By Krystal Harris, DVM Grading – 3-Tier Patnaik vs. 2-tier Kiupel For many years, veterinary pathologists have relied on the Patnaik 3-tier grading system for cutaneous MCTs. When this system was published each tumor grade was associated with a distinct survival curve (Figure 1, Patnaik 1984). In recent studies an increased number of tumors are being.. read more →
Dog parks provide several perks to dogs and pet parents alike including physical and mental exercise for your pet, good socialization opportunities to help maintain your dog’s good natured temperament, and fun for pet parents through socialization with other like-minded pet owners. But with these valuable benefits, also come several worries. Dog parks can pose.. read more →
Being out and about is much more fun with the company of our four-legged friends, so we compiled a list of some of our favorite spots across the Valley that welcome leashed pets. From restaurants and bars that offer water bowls and free treats, to the stores that gladly open their doors to our fur.. read more →
Most pet owners recognize the obvious signs of a pet in distress, however oftentimes some signs of serious issues can be subtle. Each pet is different and expresses pain or discomfort in its own way. Whether your pet has been exposed to a toxin, been stung or bit by an insect, suffered an accident, or.. read more →
In our dry, desert climate, scorpion stings and spider bites are common in pets. Their curiosity can get the best of them, resulting in a defensive sting, or they can fall victim to a surprise bite by simply sniffing in the wrong place at the wrong time. As pet owners it’s important to know the.. read more →
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