Martin Crawford-Jakubiak, MLAS, DVM, DACVIM
(Internal Medicine, Oncology), and his wonderful team at Sage Centers for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care in Concord, CA.
David Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM
, of VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital and an internal medicine specialist with an emphasis on Addison's disease, prefers to start large dogs (over 60 pounds) at half that amount, because their metabolism is slower.