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Internal Medicine Clinical Update: Hyperadrenocorticism -Treatment Protocol

Spontaneous hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) has pituitary-dependent (PDH) and adrenal-dependent (ADH) forms. This is the second part of the clinical update on HAC which will cover the most current trends in theContinue Reading

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Journal Alert – Biomarker for Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

Internal Medicine Journal Watch Comparison of Serum Concentrations of Symmetric Dimethylarginine and Creatinine as Kidney Function Biomarkers in Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease J.A. Hall, M. Yerramilli, E. Obare, M.Continue Reading

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Internal Medicine Journal Watch

Michael Goldstein, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM Central Toronto Veterinary Referral/Emergency Clinic Comparison of Serum Concentrations of Symmetric Dimethylarginine and Creatinine as Kidney Function Biomarkers in Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease J.A. Hall, M.Continue Reading

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Internal Medicine Clinical Update: Hyperadrenocorticism

Hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) is a common endocrinopathy. More often or affecting middle-aged to older dogs. In the last decade there has been extensive research into the diagnosis, treatment and clinical outcomesContinue Reading

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Internal Medicine Clinical Update: Idiopathic Hypercalcemia

Regulation of serum calcium concentration is a complex process that involves parathyroid hormone (PTH) concentration, vitamin D, and calcitonin, with PTH being the primary determinant of calcium homeostasis. The intestines,Continue Reading

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Fungus and our Pets: Blastomycosis

When I discuss infections with people and their pets, the majority of us think of  bacteria. Although bacterial infections are common in dogs and cats, other bugs pose a majorContinue Reading

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Journal Watch: Veterinary Evidence Based Medicine

I can’t count on my hands the number of times I have uttered the words “I need to look up the current evidence for ….”. The world of veterinary medicineContinue Reading

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Oncology Update: Osteosarcoma

Kevin Finora DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine) Osteosarcoma (OSA) is the most common bone tumour of dogs. Eighty-five per cent of all bone tumours in dogsContinue Reading

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What to do if your dog is regurgitating and having trouble breathing

CASE STUDY: Nina’s problems with her esophagus Nina is a 10 year old female spayed Cocker Spaniel was presented to our Toronto Veterinary Emergency Clinic for acute onset of regurgitatingContinue Reading

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Eglinton Ave. Construction Update

Note that the current construction on Eglinton Ave. may necessitate that you take an alternate route to visit us. The map below shows available parking and work zones. Call us aheadContinue Reading

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