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Welcome Animal Dermatology Clients!

As you may have heard, Animal Dermatology has joined VETMED. Dr. Song will continue to provide the same outstanding dermatology & allergy care to patients. If you’re in need of an appointment please call (602) 697-4694. For information about Dermatology services, please click here. For location information and directions, please click here. Dr. Song and the […]

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Total Hip Replacement as a Treatment for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip dysplasia is a genetic problem that occurs most commonly in dogs that have a mature body weight of more than 30 pounds—though toy breeds and cats occasionally are affected as well. At VETMED, we recommend orthopedic screening examinations at six to eight weeks of age in at-risk medium, large, and giant breed dogs. At […]

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Novel Thoracoscopic Pericardiectomy Technique

Pericardial effusion is the most prevalent pericardial disease process in dogs, reported in 7% of dogs with clinical signs of cardiac disease. Accumulation of fluid within the pericardial sac can lead to an equilibration between intrapericardial and intracardiac pressures, with subsequent cardiac tamponade, decreased cardiac output, and eventual cardiogenic shock. Various etiologies of pericardial effusion have […]

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