Although they’re out of view of many clients, the Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology Service is vital to the everyday functioning of the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center. Animals can’t tell us what’s wrong when they are sick or injured, so veterinarians must use a combination of expertise, experience, and technology to diagnose and treat their patients.
I just finished reading Splendid Solution about Dr. Jonas Salk’s quest to develop a polio vaccine in the years following World War II. The vaccine’s development was considered a medical miracle, protecting children worldwide against polio, a crippling disease that left millions of healthy children dependent on braces and iron lungs. Today, the public is
Some of my blogposts are more popular than others. For instance, a blogpost I wrote about fatty tumors, or lipomas, in dogs was the top blogpost of 2018 and has continued to rank in the top 10 of my blogposts dating back to 2009. Clearly, lipomas are a topic that’s important to my readers, so
An important part of AMC’s mission is creating new knowledge. Our veterinarians advance the care and treatment of companion animals by conducting innovative clinical research and publishing their results in veterinary journals. This blogpost highlights research by AMC’s Surgery Department on one of our most common surgical procedures: the repair of torn cruciate ligaments. A
Summer is just around the corner, and many people are considering adding a puppy to their family. Nice weather makes it easier to housebreak a puppy, get outside for exercise, and the children are home from school to socialize and bond with the new family member. But if this is your first puppy, or it’s