Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Management of Working Capital

Andrew Christie BComm (Industrial Psychology) Regardless of the type of veterinary practice, access to funds is the difference between a thriving business and one that has to close its doors. Introduction Regardless of the type of veterinary practice, access to funds is the difference between a thriving business and one that has to close its… Continue Reading

Imepitoin, a New Drug to Manage and Control Canine Idiopathic Epilepsy

Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of imepitoin in dogs with newly diagnosed epilepsy in a randomised controlled clinical study with long term follow up. Chris Rundfeldt, Andrea Tipold, Wolfgang Löscher. BioMed Central Veterinary Research (2015) 11:288 Summarised by Dr Liesel van der Merwe, BVSC MMedVet (Med)     Why they did it: Canine epilepsy is seen… Continue Reading

Maropitant as s a Novel Treatment for Chronic Bronchitis in Dogs

Investigation of Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonism as a Novel Treatment for Chronic Bronchitis in Dogs M Grobman, and C Reinero JVIM 2016; 30: 847-852. Summarised by Mirinda van Schoor Why they did it: Canine Chronic Bronchitis(CCB) is defined as a self perpetuating inflammatory disease of the airways in dogs. It is characterized by the presence of… Continue Reading

Use of Basal Cortisol to Assess Efficacy of Twice-daily Trilostane Administration

Evaluation of baseline cortisol concentration to monitor efficacy of twice-daily administration of trilostane to dogs with piutuitary dependent hyperadrenocorticism: 22 cases (2008 – 2012) Woolcock, AD, Bugbee AC, Creevy KE. 2016 Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Vol 248(7):814 – 821 Summarised : Dr Liesel van der Merwe , BVSc MMedVet(Med) Why they did… Continue Reading

Treating The Wounded: New Strategies in Healing

Mar 30, 2016 By Heather Lewellen, DVM VETTED Don’t just scrape by with your wound care practices.Here’s the latest on promoting healthy tissue. We all want that magic wound-healing bullet—the one treatment or dressing or bandage to use on every wound on every patient. Sure would simplify things, wouldn’t it? Unfortunately, wound healing is a… Continue Reading

Nutrition: Cancer and Patient Care

Dr Anthony Zambelli BSc(Hons) BVSc DiplSenMgmt MMedVet(Med),                                                                               Email: info@inandavets.com Tel: 031 762 1816      … Continue Reading

Nail Diseases

By .Patrick Hensel, Dr.med.vet., DACVD                                                                                                    … Continue Reading

Vacuolar Hepatopathy in the Scottish Terrier

Remo Lobetti BVSc MMedVet (Med) PhD Dipl ECVIM (Internal Medicine) Bryanston Veterinary Hospital, PO Box 67092, Bryanston, 2021, South Africa, Email: rlobetti@mweb.co.za,                                                                  … Continue Reading

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